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The UK’s first Hydrogen Homes – What installers need to know

Installer was invited by Worcester Bosch to see its 100% hydrogen prototype boiler in action, at the UK’s first Hydrogen Home. Here are the key things that installers need to know: The Hydrogen Homes were opened on 15 July, which showcase how houses with appliances fuelled entirely by hydrogen would work. The two semi-detached homes […]

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UK Government launches Hydrogen Strategy

The UK Government has launched its Hydrogen Strategy, which aims to unlock £4 billion investment by 2030. The Strategy aims to drive the commitments laid out in the Prime Minister’s 10 Point Plan for a green industrial revolution, by setting the foundation for how the UK government will work with industry to meet its ambition […]

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Policy must address barriers to UK heat pump uptake – says MCS

MCS is calling on the Government to address the barriers to widespread heat pump adoption, after a webinar held by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) once again shone a light on the challenges facing heat pump uptake across the UK. The barriers cited by BEIS include cost, disruption (linked to installation), […]

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Government accused of ‘Soviet-style production planning’

The government has been warned that its plans for the mass roll-out of heat pumps to UK homeowners amounts to “Soviet-style production planning” that takes no account of market demand. Under plans being drawn up by BEIS – briefed to the heat pump industry last week by officials – a legal obligation will be placed […]

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MCS launches Low Carbon Energy Apprenticeship

MCS is working with a diverse employer group to facilitate the development of an industry led, low-carbon energy apprenticeship. The new programme will lead the way in training the next generation of renewable installers to help meet ambitious carbon reduction and climate change targets set by government. Last year, the government announced its 10-point plan for […]

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