Decarbonising heat in off-grid areas may need “a step-by-step approach”
Hosted by Installer, panellists who took part in the webinar Decarbonising Heat in Rural areas off the gas grid, examined the challenges of decarbonising heating in the countryside. Due to the difficulties and costs of insulating the types of buildings that often exist in rural Britain, panellists – Steve Keeton from Vaillant Group, Sophia Haywood […]Read More
Can biofuels become a viable option for rural heating?
Neil Sawers, Commercial Technical Manager at Grant UK explains why biofuels could still become the answer to greener heating in hard to heat homes in off-gas areas. Research which may help to decarbonise oil heated homes and other rural, hard to heat properties is underway in the form of field trials. Using blended biofuels (mixing […]Read More
Biofuels could be an option for future home heating
Biofuels have been included in a paper on Energy Strategy as a realistic and affordable option for the 500,000 homes in NI using liquid fuelled heating systems. The Energy Strategy consultation issued by the Department of Energy, under Economy Minister Dianne Dodds, was released to the public outlining ideas to achieve net zero carbon and […]Read More