Charlotte Lee

European heat pump sales down 5% in 2023

Recent data released by the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) on heat pump sales in 14 European countries shows an overall fall of around 5% in 2023 compared to 2022 figures. This reverses the trend of previous years, where combined sales increased annually. The dropping sales come as the EU’s Heat Pump Action Plan, due […]

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Calls for a Domestic Heat Pump Tariff Discount in new HPA report

The Heat Pump Association (HPA) has published its latest research on options for overcoming the distortive impact of Environmental and Social Obligations on the domestic heating market. This report and extensive background analysis sets out the implications of a range of options to tackle one of the key challenges in the acceleration of heat pumps […]

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£1.5 billion of additional funding allocated to the Boiler Upgrade Scheme

The government has announced that a further £1.545 billion has been allocated for the Boiler Upgrade Scheme from 2025-2028. This, among other initiatives, reflects a commitment to driving low-carbon heating, reducing carbon emissions and assisting households in England and Wales to transition to heat pumps. Furthermore, a new £400 million energy efficiency grant, set to […]

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Scotland surpasses 200,000 small-scale renewable technology installations

According to MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme), Scotland has officially surpassed 200,000 small-scale renewable technology installations since records began in 2008. That means 200,000 home and business owners have invested in low-carbon energy and heating solutions including solar PV and heating technologies for their buildings. The latest installation figures show that over 35,000 of these installations […]

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‘Unlocking Widescale Heat Pump Deployment in the UK’ – Report launched

The Heat Pump Association has released its latest report, ‘Unlocking Widescale Heat Pump Deployment in the UK’, providing a comprehensive roadmap and collection of policy recommendations for accelerating the adoption of heat pumps in the United Kingdom. As the UK Government considers how to meet its legally binding net-zero emissions target by 2050, it is […]

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