Up to 54% of UK homes using gas heating will not be suitable for a heat pump

A new report has found that up to 54% of UK homes using gas for heating will not be suitable for a heat pump. Published by the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) in partnership with Leeds Beckett University and UK gas distribution networks Cadent, Northern Gas Networks, SGN and Wales & West Utilities, ‘Decarbonising heat […]

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2019 was record year for gas boiler sales

2019 saw a record number of gas boilers being sold in the UK with 1.67 million units, an increase of 1.8% on 2018 figures. The number of homes with central heating is also increasing, today around 22 million homes in the UK have gas central heating, compared to 20 years ago when it was around […]

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Government inquiry finds current business rates system not fit for purpose

A House of Commons, Treasury Committee report; the impact of business rates on business concludes that “HM Treasury needs to revise the business rates system and implement change to support and encourage investment by businesses.” Mike Foster – Chief Executive of EUA – believes it’s a welcome outcome: The Energy and Utilities Alliance, EUA, Gas Storage […]

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MPs call for Green Heat Roadmap by 2020 and say "radical changes" are needed

MPs, backed by key members of the heating and plumbing industry, are calling on the Government to “step on the gas” and prioritise policies that promote low carbon heating technologies.  A new report backed by MPs and launched by Minister for Climate Change Lord Duncan calls for an urgent Green Heat Roadmap by 2020 to scale […]

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Mike Foster slams Committee on Climate Change for suggesting Gas Boilers should be banned for new-build UK homes by 2025

Former Government Minister Mike Foster has slammed the Committee on Climate Change for “living on another planet, not trying to save the one we have”. Mr Foster, who now works for the not-for-profit body the Energy and Utilities Alliance EUA), issued his response to the CCC’s latest report on low carbon heating, which suggests banning gas […]

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