low carbon

Aira raises €145 million in Series B financing

Aira has announced the completion of a €145 million Series B financing round with leading climate tech investors from Europe, the US and Asia.  The financing was significantly oversubscribed and upsized from its initial €85 million target. The transaction was led by Altor, Kinnevik and Temasek. The equity funding will allow Aira to further accelerate the […]

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Empowering Homeowners: Enabling Renewable Energy Adoption through Customer Finance

Jono Evetts – Operations Director at Phoenix Financial Consultants – looks at the finance options for those considering renewable and low-carbon installations: In recent years, the landscape of sustainable living has witnessed a remarkable shift, with solar panels and heat pumps emerging as essential components of modern homes. No longer relegated to the realm of […]

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Government urged to firm up commitment to phasing out fossil fuel boilers

The HPA has warned that the 2035 phase-out of fossil fuel boilers must become a firm commitment rather than an “ambition” to avoid further damage to investor, installer and consumer confidence following the Prime Minister’s announcements on decarbonising home heating. Reacting to the Government’s policy changes, Charlotte Lee, Chief Executive of the Heat Pump Association, […]

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Vaillant opens new partner centre in Aberdeen

With the drive to encourage more installers to diversify into heat pumps in order to achieve the nation’s target of 600k heat pump installs each year by 2028 intensifying, Vaillant has expanded its in-person training facilities, with the opening of a new partner centre in Aberdeen, Scotland. Working with Aberdeen Training Centre, this new partnership will […]

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MCS Low Carbon Heating Technician Apprenticeship celebrated in honour of the Coronation

The MCS Low Carbon Heating Technician Apprenticeship is among six green apprenticeships hand-picked by industry experts to mark the Coronation in recognition of their sustainability credentials. In honour of the Coronation of Charles III, the apprenticeships have been selected for their contribution to creating a low carbon economy by ensuring the country’s workforce is equipped […]

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