Rishi Sunak

Sunak’s delays to heat pump rollout ‘will cost households thousands’

Government delays to net zero targets will hold back the development of the heat pump industry, derailing efforts to lower households’ energy bills, new research from a think tank suggests. The Social Market Foundation – a cross-party think tank – has warned Rishi Sunak’s rollback of key net zero initiatives will be bad news for […]

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Delayed Deadlines Offer Room for Greener, Practical Heating Solutions

Stuart Gizzi, CEO of Inta shares his thoughts about changing Net Zero deadlines: Business needs certainty, whether you’re a jobbing plumber getting to grips with new heat pump technology or you’re a manufacturer like us, developing and making the peripherals that make them easy to fit. Everyone needs to plan for change, and right now […]

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Calls for Renewable Liquid Fuels to be considered as part of government’s new approach to net zero

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak set out the government’s new approach to net zero, the key announcements included: Existing plans to ban the installation of oil and LPG boilers, and new coal heating, in off-grid homes will be delayed from 2026 to 2035 There will be an exemption to the phasing out of fossil fuel boilers, […]

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Heat pump policy “confusion” after Sunak speech – Opinion

There are increasing concerns that civil servants in the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero (DESNZ) are attempting to undermine the Prime Minister’s attempts to reset the UK’s net zero policies. In a briefing issued to the heating industry only hours after the PM’s net zero speech officials outlined their continuing approach to “encouraging” […]

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Still work to be done on the heat pump skills gap – Opinion

In response to the recent speech outlining Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s new approach to net zero, Stewart Clements, Director of the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC), commented: Following the speech made by the Prime Minister, we welcome the time afforded to make a more thought out and successful switch to low carbon heating. This […]

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