Successful applications for the Heat Networks Investment Project announced

The successful applications for the pilot phase of the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP), which was administered by Salix Finance, have been announced today. They are:

·         Sheffield District Energy Network development - Energy from waste plant

·         Somers Town (Phase 2), Camden - Gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant

·         Manchester Civic Quarter Heat Network - Gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant

·         Colchester Northern Gateway - Heat pump

·         Wood Street South, Waltham Forest, London - Gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant

·         Becontree, Barking & Dagenham - Gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant

·         Church Street District Heating Scheme, Westminster - Gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant

·         Crawley Town Centre Heat Network - Biomass boiler and Gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant

·         St Johns Heat Network, Manchester - Gas Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant

The total award is worth over £24m, and across all 9 heat networks savings of 216,324t CO2 over the next 15 years are expected to be made.

This is the first round of the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP), funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which aims to provide £320m of capital support to increase the volume of heat networks being built, deliver carbon savings, and help create the conditions necessary for a self-sustaining heat network market to develop.

Details of the projects which were successful in the pilot phase can be found at –

www.gov.uk/government/publications/heat-networks-investment-project-hnip 

Details of the HNIP pilot can be found at -

https://hnip.salixfinance.co.uk

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