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Financial Policy Incentives for Consumer Adoption of Low Carbon Heat Technologies: Lessons from the Literature

CALUM HARVEY-SCHOLES RESEARCH FELLOW, UNIVERSITY OF EXETER Rapidly increasing uptake of low carbon heat technologies such as heat pumps, district heating, and energy efficiency measures is essential to hitting targets for household carbon emissions. A major hurdle to adoption them over other preferences remains the comparatively high initial cost of[...]

Posted February 8, 2022

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Norwich Pilot Site Update

Places for People Group The Norwich pilot site is one of four pilot investments taking place as part of the EU funded SHIFFT project, which aims to demonstrate the benefits of low carbon heating systems. The site, owned by Places for People, is a domestic refuge centre in the Norwich[...]

Posted February 8, 2022

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The Heat Transition must be local, energy-efficient, and rapid – the UK’s new Heat and Buildings Strategy is light on all three

The Heat Transition must be local, energy-efficient, and rapid – the UK’s new Heat and Buildings Strategy is light on all three Calum Harvey-Scholes Research Fellow, University of Exeter It is widely accepted that delivering a zero carbon heat system will need to be both decentralised and designed for the[...]

Posted November 15, 2021

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