Heat pumps

OVO cuts heat pump running costs by 50%

OVO has announced it has cut its heat pump running costs by 50% to 15p/kWh, making it cheaper to run than a gas boiler. According to the energy supplier, cutting the cost for the electricity used by heat pumps will make the technology £500 cheaper (or roughly half price) of running a gas boiler, based

UK homes install ‘record number’ of solar panels and heat pumps

Head of industry standards body says more people are turning to renewable technology as energy costs grow British households are making more green energy upgrades than ever before after installing a record number of solar panels and heat pumps in the first half of the year, according to the industry’s official standards body. The

Record-breaking year: UK homes go green with record solar panel boom

The UK has witnessed 62% surge in home heat pump and solar panel installations, according to a report The UK is experiencing an uptick in the adoption of renewable energy technologies, with a 62% rise in heat pump and solar panel installations compared to the previous year. Recent data from the official standards body for renewable technologies MCS, points

Brits increasingly value sustainable homes and clean tech

A survey by electric vehicle (EV) charging company Hive shows that British people increasingly want to install clean technology like solar panels, EV charge points and insulation to make their homes more sustainable. 39% of respondents say they would like to install a home EV charger, although only 4.5% of people in the UK own

British Gas launches £4,999 heat pump offer

British Gas is offering heat pump installations for £4,999 in an effort to help customers reduce their emissions. The deal applies to a standard air source heat pump up to 7Kw and a dumb cylinder with a capacity up to 200L, and covers mechanical and electrical installation along with offering five years of interest-free credit

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