Nine innovative heat network projects are being tested across the UK as part of DECC’s Heat Network Small Business Research Initiative competition.
DECC announced winning bidders earlier this year and now the successful projects will start testing their technology with the aim of improving the performance of heat networks and encouraging the use of renewable heat sources.
The projects, which include the using smart systems to diagnose performance issues and heat recovered from data centres and canals, will receive a share of £6 million as part of the total £7 million prize pool. The projects will be tested until March 2016.
The nine winners and the amount they were awarded:
|Name of organisation
||Value of phase 2 award
|Clean Energy Prospector Ltd
|E.ON Sustainable Energy Ltd
|Geothermal Engineering Ltd
|Guru Systems Ltd
|Zero Carbon Future