Apply for Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) funding

How to apply for capital funding to set up a heat network.


Heat Networks Investment Project: Application guidance

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This guidance explains the application process:

  • how the scheme will operate
  • the eligibility criteria
  • how to apply
  • how applications will be scored and assessed

Scheme opening 2019

The scheme opens for applications in 2019: a specific date will be announced in early January 2019. Sign up for updates on the scheme opening and other announcements: Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management - Contact page

To apply

Please read all documents carefully before submitting an application.

Download the application form from the Triple Point Heat Networks website, complete it and send to


  • if you have a question about your application
  • if you want to share comments or feedback on the design of the scheme or improvements

Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management and BEIS will continuously review and evaluate the scheme so we can improve its design and effectiveness.

Next steps

Eligible applications will be batched for assessment. The first funding is likely to be awarded from April 2019.

Published 21 December 2018