Policy paper

Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP): scheme overview

A high level summary of the main features of the HNIP scheme, when we expect to open the scheme for applications, and how we expect to deliver the programme including through the appointment of a Delivery Partner.


Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) scheme overview

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The HNIP scheme overview is aimed at:

  • project sponsors or owner/operators thinking about applying for HNIP funding support
  • investors and supply chain companies seeking to understand the types of network supported by HNIP
  • potential Delivery Partners

It provides an overview of:

  • why the government is offering investment support through HNIP
  • what we are seeking to achieve
  • how we plan to deliver the scheme, including overall scheme design and administration
  • the types of network that HNIP is set up to support
  • the investment support options available
  • how to develop projects
  • how to produce the required supporting evidence to give your projects the best chances of receiving this funding.

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Published 11 April 2018