At last, heat has made it to the front page. The Cinderella of energy decarbonisation (electricity and transport being the two ugly sisters) now seems to be being taken far more seriously. Much discussion swirls about just how far heat is lagging in decarbonisation targets, and what needs to be done about it, with some renewed emphasis on heat decarbonisation strategies by the Committee on Climate Change and (I hope) some greater urgency on reshaping the Renewable Heat Incentive so that decarbonised heat options can be supported and progressed. But what about Cinderella’s even more neglected twin, cooling? What is being done, or should be done about cold?
Alan Whitehead’s Blog 25th July 2017 read more »