Scot-Govt. publishes responses to its ‘De-carbonising Heat’ consultation

TScottish Government logohe Scottish Government has published the responses to its consultation on Decarbonising Heat: Maximising the Opportunities for Scotland – which has produced a range of comments, including: – 

  • A heat vision and heat hierarchy for Scotland;
  • Future policies to help ensure the impacts of heat decarbonisation benefit consumers and supports a competitive business and industry base;
  • Proposed targets to increase the number of homes and businesses connected to district heating networks by 2020;
  • The role of the national heat map to support the development of the low carbon heat sector in Scotland;
  • Evidence on thermal storage;
  • The proposed approach for geothermal demonstration projects;
  • And, how the anaerobic digestion industry might be encouraged to avoid useful heat being wasted.

 Where respondents gave permission, their responses are published here. Please note some respondents asked that their responses remain confidential while others preferred to have their responses published anonymously.

The responses to the consultation will be independently analysed and this analysis published separately in due course.

These responses are the personal views of the authors and do not reflect the views of the Scottish Government.

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