Major water source heat pump planned for Scotland

A 5MW water source heat pump system is to be installed at the Queen’s Quay regeneration project in Clydebank, Scotland, by energy management solutions company Vital Energi. Announced on 3 January, Vital Energi said that two 2.5MW pumps will take heat from the river Clyde and use it to provide heating and hot water through 2.5km of district heating pipe connecting to homes, businesses and public buildings. It is part of a £15mn district heat network project.

Scott Lutton, Operations Manager for Vital Energi, said: “While there have been small open water source heat pumps in the past, this is by far the largest to date.”

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