Renewable Heat

Heating accounts for nearly half of the energy consumed in the UK and switching homes, business and industry to renewable sources of heat is crucial to reducing UK carbon emissions.

Regen SW has been at the forefront of supporting renewable heat projects in the SW for many years, having managed early grant funding for biomass boilers (the Bioenergy Capital Grant Scheme) and played a key role in some of the regions strategic heat networks.

Regen works with local authorities, businesses and communities to raise awareness of renewable heat technologies, support decision makers and provide insight to policy.

Anaerobic Digestion

From reducing farm costs to decarbonising domestic gas supplies, AD has the potential to be a key technology in the south west

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Renewable Heat at Work

Showcasing the benefits of biomass heating in Devon Find out how the biomass sector is booming in Devon, growing jobs and the economy

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Heat Pumps

Heat pumps offer low cost heating and cooling for efficient buildings in both the commercial and domestic sector

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FOREST programme

Building woodfuel supply chain capacity Regen SW helped deliver a pan-European project in building woodfuel supply chains. Businesses from the emerging market in the South West were supported to learn from mature markets in Sweden and Austria.

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The south west is the leading region in England for biomass installations

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Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI)

Regen SW is the leading independent source of information on the RHI The Renewable Heat Incentive is a world first scheme in the UK supporting the installation of renewable heat technologies.

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Heat networks

District heating, or heat networks, are set for substantial growth

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Advisory Services

Renewable Heat expertise Regen SW supports organisations to understand and implement renewable heat technologies by providing independent advice.

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