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Will the Heat Networks Bill warm up the District Heating Sector in Scotland ?

The Scottish Government has committed to a 35% reduction in carbon emissions from heating domestic properties by 2032 and a reduction in carbon emissions from heating non-domestic properties of 70% by 2032. In this post, Solicitor and 2050 Climate Group volunteer Alex Irwin explains some of the significant challenges in decarbonising heat, a number of notable aspects of the Heat Networks Bill in Scotland and the need for more legislation pertaining to sustainable heat.

The carbon emissions from heating domestic homes account for around 13% of the UK’s annual carbon emissions. The carbon emissions from heating homes is comparable to the contribution of all petrol and diesel cars in the UK. 

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