Decarbonising Heat

Decarbonising Heat

Decarbonising heating and cooling at scale in business is a formidable challenge, crucial for meeting the nation's climate and sustainability targets. It has become paramount to shift to low-carbon alternatives, such as electric heat pumps or ground souse systems, demands significant investments and a systematic infrastructure overhaul. With a £60-£80bn market opportunity by 2050, heat networks are one solution to the challenge of decarbonising heating and cooling. According to the UK’s Energy Act, heat and cooling networks are now a core part of the country’s net zero strategy. Heating and cooling network enable us to harness waste and recoverable heat sources and distribute these in the form of affordable, low carbon heating supplies. A vast number of local governments have declared climate emergencies, with heat taking a top priority to help address this crisis. Heat networks provide energy resilience and some decoupling from volatile energy markets, improve local air quality through the removal/avoidance of gas and can provide great employment opportunities to the local community throughout a project’s lifecycle. Heat networks are often lowest cost, lowest carbon solution.

Decarbonising Heat - What we do, and how we do it.

Our Solutions

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SSE Energy Solutions - Decarbonising Heat

Design, build, own, operate, and maintain

We design, build, own, operate, and maintain heat and cooling networks for property developers, housing associations and local authorities across the UK.

We cater for a range of project types including both residential and commercial projects, as well as large scale regeneration projects.

SSE Energy Solutions has been delivering heat to residential and commercial properties for many years. We provide an end-to-end heating and cooling network service for an ever-expanding portfolio of projects, while continually making sure that we’re investing in a more sustainable future for all.

We can design, build, operate, and maintain networks; we can also simply operate and maintain existing networks – whatever is required. But when we’re part of the design and build, we make sure we’re building for the long term, so your network will be resilient and reliable, at the same time as helping you to meet carbon targets.

Solutions to help with Decarbonising Heat

Smart infrastructure

See how advanced communication and control technologies deliver power with flexibility, accessibility, and reliability

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Optimise the balance between demand and supply tailored for your organisation

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Gas networks

We work with you providing capital investment, client payback incentives and freedom of choice for your gas supplier. We also offer market leading asset values to adopt existing gas connections

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Smart cities & places

Find out how working in partnership we can deliver integrated technologies and physical assets and network to optimise the efficiency of city operations its inhabitants

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