The scheme would use excess heat recovered from sewage treatment to heat over 2,000 new homes on Kingston’s Cambridge Road Estate.
The proposed district heat network would supply low-carbon geothermal heat from former coalmines to the new 1,500-home garden village.
The UK must make far faster progress on rolling out low-carbon heating across its homes if it is to hit its 2050 net zero target, energy experts have warned.
Leeds City Council plans to deliver six new district heating networks which will cut carbon emissions and reduce energy costs across 1,485 council homes.
ALMOST 800 homes in Leeds have now been connected to the city’s ‘Leeds PIPES’ district heating network, allowing residents to…