Glenrothes Heat Network Named H&V Finalist

We would like to congratulate our clients, Fife Council and RWE on the news that Glenrothes Energy Network has been shortlisted in the District Heating category of this year’s H&V Awards.

The project is an exciting public/private partnership which takes waste heat from the RWE biomass plant in Markinch and uses it to heat businesses and homes in the town centre via a 6.3km district heating network.

Scott Lutton, Scotland Regional Manager for Vital Energi explains, “This is a fantastic project which demonstrates the benefits which can be generated through public/private partnerships.  This project will now result in significant carbon emission reductions of approximately 1,800 tonnes per year. but will also be instrumental in tackling local fuel poverty with the scheme expected to save £200,000 in heating bills over the next 10 years.  We’re delighted that the project has been shortlisted as we believe it is an important addition to Scotland’s green heating infrastructure.”

This is the 6th year in a row Vital Energi have had a project shortlisted in the district heating category and have claimed a hat-trick of victories so far.  We’d like to say “good luck” to all the finalists across all categories for the work they have done this year to create a cleaner, greener Britain.

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