Welcome to District Heating Scotland
A collaboration of agencies focused on promoting low carbon heat in Scotland
Develop a district heating strategy
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About us

The Heat Network Partnership aims to boost the uptake of low carbon heat technologies in Scotland and focuses the efforts of a number of agencies working in this area. One of the main ways of increasing the use of low carbon heat is through district heating networks which deliver heat from single or multiple energy sources to a number of buildings. Heat can come from a wide range of low carbon sources such as recovered heat from industrial processes, renewable technologies such as heat pumps, biomass, solar thermal, and anaerobic digestion.