Projects to heat homes through disused mines and faster offshore wind farm construction win government backing

Government, Ground Source Heat, Heat Pump, Retrofit


17 projects will receive up to £50,000 of government funding to respond to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

  • 17 research projects across the UK will receive up to £50,000 each to drive local economic growth, provide skills training and create high-value jobs
  • projects include accelerating building of offshore wind farms in the South West, digitising construction sites in the North East, and creating low carbon heat from disused mines in Glasgow
  • funding forms part of government plans to power up the country’s economic recovery through research and development

‘This is a great start.  However £850k is not ground breaking.  Investing properly to build back better will only accelerate our achieving our carbon goals, create jobs and boost the economy. Sir, can we have some more please?’  Nuable