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Creating city centre district heating networks

This project would develop Scandinavian-style district heating networks in Scotland’s city centres to join up isolated “heat islands” and develop future-proofed heating networks, allowing homes and businesses to benefit from renewable sources of power, energy efficiency and reduced emissions.

Additionality

Does this project add to existing infrastructure efforts

Green City wide networks are significantly additional to existing individual district heating schemes.

Prosperity

Does this project contribute to the prosperity of Scotland's people and businesses

Amber Potential for local employment within the cities during the construction phase.

Co-benefits

Does this project bring social benefits, beyond economic and environmental benefits

Green Tackles fuel poverty; potential to become exemplar projects for technology exchange.

Environment

Does this project further environmental goals in addition to carbon reduction

Amber No significant local environmental benefits beyond carbon reduction.

Behaviours

Does this project help people take on low carbon behaviours

Amber Provides opportunity to engage residents and businesses with energy efficiency and low carbon heating and pave the way for further engagement

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