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We have no Plan(et) B

Chris Goggin, operations director of hot water heating unit outfit Rinnai UK, looks at future energy sources with an appraisal of the use of hydrogen and the requirement for sustainable, affordable, industrial and domestic energy consumption.

According to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, a third of UK emissions are fuelled by heating, and 21 per cent of that heat emanates from hot water, space heating and cooling.

UK government legislation in force since 2019 targets national decarbonisation by 2050 and a ten-point plan in its Powering Our Net Zero Future report introduces unprecedented changes to energy networks and consumer product requirements. 

It is therefore important to understand the available options in current and future energy usage, especially in related domestic appliances such as those for heating and hot water systems. 

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