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Heat pumps

We're turning up the heat on carbon emissions - and heat pumps are a key part of our plans to achieve net zero by 2050.

Some key facts...

£6.1 million

set aside for 

heat pump installation

between 2015 - 2023

Some types of heat pumps 

cause up to a 


reduction in 

household bills


heat pumps to be

installed every year 

by 2050

We have just published our 2021 heat pump strategy and summary heat pump strategy. These documents provide the insight of WPDs vision for connecting heat pumps to the network.

A heat pump is a device that uses a small amount of energy to move heat from one location to another. It is an energy efficient heating method.

Our latest heat pump strategy sets out how we will ensure that future heat pump owners are able to connect to the network in a way that suits them.

Low carbon technologies are expected to play an important role in achieving the UK’s targets for improving air quality and reducing carbon emissions.

To make an application for a heat pump or an EV charger installation, then please download and complete the ENA EV and HP application form, once complete, please send the form to

For more information, please visit the Energy Networks Association information pages on electric vehicles and heat pumps, available to view here.

ENA EV and HP application form

A Guide on Heat Pumps and DNO Engagement with Local Authorities and other building owners

This guide is intended for local authorities and other building owners who are considering using Heat Pumps to meet the net zero targets in the UK. 

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