Bristol City Leap: UK's largest water source heat pump will power 12,000 homes

A pipe being installed underground in Bristol
The largest water source heat pump is being installed into Bristol at a cost of £300 million as part of the 'Bristol City Leap' scheme (Image credit: Vattenfall)

The largest water source heat pump in the UK is being installed in Bristol for £300 million, which will provide power for 12,000 homes.

The installation by Swedish multinational power company Vattenfall Heat will increase Bristol's heat pump infrastructure to create a single Bristol Heat Network by working with Bristol City Council.

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