Heat Pumps Rollout Welcomed But Poses Huge Infrastructure Issue, Expert Warns

Heat pumps rollout planned
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The rollout of heat pumps will be accelerated as we move towards a greener future, but the scale of the proposed rollout poses a huge infrastructure issue, according to industry experts.

As part of Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan to drive a new Green Industrial Revolution this week, the government pledged to install 600,000 heat pumps every year by 2028.

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.