Introduction to HNIP Webinar

Hosted on 14th February 2019

This hour long recording provides an overview of the Heat Networks Investment Project including what it seeks to achieve and the type of funding available. It also summarises the application requirements such as the eligibility and scoring criteria. Finally it walks viewers through the application process and provides some tips for completing the application form. The webinar also involved a series of Q&A sessions. For further information about any of the aspects covered in the webinar, please contact


Key resources and documentation

Heat Networks Investment Project

A high level summary of the main features of the HNIP scheme, and further information about the application and assessment process for funding can be found here: 

The Application Guidance and Application Form can be found at the below links.

Heat Networks Guidance

A range of guidance documents and publications relating to heat networks can be found on the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy website here: 

The website contains information on the following:

Guidance for heat network developers and those involved in the heat network supply chain can be found here: 

This guidance is aimed primarily to help:

  • develop technically and commercially optimised projects accompanied by robust business cases
  • understand the potential costs of developing a heat network
  • identify and mitigate risks
  • identify potential revenue streams
  • understanding legal and contractual aspects of developing a heat network
  • unlock projects to wider investors

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