Who makes up the Delivery Partner?

Our teams are each described below. If you have specific questions you would like to ask, please do contact us at enquiries@tp-heatnetworks.org


Triple Point Investment Management LLP (Investment Management)

Triple Point has a long track record of working with the public sector and helping investors access new asset classes. With more than £1 billion under management, invested across energy and infrastructure, real estate, direct lending and venture capital, it is ideally placed to help accelerate deployment in this emerging sector.

Founded in 2004, Triple Point provides funding to a wide range of businesses and organisations in both the public and private sectors, including the NHS, Local Authorities, housing associations, infrastructure developers and small and medium-sized businesses. Triple Point managed funds have invested in multiple energy infrastructure projects including heat networks and distributed energy projects.

The Triple Point team will be facilitating and leading the HNIP Investment Committee, the body responsible for deploying funding in line with the HNIP investment mandate.

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AECOM (Technical Analysis and Assessment)

AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges[1].  The company has around 87,000 employees worldwide and operates in more than 150 countries. It is ranked number 1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering New-Record’s 2018 “Top 500 Design Firms” and has been named one of Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for the past four years. The company had revenue of approximately US$18.2 billion of revenue during fiscal year 2017.

Part of the services the company delivers in the UK is a leading district heating consultancy. This team has undertaken numerous feasibility appraisals for decentralised energy and heating and cooling networks over the last 30 years. They have delivered projects for central and local government, universities, property developers, housing associations, industrial clients and Energy Service Companies (ESCos). In recent years, the team has delivered feasibility studies for around 40 district heating network schemes, and heat mapping for around 30 Local Authorities. This work includes a number of HNDU funded studies.

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Amberside Advisors Ltd (Investor Relations)

Amberside Advisors is an independent financial consultancy practice, advising almost all the principal energy/infrastructure investment funds on raising debt and equity capital for large scale energy and infrastructure projects. The Amberside team bring a strong combination of energy infrastructure advisory, debt and equity raising and investment management expertise with a focus on successfully professionalising immature markets to lever in institutional investment alongside earlier forms of capital such as crowdfunded debt and equity.

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BDO LLP (Financial and Commercial Assessment)

BDO is the world’s fifth largest accountancy network. The UK firm operates from 17 offices, covering all major UK business centres, employing 3,600 people offering tax, audit and assurance advice, and a wide range of consulting and advisory services. Internationally, BDO operates in 162 countries with 74,000 staff in 1,500 offices, generating revenues of $8.1bn.

BDO is a leading advisor on corporate sustainability and commercialisation of clean technology. BDO specialises in feasibility studies, project funding, financial modelling, due diligence, valuation, tax, audit, strategic advisory work, business case development, accounting treatment, procurement support and due diligence. BDO works with the public and private sectors, giving the firm a well-rounded insight and market understanding. BDO will focus on the financial and commercial aspects of project applications, using its range of highly specialised tax, accountancy and other financial advisers as appropriate.

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Ecuity Consulting LLP (Stakeholder Engagement)

Ecuity is a specialist consultancy focused on sustainable energy policy. They are experts in stakeholder engagement and communication operating at the intersection of business, regulation and economics. Operating nationally and internationally, Ecuity has supported over 100 organisations across the past five years, assisting with understanding of the energy policy landscape and shaping of messages to key stakeholders.

Ecuity’s team has experience of the heat network sector, working with both industry and policymakers to deliver events and engage key stakeholders over multiple projects. Ecuity will organise and facilitate stakeholder events across the country and disseminate scheme information into the marketplace.

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Gemserv (Application and Data Support)

Gemserv is an expert provider of professional services enabling the energy market transformation and data revolution. They administer numerous programmes and projects within the energy, renewables and smart space for both the private and public sector and support central market codes across the energy and smart meter environment. Using this experience, Gemserv will apply its expertise managing the applications for funding, including the processing and handling of sensitive project qualitative and quantitative data.

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Lux Nova Partners Ltd (Legal Assessment)

Lux Nova Partners is a boutique law firm focussed exclusively on the clean energy sector.  The team has advised on numerous district heating and decentralised energy projects over many years, including many of the largest in the UK. They will provide input on the legal aspects of the main scheme including in relation to heat network structuring, procurement and contracts, state aid, due diligence, funding agreements and regulatory issues.

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BEIS Heat Networks Team

The BEIS Heat Networks team is responsible for overseeing the delivery of HNIP and developing policy to support a self-sustaining heat networks market. The team also includes the Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU) which was established in 2013 to address the capacity and capability challenges which Local Authorities identified as barriers to heat network deployment in the UK. The Unit provides funding and specialist guidance to Local Authorities who are developing heat network projects. The heat networks team will work closely with Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management to ensure the smooth and successful delivery of HNIP.

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