The Heat Network Efficiency Scheme supports performance improvements to existing district heating or communal heating projects.
Applications for Round 1 close on 31 March 2023.
The Heat Network Efficiency Scheme (HNES) provides funding to public, private and third sector applicants in England and Wales to support improvements to existing district heating or communal heating projects that are operating sub-optimally and resulting in poor outcomes for customers and operators.
It is a £32 million grant support programme spanning 2023-2024 (Year 1) and 2024-2025 (Year 2).
The HNES is open to organisations in the public, private or third sectors in England and Wales.
How to apply
Read the application guidance for more information on how to prepare your application. The guidance provides information on:
- the application process
- eligibility criteria
- how applications will be scored and assessed
- the monitoring and reporting obligations for successful applicants
Contact email@example.com to request an application form.
Submit your applications for HNES Round 1 by 31 March 2023.