Heat Pumps

(asked on 9th November 2023) - View Source

Question to the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero:

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what assessment she has made of the potential risks of generating ground source heat pump energy; and what plans she has to mitigate these.

Answered by
Graham Stuart Portrait
Graham Stuart
Minister of State (Department for Energy Security and Net Zero)
This question was answered on 17th November 2023

Ground-source heat pumps are a mature technology that provide efficient, low carbon heating to buildings. Any risks associated with their deployment and use are managed through Building Regulations, and environmental permitting administered by the Environment Agency.

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