Question to the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero:
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, what funding her Department plans to provide for research on (a) ground source heat pump technology and (b) good practice in the (i) extraction, (ii) conservation and (iii) distribution of energy produced by such technology.
The Department carries out a range of research to inform the evidence base to meet Net Zero policy aims. Future research may include assessment of ground-source heat pumps amongst other technologies to deliver the transition to low carbon heating. Good practice guidance is available for extraction and the efficient distribution of energy using the technology.