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Buda: Recipients of heat pumps will receive support due to rising electricity prices

Everything you need to know about heating this fall and winter: 1、The prime minister announced a solidarity shield. Guaranteed electricity price up to 2,000 kW per year 2、Furnace replacement, heat pump, photovoltaics. Where does the money for house insulation come from? We reviewed government and local programs 3、Carbon supplement – for whom, when and how much? 4、These devices “eat up” the most electricity 5、Energy supplement. For whom, when and how much? What does the application look like? 6、A heat pump …
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Heat pump technology at the forefront of Europe’s engine energy transition

Boilers that burn petrifaction fuels may become obsolete in the near future. To begin, the Commission proposed a ban on the sale of new petrifaction fuel heating appliances by the year 2029 as part of the REPowerEU program. Furthermore, the year 2035 is marked as the end of the road for petrifaction fuel heating in the proposed Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). If verified, the European Union (EU) may soon be able to overcome one of the biggest obstacles …
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EU looks at an electric alternative to Russian gas The heat pump

If Europe wants to hurt Vladimir Putin, it needs to change the way people heat their homes. As Moscow wages war on Ukraine, the European Union is scrambling for ways to reduce its dependence on natural gas piped from Russia, which accounts for about 40 percent of the bloc’s total consumption. Politicians’ immediate focus has been on diversifying supply. But how Europeans keep warm will play a key role in the European Commission’s strategy to get the bloc off Russian …
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European heat pump sales up 34%

BELGIUM: Heat pump sales grew by a record 34% in Europe last year to 2.18 million units. Figures published today by the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) reveal that the 21 countries surveyed sold 560,000 more units than in 2020. The 21 countries covered are Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Slovakia and the UK The EHPA estimates that the total number of installed …
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Europe looks to heat pumps as Russian war accelerates pivot from gas boilers

An engineer testing a heat pump at Octopus Energy’s training center in Slough, England. Source: Leon Neal/Getty Images Europe via Getty Images The transformation of Europe’s residential heating sector — the continent’s largest gas consumption setting — is moving into policy focus amid surging gas prices and commitments to pivot away from Russian energy imports. More than 40% of Europe’s gas usage is from residential heating, exceeding that of industry and the electric utility sector. Some countries already have introduced …
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Battle for dominance in heat pump markets reaches Europe

Heat pumps, considered crucial to climate-neutral heating, are another industrial sector in which nations compete over leadership. The EU learnt a harsh lesson from the loss of its solar industry, can it avoid a repeat of history? Heat pumps are considered two to five times more efficient than fossil heating, as they transfer and concentrate energy through the use of electricity. For now, European heat pump manufacturers are competitive, just like the European solar industry once was. The European Commission …
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How to Install Heat Pumps in Millions of European Apartments

Heat pumps are highly efficient electrical devices that can heat and cool homes. The tech could save Europe an estimated 60 billion euros in annual natural gas import costs. The invasion of Ukraine has put the US and Europe on a wartime mission to abandon Russian fossil fuels. This series looks at speeding up zero-carbon alternatives by lowering political and financial barriers. Sign up here to get the next story sent to your inbox. Heat pumps are emerging as a key technology …
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PRESS RELEASE: Record growth for Europe’s heat pump market in 2021

Jul. 12, 2022 | Heat pump sales grew by 34% in Europe – an all-time high, figures published today by the European Heat Pump Association reveal. Heat pump sales grew by 34% in Europe – an all-time high, figures published today by the European Heat Pump Association reveal. 2.18 million heat pump units were sold in 21 countries* – nearly 560,000 more than in 2020. This brings the total number of installed heat pumps in the EU to 16.98 million, covering around …
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Netherlands to ban fossil heating from 2026, make heat pumps mandatory 

The Dutch government intends to ban new fossil fuel-centric heating system installations as of 2026, while introducing the mandatory use of heat pumps or connections to heat networks. Few countries are as reliant on gas to heat homes as the Netherlands. In 2018, fossil gas covered 71% of residential demand, while the liberal use of greenhouses in agriculture further adds to the situation. Thus, citizens have been hit hard by record gas prices. “The urgency of sustainability is great, and the …
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A resounding success European Heat Pump Summit reunites the heat pump community in Nuremberg

The international heat pump community has just enjoyed two days of top-notch knowledge sharing about current market developments, research and development topics, and trends in heat pump applications. 260 experts from 26 countries participated in the seventh European Heat Pump Summit – powered by Chillventa – from 26 to 27 October 2021. Along with 34 renowned speakers, they discussed innovative technologies in component production, uses for heat pumps in trade and industry, and questions about refrigerants and the use of …
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Which Countries Are Winning the European Heat Pump Race

Which Countries Are Winning the European Heat Pump Race ✔ Norway is winning the race, with one heat pump for every four people ✔ There are 14.84 million heat pumps in Europe ✔ That number has grown by 26% in the past two years Heat pumps are revolutionising domestic heating all over the world. Not only do these renewable machines warm your home with heat from natural sources like the air and ground, they also do so with an efficiency …
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Europe’s booming demand for heat pumps exposes bottlenecks

Sky-high gas prices have sent demand for heat pumps booming across Europe, exposing a range of bottlenecks limiting industry’s ability to deliver, including a shortage of skilled labour, as well as the need to simultaneously insulate buildings to ensure maximum efficiency. Heat pumps, sometimes described as reverse air conditioners, use electricity to concentrate heat potential and are comparatively more energy efficient than gas boilers. As Europe’s appetite for gas comes under scrutiny for financing the Kremlin’s war in Ukraine, Europeans …