Kensa Utilities has announced that its project, Heat the Streets, has been successful in the category Green Heat Project of the Year at the UK Green Business Awards, organised by BusinessGreen.
The UK Green Business Awards celebrates excellence within the green business sector, a statement outlined. Heat the Streets impressed the judges by bringing affordable low-carbon heating to urban areas with a street-by-street approach.
Heat the Streets was a project that aimed to decarbonise residential heating across all housing sectors by deploying Kensa’s ground source heat pump technology connected by an in-road network of boreholes.
The project has demonstrated the scalability and viability of ground source heat pumps connected to in-road infrastructure as a cost-effective solution for reducing carbon emissions and providing reliable, sustainable heat.
Lisa Treseder, director of business development at Kensa Utilities, said: “We are honoured and thrilled for Heat the Streets to be recognised at the UK Green Business Awards. This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team who have been instrumental in making this project a resounding success.
“Heat the Streets represents a significant step towards achieving our goal of decarbonising heating at scale.
“Combining our new business model where Kensa Utilities fund, own and maintain the infrastructure with Kensa’s well-established ground source heat pump technology, we can confidently advance towards the reduction of carbon emissions and the implementation of more efficient heating solutions.”
Kensa Utilities’ Heat the Streets project also showcased the importance of collaboration between industry experts, local authorities and community stakeholders, a statement added.