Published: 3rd May 2019

Glenrothes’ £24m district heating network has officially opened. The network, built in central Glenrothes in Fife, provides low carbon heating to Fife House complex, Rothes Halls and the sheltered housing complex at Jubilee Grove by using the steam from the RWE biomass CHP plant at nearby Markinch. It’s being supported with £8.559m from the Scottish Government’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme and is a collaborative project between Fife Council and RWE. Scotland’s Energy Minister, Paul Wheelhouse, opened the network on Thursday (April 25). He said: ‘This ambitious project is already providing reliable low carbon heat to a number of buildings and has potential for expansion in the future. ‘I would like to congratulate both Fife Council and RWE on the way in which they have worked in partnership and their success in constructing the new energy centre and network within the town centre which will make a valuable contribution towards … (To read the full article, subscribe below)