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Heat Pumps: Manufacturing Industries

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 39826, tabled on 19 July 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, whether his Department is taking steps to support the domestic heat pump manufacturing industry in advance of the implementation of the Future Homes Standard in 2025.

Answered on

26 July 2022

The Government is putting in place a package of measures to build a globally competitive UK heat pump manufacturing sector. This includes policies to help build demand for heat pumps, like the £450 million Boiler Upgrade Scheme, as well as those that incentivise inward investment in the supply chain, such as the Super Deduction Capital Allowance Scheme and the Heat Pump Investment Accelerator Competition. There has already been significant investment in the UK heat pump supply chain over the past 12 months from companies like Mitsubishi, Octopus Energy, Vaillant and Ideal Heating, and the Government expects this growth to continue.