Heating scheme that cuts bills by 10 per cent wins top energy award (25/11/2013)
A London heating scheme that tackles fuel poverty by cutting connected residents' heating bills by at least 10 per cent has won the Energy Institute's Community Initiative Award.
Bunhill Heat and Power up for Community Initiative Award (13/11/2013)
Bunhill Heat and Power is a finalist at this year's Energy Institute Awards which will be presented on Thursday night.
Vital Energi cut costs and carbon at Crieff Conference (08/11/2013)
Vital Energi, the UK's market leader in sustainable energy generation and management, is exhibiting for the first time at the 2013 Scottish Healthcare Conference for healthcare facilities management professionals in NHSScotland.
Housing Associations to get low down on low carbon energy (23/10/2013)
Vital Energi is sponsoring and contributing to housing association A2Dominion's break-out session on sustainable energy at this year's National Leasehold Conference.
Vital Energi recruits six graduates after annual Graduate Open Day (23/10/2013)
Six new graduates have joined Vital Energi after attending its annual Graduate Open Day in August.
New film shows creation of sustainable energy system for 'greenest games ever' (15/10/2013)
Vital Energi has released a new film that brings to life the scale and significance of the sustainable energy system it has installed for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village.
Vital Energi helps Greenwich get greener (11/10/2013)
Vital Energi is contributing in Royal Greenwich's efforts to go greener by creating state-of-the-art sustainable energy systems for new developments across the borough.
Glasgow’s 2014 Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village Developers win best sustainable development (10/10/2013)
The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Athletes Village Developers won ‘Best Sustainable Development’ at the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce’s Glasgow Business Awards 2013.
Second award nomination for Vital Energi’s unique HAZ-EYES health and safety system (04/10/2013)
Vital Energi's unique HAZ-EYES health and safety system has been nominated for the Association of Project Safety's National Construction Design and Management (CDM) Innovation Award.
Vital Energi sponsors formal dinner at Association of University Engineers conference (19/09/2013)
Vital Energi, a leading provider of low carbon energy systems for universities, sponsored the formal dinner at this year’s Association of University Engineers (AUE) conference.
Bunhill Energy Centre is fourth must-see building in London (19/09/2013)
Bunhill Heat and Power Energy Centre is London's fourth must-see building to visit during Open House London weekend on 21-22 September 2013.
Vital Energi helps York Hospital conserve energy, carbon and cash (13/09/2013)
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has appointed Vital Energi as its Energy Services Company (ESCo) to help it conserve energy.
London's greenest building joins Vital Energi's heat network (09/09/2013)
Set to be London's greenest building, Five Pancras Square is the newest addition to the high profile King's Cross Central development which is powered by Vital Energi's pioneering community energy scheme.
Turning up the heat at the University of Liverpool (05/09/2013)
Vital Energi is helping the University of Liverpool boost the heat and power on its campus while breathing new life into an historic building.
Vital Energi to continue to keep Nottingham's heat and hot water flowing (01/08/2013)
Vital Energi's long-term relationship with Nottingham City Council has been boosted by the recent announcement that it has been appointed as an approved contractor for a new four year district heating mains framework agreement worth £8 million.
Commonwealth Games selected as shining light of sustainable energy schemes (25/07/2013)
The Glasgow-led STEP UP project, which promotes excellence in energy planning, has identified the award-winning 2014 Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village as an exemplar ‘lighthouse project’ that will have a significant impact on changing perceptions of what can be achieved using sustainable energy sources.
Edinburgh community centre is latest charity to receive cash boost from Vital Energi (17/07/2013)
An Edinburgh community sports centre is the latest recipient of a cash boost from Vital Energi which gave close to £10,000 to UK charities this year.
Vital Energi launches 2013 Graduate Open Day (01/07/2013)
Applications are now invited for Vital Energi's annual Graduate Open Day which will be held in Blackburn and London during the summer.
Judges give thumbs-up to HAZ-EYES (18/06/2013)
Vital Energi’s innovative HAZ-EYES health and safety initiative has impressed the judging panel for the Constructing Excellence in London & the South East Awards 2013 and it has been announced as a finalist.
Vital Energi in ‘vital six per cent’ of Britain’s brightest and best businesses (18/06/2013)
Vital Energi is to be a founding member of a new group of British businesses who represent the ‘vital six per cent’ of firms creating half of all new jobs in the UK economy.
Vital Energi signs long-term contract with the University of Liverpool (17/06/2013)
Vital Energi has cemented its long-term relationship with the University of Liverpool by signing a new £4 million contract to carry out district heating installations across its campus for the next five years.
Vital Energi named one of top 50 fastest growing companies in the UK (11/06/2013)
Vital Energi has been ranked 48th in the Investec Hot 100 fastest growing private companies in the UK.
Compiled by Investec Specialist Bank, in association with Real Business magazine, the Investec Hot 100 is based on compound annual growth rates measured over a four-year period.
Community heating helps Glasgow's Athletes' Village win top housing award (04/06/2013)
Vital Energi’s bespoke low carbon community heating system has helped the Athletes' Village for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow win the award for Best Green Initiative at the prestigious Homes for Scotland Awards 2013.
Scotland’s Energy Minister launches District Heating Action Plan at 2014 Commonwealth Games (04/06/2013)
Scotland’s Energy Minister, Fergus Ewing, launched the Scottish Government's District Heating Action Plan in May while visiting the CHP energy centre at the new Athletes’ Village for Glasgow’s 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Vital Energi reaches new heights in Green Sky Thinking (13/05/2013)
Vital Energi has showcased its exemplar energy centre at Bunhill, Islington as part of the Green Sky Thinking event which celebrates projects that are setting the standards in sustainability in the capital.
Vital Energi spreads the CHP word in Hampshire (13/05/2013)
Sustainable energy specialists from Vital Energi provided industry insight into the issues currently affecting the development of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) in the UK during a presentation at an event organised by Hampshire County Council in April.
CHPA Press Release: DECC gives green light for major expansion of district heat (27/03/2013)
The Government has today published its heat strategy paper, "The Future of Heating: Meeting the Challenge", paving the way for a major programme of investment in new district heating infrastructure in communities across Britain.
Vital Energi to showcase sustainability services to healthcare sector (25/03/2013)
Vital Energi is exhibiting at the 2013 HefmA Conference and Exhibition where it will be demonstrating how it can help hospitals to reduce their energy demand and carbon liability by implementing energy management and generation solutions.
Vital Energi wins major new contract for MediaCityUK (25/03/2013)
Vital Energi has been awarded the operation and maintenance contract for the revolutionary tri-generation energy scheme and canal cooling system at MediaCityUK – the first development in the world to become a BREEAM approved sustainable community
Revolutionary new smart heat metering system goes live (22/03/2013)
Vital Energi’s vPro Energy Metering System (vPro:ems) provides the most secure, flexible and resilient smart heat metering solution available on the market today.
Vital Energi to connect Sleaford's straw-fired power plant to community buildings (15/03/2013)
Vital Energi is set to create a district heating network to connect key community buildings in Sleaford, Lincolnshire to the town’s revolutionary new £155 million straw-fired power station - only the second ever to be built in the UK.
Vital Energi releases film showing creation of Kings Cross Energy Centre (08/03/2013)
A new film, released this month, reveals the enormous scale of Vital Energi's state-of-the-art energy centre for the £2 billion King’s Cross Central development and the logistical challenges faced by its engineers.
Vital Energi is shortlisted for Building Awards 2013 (28/02/2012)
Vital Energi has fought off stiff competition to be shortlisted for Specialist Contractor of the Year at the 2013 Building Awards.
Employee awards mark end of record year for Vital Energi (05/01/2013)
The presentation of Vital Energi's inaugural Employee Awards in December marked the end of another successful year for the sustainable energy company.
DECC visits King’s Cross Energy Centre (12/12/2012)
Senior officials from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) visited Vital Energi's pioneering low carbon energy centre at King's Cross in December.
Bunhill energy centre unveiled (10/12/2012)
Vital Energi sponsored a special event held by Islington Borough Council in November to launch its new Bunhill Energy Centre.
Residents and businesses were invited to the event on Thursday 29 November and to take a tour of the state-of-the-art facility which has been designed and built by Vital Energi.
Road map to success for Scottish district heating (07/12/2012)
Scotland's Expert Commission on District Heating has recommended that the Scottish Government sets out a road-map for district heating by the end of this year.
Vital Energi contributes to creation of new urban quarter for west London (07/12/2012)
A brand new neighbourhood, being built in West London, is to benefit from a new energy centre built by Vital Energi.
The sustainable energy specialist has secured the contract for Phase 1 of the Wornington Green project, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, which is due for completion by July 2014.
Scotland’s First Minister switches on the heat at Wyndford (30/11/2012)
Alex Salmond, Scotland’s First Minister, has officially launched a state-of-the-art new heating and hot water system designed and built by Vital Energi in partnership with SSE.
Vital Energi attracts top graduates (30/11/2012)
The future looks bright for five graduates who have joined Vital Energi after being selected at its annual Graduate Open Day.
PRESS RELEASE: First Minister gives his backing to landmark heating system in Glasgow (29/11/2012)
First Minister Alex Salmond today officially launched a new state-of-the-art heating and hot water system in Glasgow which is leading the way in low cost, environmentally-friendly energy.
Scottish Government Press Release: 'New SG funding for cheaper fuel bill's (27/11/2012)
Cheaper fuel bills could be on the way for tenants in Maryhill and Glasgow’s East End as well as one of Fife’s biggest hospitals, thanks to greener heating systems being backed by the Scottish Government.
Vital Energi fights off stiff competition to win contract (15/11/2012)
Vital Energi has fought off stiff competition to win the £7.2 million contract to create a brand new community heating system for the University of Edinburgh Utilities Supply Company.
Vital Energi project short-listed for Energy Award (06/11/2012)
A project Vital Energi is carrying out for Hackney Homes has made it on to the short-list of the Energy Awards 2012.
The Hackney Homes, Shoreditch Heat and Gascoyne Points CESP Project has been short-listed for the Renewable Energy Project of the Year Award.
Green Councillor visits energy centre for 2014 Commonwealth Games (06/11/2012)
Scottish Green Party Councillor, Martha Wardrop, visited Vital Energi’s new energy centre at Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games 2014 site in October.
Vital Energi unveils Kings Cross Energy Centre (29/10/2012)
Vital Energi is unveiling its state-of-the-art Kings Cross Energy Centre at a special event in November.
The sustainable energy specialist is providing tours of the Energy Centre - one of the largest and most significant community heating projects ever undertaken.
Vital Energi sponsors CHPA university event (17/10/2012)
Leading sustainable energy specialist, Vital Energi, has sponsored a seminar hosted by the Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA), aimed at providing practical advice to the higher education sector on the benefits of switching from conventional to sustainable energy production.
Energy is top of agenda at event for G15 housing associations (17/10/2012)
Professional standards in sustainable energy provision were top of the agenda at a conference for the G15 housing associations sponsored by Vital Energi.
VITAL ENERGI ACQUIRES ENVIDO (09/10/2012)
Vital Holdings Limited, a leading innovator in efficient energy provision for Clients in the UK, is pleased to announce that it has acquired Envido, a leading energy and carbon management specialist.
Green energy for families in Greenwich (14/09/2012)
Vital Energi is designing a £7 million, state-of the art energy system for a new family-oriented, eco-friendly housing scheme in Greenwich.
Vital Energi plays crucial role in creation of UK’s first eco town (14/09/2012)
Vital Energi is part of a team of experts involved in the creation of the largest zero carbon development in the UK.
Universities consult Vital Energi on future for district heating (05/09/2012)
Academics from Manchester and Edinburgh Universities have visited Vital Energi’s headquarters in Blackburn to seek its contribution to key research projects on the future of district heating in the UK.
Vital Energi wins contract to help create new sustainable Center Parcs (06/08/2012)
Vital Energi has won the contract to create the district heating network for Center Parcs’ fifth holiday village in the UK, due to open in spring 2014.
Vital Energi to run newly opened energy centre at Kings Cross (26/07/2012)
Vital Energi has won the operations and maintenance contract for the newly-opened energy centre on the £2bn Kings Cross development.
Vital Energi advises the Government on district heating policy (12/07/2012)
Vital Energi is one of a select group of specialist companies chosen by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) to take part in a fact-finding workshop on district heating.
Vital Energi helps The University of York cut CO2 emissions (05/07/2012)
Vital Energi is helping The University of York cut its CO2 emissions with the installation of a £3.1 million low carbon energy system on its new Heslington campus.
PRESS RELEASE - Up to 1900 homes to benefit from affordable heating project in city (29/06/2012)
UP to 1900 homes in a Glasgow community are to benefit from a multi-million pound innovative scheme which will provide low-cost, energy-efficient heating and hot water for residents.
Charity cyclists in the pink after cash boost from Vital Energi (21/06/2012)
A team of workers on the £2bn Kings Cross development in London has received a cheque for £5,000, from development partner Vital Energi, after it successfully completed a mammoth 750 mile bike ride from Austria to London in aid of charity.
Vital Energi and SSE Partner at the CIH event (23/05/2012)
Vital Energi and SSE are continuing to work in partnership by hosting a joint stand at the housing industries most prolific event, the Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) on 12th-14th June 2012 at Manchester Central, Manchester.
CHPA Event: Local Authorities Raising Revenue through Community Energy (10/05/2012)
On 18th May 2012 the Combined Heat & Power Association (CHPA) are hosting an all-day event at the Strand Palace Hotel, London.
The Queen officially opens MediaCityUK (17/04/2012)
The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh visited MediaCityUK in Salford, Manchester on 23rd March to officially open the £650million development; which is fuelled by Vital Energi’s Trigeneration scheme.
CHPA Press Release: Heat strategy heralds new era for district heating investment (29/03/2012)
Energy Secretary Ed Davey has today published the Government’s strategy for heat, identifying pathways for the transition of the UK’s heat supply to low- and zero- carbon energy sources.
Vital Energi Exceeds Expectations (26/03/2012)
Vital Energi’s 2011 statistical analysis reports have revealed that our financed energy service solutions have continued to push the boundaries in energy efficiency through exceeding financial and CO2 reduction expectations.
Vital Energi is a Construction News Awards 2012 Finalist (21/03/2012)
Vital Energi has been shortlisted for the “Specialist Contractor of the Year” and “Tomorrow’s Company” categories for the Construction News Awards.
Vital Energi is a Building Awards 2012 Finalist (10/02/2012)
Vital Energi is delighted to be shortlisted in the Specialist Contractor of the year category for the prestigious 2012 Building Awards.
Vital Energi bucks the economic trend (10/02/2012)
Much of British industry is still struggling to emerge from the recession. But some interesting facts and figures from the past year have shown that Vital Energi is bucking the recession.
Turning Up the Heat on Bringing Carbon Emissions Down in Glasgow (01/02/2012)
Two recent Vital Energi projects are playing a huge role in helping the city of Glasgow meet its ambitious 30% carbon reduction target - but what’s just as important is that they demonstrate that massive carbon savings can be made in both new and old buildings.
Majors Fund Helps Create a Low Carbon London (03/01/2012)
A new Mayor's fund is helping the government bring more sustainable low-carbon heating projects to London.
Vital lays cornerstone for new £140m development in Kent (03/01/2012)
Vital Energi laid the cornerstone recently for a new zero carbon development in Ashford, Kent worth over £140million.
Vital Energi Relocates to New, Larger London Premises (19/12/2011)
Vital Energi is pleased to announce the relocation of our new, larger London regional office.
Vital role in Solar PV Education (09/12/2011)
Vital Energi helped to take another step forwards in the education of our next generation of energy consumers with the completion, recently, of a showcase educational project for Hartwell Primary School in Northampton.
Glasgow takes first step to become "one of Europe's most Sustainable Cities" (29/11/2011)
The City of Glasgow recently took a giant step towards its goal to become “one of Europe’s most sustainable Cities” with the implementation of District Heating at the 2014 Commonwealth Games’ Athlete’s Village.
Vital Energi Win Highly Coveted 'Innovation Award' at this years CHPA Awards (23/11/2011)
Vital Energi and Cynergin Consultants Limited are delighted to win the highly coveted 'Innovation Award' for their record-breaking low carbon CHP solution at the iconic National Sports Centre in Crystal Palace at this year's CHPA Awards.
CHPA - Energy Statement provides springboard for energy-efficient CHP (22/11/2011)
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change presented his second Annual Energy Statement to Parliament today reflecting a new emphasis in energy policy on energy efficiency, with a commitment that 'energy saving is now an equal priority with energy production'.
CHPA - Energy Minister responds to calls for certainty from low-carbon heat industry (22/11/2011)
Addressing questions from the industry at the annual conference of the Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA), Energy Minister Greg Barker MP has today set out an ambitious vision for CHP in industries, communities and households.
£8million Carbon Reduction Housing Scheme Requires Vital Skills (09/11/2011)
Vital Energi were recently awarded the next phase of work on the £8million 500 home heat and home upgrade scheme being delivered by Hackney Homes in Shoreditch as part of their £220million Decent Homes Programme, improving and upgrading 25% of their 35,000 housing stock.
Taking Pride in Our Social Responsibility is Vital (07/09/2011)
Vital take enormous pride in the work we do in raising the standards in deprived areas. Ocean Estate in Stepney has wanted for over a decade, a regeneration that is set to transform the lives of its residents.
Vital Next Phase for One of The UK’s Top 20 Universities (06/09/2011)
The University of York has awarded Vital Energi the next phase of multi-utility infrastructure works on their £750million campus expansion plan.
Vital Energi to Make Significant Investment in Expanding Expertise (06/09/2011)
Over the past 5 years Vital Energi has increased its staff numbers by an average of 19% year on year and have increased the budget for training by 77% compared to last year.
Vital Energi Appointed to New Fast Track NHS Framework Agreement (08/08/2011)
Vital Energi is set to gain a potential share of a new NHS Framework procurement initiative to reduce carbon, consumption & costs
Vital Next Steps on Europe's Largest City Centre Development (08/08/2011)
Impressed with Vital Energi’s contribution to an effective energy strategy aligned with the growth of the scheme; Metropolitan Kings Cross Limited have awarded Vital Energi the next phase of works on the Kings Cross Central London £250million scheme
Japanese Return to Learn More Vital Lessons from Tsunami (05/08/2011)
In light of the electricity shortage in Japan due to the Fukushima Tsunami, the Japanese Institute of Healthcare and Estate Management (IHEEM) recently returned to the UK to visit Vital Energi’s pioneering Tri-generation Scheme at the Natural History Museum (NHM) having previously visited the CHP energy centre at Grosvenor Waterside over 16 months ago.
Vital Carbon Cuts for Car Fleet (04/08/2011)
Part of the delivery of Vital Energi's corporate social responsibility objectives to create a more sustainable business, Vital Energi has been working towards reducing its corporate carbon footprint through lowering carbon emissions across their whole vehicle fleet..
Multiple Honours for First Class Student (19/07/2011)
Vital Energi’s belief in the support of young talent was repaid today as Marketing Executive, Abby Jones graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with multiple honours receiving not only a First Class Honours degree in Business Studies, but also an outstanding achievement award for being Most Outstanding Student for BA (hons) Business Studies.
Simplification proposals for CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme revealed (19/07/2011)
Proposals to make the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme simpler, easier and more straightforward have been outlined.
The CRC scheme started in April last year to reduce carbon emissions in businesses through energy efficiency improvements.
Vital Energi sponsor environmental awareness expedition to Borneo (09/06/2011)
Vital Energi are sponsoring a schoolgirl's three week expedition to Borneo this summer which she is undertaking to raise environmental awareness about the effects of climate change on the world's natural environment.
Mick Hogan, one of Vital Energi's longest serving staff members retires (02/06/2011)
Vital Energi would like to thank project engineer Mick Hogan, one of our longest serving and most experienced employees, for all of his contributions to Vital Energi during his time with us and wish him all the best in his retirement.
Low Carbon energy solution for L&Q's £150 million London regeneration project (31/5/2011)
Vital Energi has been appointed by Taylor Wimpey to deliver a highly efficient £5million district heating scheme as part of London and Quadrant Housing Association's (L&Q) £150 million regeneration of the Haggerston and Kingsland Estates in London.
Vital Energi helps to deliver Sentinel Housing Association's ambitious Energy Targets with Solar PV (27/5/2011)
Vital Energi is helping Sentinel Housing Association reduce the carbon footprint of its social housing and cut resident's fuels bills with an ambitious £2.8million solar installation project.
Berkeley Homes employ Vital Energi in one of Europe’s largest regeneration projects (24/5/2011)
Berkeley Homes has awarded Vital Energi the O&M contract for the first phase of the £1 billion Kidbrooke Village regeneration project, involving 4,800 homes in Greenwich, London.
International Energy Agency - 'Crucial role of CHP in delivering Renewable Revolution' (18/5/2011)
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) offers the "best of both worlds": a proven efficiency technology that accelerates the integration of renewable energy, according to a report from the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Vital Energi and SSE wins H&V News Award (20/04/2011)
Vital Energi and Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) picked up the prize for Renewable Project of the Year at last night’s H&V News Awards, held at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane.
Vital Energi has been nominated for a Nottingham CC 'Going the Extra Mile' Award (13/04/2011)
Vital Energi is excited to announce that it has been nominated in the "Working Together" category for Nottingham City Council’s "Going the Extra Mile" awards (GEM). This category recognises organisations for building, influencing and maintaining great relationships with partner organisations in delivering benefits to the city of Nottingham and its citizens.
Construction News Shortlist Vital Energi for the 'Tomorrow’s Company' Award (23/03/2011)
Vital Energi has been shortlisted in the 'Tomorrow’s Company' category in one of the industry’s most recognised events, the Construction News Awards. The prestigious ceremony acknowledges construction’s market leaders - the companies that are pushing boundaries with groundbreaking projects that are setting new industry standards.
The UK Government Reveals UK Budget (23/03/2011)
The Chancellor of the Exchequer today made his Budget Statement to the House of Commons. The 2011 Budget contains measures designed to hasten the speed and scale of investment in low carbon energy projects.
Vital Energi are exhibiting at the Scottish Renewables Annual Conference (23/03/2011)
Vital Energi will be exhibiting at the Scottish Renewables Annual Conference at the SECC, Glasgow on the 22nd and 23rd of March.
DECC announces details of Renewable Heat Incentive (10/03/2011)
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), today, announced details of its long-awaited Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme, which aims to expand the market for renewable heat generation and supplies in the UK.
Vital Energi and SSE are short listed for the 2011 H & V News Awards (09/02/2011)
Vital Energi is delighted to be short listed under the Renewable Project of the Year category for this years 2011 H&V News Awards.
Vital Energi is short listed for the 2011 Building Awards (07/02/2011)
Vital Energi is delighted to be short listed under the Specialist Contractor of the Year category for this years prestigious 2011 Building Awards.
Greenwatt Way wins highly prestigious Innovation Award at CHPA Awards 2010 (01/12/2010)
With the help of Vital Energi, Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has won a highly prestigious Innovation Award for its Greenwatt Way zero carbon home project, at this year's Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) Awards 2010..
Vital Energi sponsors CHPA's guide 'Community Energy: Planning, Development and Delivery' (12/11/2010)
Vital Energi is a proud sponsor of the CHPA's guide to 'Community Energy: Planning, Development and Delivery' which outlines a straightforward step by step appraoch to the challenge of creating a successful and efficient Community Energy scheme.
UK Government's Comprehensive Spending Review (20/10/2010)
The UK Government today announched the key annoucements from the Comprehensive Spending Review. The overall result looks very positive for the CHP sector, with good news on the RHI in particular.
Government to change "the terms of trade" for the energy sector (12/10/2010)
Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker, yesterday made a commitment to "smash the glass ceiling" for growth of decentralised energy at the Conservative Party Conference.
Vital Energi Shows the way to a Greener Future (08/09/2010)
Vital Energi's ground-breaking renewable community heating installation at Newcastle's Riverside Dene Estate has been highly commended following a visit by senior officials from Government's Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), the funding providers for the scheme through their Low Carbon Infrastructure Fund.
New Carbon Reduction Solution for the Olympic National Sports Centre (03/09/2010)
Vital Energi have been selected to deliver a low carbon solution at the iconic 1960's National Sports Centre (NSC) at Crystal Palace.
New Homes in Yorkshire set to Receive Low Carbon Solution (24/08/2010)
Vital Energi have been appointed to deliver a low carbon community energy scheme to new homes at the heart of the new Aire Valley “eco-settlement” area of Yorkshire
The UK's Biggest Ever Zero Carbon Social Housing Development (06/08/2010)
Bramall Construction and Wakefield and District Housing are partnering on a new social housing development which is set to achieve "lever 6" or "Zero Carbon" status in the Code for Sustainable Homes (CfSH) and became the first of its kind in the UK.
HCA Chief Executive Launches Coventry’s Low Carbon Housing regeneration (23/06/2010)
A celebratory event attended by Council members, Housing Developers, Supplier Partners and local residents was recently held at Moat House Leisure and Neighbourhood Centre in Coventry to launch the redevelopment of four housing estates in North Coventry; Wood End, Deedmore, Henley Green and Manor Farm (WEHM).
Vital Energi helps to deliver Hackney's £6.5m Residential CHP Scheme (18/05/2010)
As part of 2nd round of the Homes and Communities Agency Low Carbon funding initiative, Hackney Homes made a bid to the HCA to support a combined heat and power scheme at Cranston Estate, Hackney.
Vital Energi and SSE to fuel Zero Carbon Homes (16/04/2010)
Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) one of the UK’s leading energy company’s and Vital Energi are currently developing a zero carbon housing development in Chalvey, Slough.
2010 Budget: 'Budget for Green Jobs or Growth' (24/03/2010)
Investment in low carbon technologies was at the heart of the Budget delivered by the Chancellor today.
Today’s Government Planning Policy Statement “puts district heating on the map” - CHPA (09/03/2010)
Every council will have to consider planning local district heating schemes, following today’s Planning Policy Statement Planning for a Low Carbon Future in a Changing Climate, according to the CHPA (Combined Heat and Power Association).
Vital Energi’s sustainable heating scheme inspires Japanese visit (04/03/2010)
A delegation of senior professionals from leading organisations in Japan recently paid a special visit to Vital Energi’s energy efficient installation at the prestigious ‘Grosvenor Waterside’ residential development.
'Community Solutions are the way forward for Sustainable Infrastructures' (19/02/2010)
The UK Green Building Council and the Zero Carbon Hub have published the final reports from the joint task group on Sustainable Community Infrastructure.
The Next Phase for Argent and Vital Energi on the Biggest Regeneration Scheme in Central London for 150 years (16/02/2010)
Vital Energi have been awarded the next phase of work on the King’s Cross development following on from the community heating network that Vital Energi is currently installing.
Scotland’s Biggest Biomass Power Station Gets Vital Input (15/02/2010)
Eon, one of the Worlds leading energy companies has commissioned Vital Energi to carry out the design, supply and installation of the district heating network that will connect the 48MWe biomass steam cycle power station (named Steven’s Croft) to the James Jones & Sons sawmill in Lockerbie.
Vital Energi set to kickstart the Government's Low Carbon funding initiative (01/02/2010)
Vital Energi will be playing a significant role in helping to achieve the government's ambition to deliver low and zero carbon communities.
Vital Energi Sponsor one of the Industries Leading Events (03/12/2009)
Vital Energi were proud sponsors of the annual Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) conference held last week in London.
Scottish Government - 'Bright Future for Renewable Heat' (11/11/2009)
One of Scotland's biggest wood fuelled district heating schemes supplying low carbon energy to over 200 homes is among projects to benefit from government grants. Vital Energi's Hill of Banchory scheme in Aberdeenshire is one of 16 projects to share in more than one million pounds of awards under the Scottish Biomass Heat Scheme.
Vital Energi set to transform sustainable concept into reality for UK's leading housebuilder (09/10/2009)
George Wimpey are currently realising the benefits of Vital Energi’s unrivalled in-house expertise in delivering complete sustainable energy solutions, appointing the company to implement an innovative biomass fuelled community heating scheme.
DECC - 'Energy efficiency scheme will save cash and carbon' (07/10/2009)
The final details of the Government's scheme to save organisations money on fuel bills and to reduce carbon emissions have been unveiled today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
Vital Energi's Key Role in Europe's Largest Regeneration Scheme (01/10/2009)
Vital Energi has played a key role in Liverpools £1billion regeneration scheme, providing heat and hot water to the unique One Park West Luxury Apartments.
Vital Energi set to power UK's first sustainable "Media City" (25/09/2009)
Playing a key role in the implementation of the UK’s first purpose built “Media City”, Vital Energi is delivering an energy efficient tri-generation scheme based on combined heat and power technology providing electrical power, heating and cooling on this environmentally friendly media complex.
HCA announce next round of funding for Low Carbon Projects (25/08/2009)
Details of the successful schemes for the second round of funding from the Homes and Communities Agency's (HCA) low carbon infrastructure initative, totalling £8.80m, were announced today.
Vital Energi works closely with Bancon Homes to produce Green Energy (25/08/2009)
Vital Energi has been working very closely with Bancon Homes to install an environmentally-friendly, sustainable heat supply at its Forestside development in Banchory.
Project Wins fuel O&M Department expansion plans at Vital Energi (17/07/2009)
Vital Energi's plans for expansion of their Operation and Maintenance Department have received a significant boost in recent months, fuelled by a number of high profile project wins across the UK.
Government support for community heating in delivering a low carbon economy (16/07/2009)
The significant role that Community Heating schemes can play in delivering a long term low and zero carbon communities was recognised in today's statement from Minister of State for Housing John Healy.
Government unveils plans to deliver long term low carbon economy (16/07/2009)
The UK has today announced its strategy for meeting carbon emissions targets and its committment to a massive increase in renewable energy.
Mayor awards Vital Energi's carbon cutting scheme (17/06/2009)
Vital Energi’s flagship tri-generation scheme at The Natural History Museum (NHM) has been honoured with a platinum award by The Mayor of London Boris Johnson at the recent Green500 awards, in recognition of its environmentally friendly qualities.
In Memory - Jamie Hope (12/06/2009)
We learn with regret the news that one of Vital Energi’s former employees Jamie Hope sadly passed away on Thursday 11th June, at home in Zambia, South Africa..
Vital Energi delivers Multi-Utilities Scheme for World's Top 100 University (10/06/2009)
Vital Energi are undertaking a significant multi utilities scheme for the University of York across their Heslington campus as part of their impressive £500 million expansion plans..
Government looking "very closely" at support for district heating (15/05/2009)
The Department of Energy and Climate Change said yesterday it is looking "very closely" at how to encourage the use of more district heating systems.
Building a Low Carbon Furture: HM Treasury Budget 2009 (23/04/2009)
Yesterdays Budget has ensured that the UK has committed to building a low carbon recovery with the announcement of the first legally binding carbon budget.
Government 'must secure jobs in the CHP sector' (05/04/2009)
The UK Government must use its low carbon industrial strategy to secure 140,00 jobs in the cogeneration sector of the economy.
Full Steam ahead as Vital Energi arrives at London's King Cross (09/03/2009)
Vital Energi has made a start on the delivery of an environmentally friendly scheme at the 8 million sq ft development King's Cross Central, London.
Government Proposes £350 million Heat and Energy Savings Plan (25/02/2009)
A new Community Energy Savings Programme will provide whole-house help to around 90,000 homes backed by an expected £350 million in funding from energy suppliers and genertors..
"Be part of the great British refurb to cut emissions and cut energy costs" Energy and Climate Change Secreatary, Ed Miliband (18/02/2009)
The Government has announced that British households will be able to receive expert, targeted help to reduce their fuel bills & access low-carbon heat and power in their homes, under an ambitious long-term Heat & Energy Saving strategy.
Vital Energi Awarded major Multi-Utility Contract for Top 100 University (03/02/2009)
Vital Energi have recently been appointed by The University of York to deliver a significant new multi utility scheme as part of the University’s impressive £500million expansion plans.
New sustainable ESCo service contract for Blackpool Hospital (29/01/2009)
Vital Energi have recently been awarded a £1.5m contract by Blackpool and Fylde NHS Trust to deliver an energy efficient solution as part of a scheme to upgrade and improve the energy facilities of the Blackpool Victoria hospital.
Assembly committee commends Vital Energi's eco-friendly scheme (15/01/2009)
Vital Energi's innovative biomass community heating installation at Woodbrook Eco-Village in Lisburn has been praised following a visit by the
Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Social Development.
Vital Energi install Edinburgh's first biomass boiler in a social housing development (17/12/2008)
The new low carbon development on Lasswade road, Edinburgh which provides 31 much needed new affordable homes was officially opened on Monday 15th December 2008 with the support of The City of Edinburgh Council.
Government 'absolutely committed' to 2016 zero carbon target for new homes (17/12/2008)
Housing Minister Margaret Beckett today set out the Government's proposals for making all new homes zero carbon from 2016.
Vital Energi's designs win top marks with UK's leading blue chip companies (15/12/2008)
Household names such as Tesco and Peel Holdings as well as leading regeneration specialists including St Modwen are seeing the benefits of Vital Energi's design expertise at early development stage on significant mixed use energy efficient schemes around the UK.
The Lords Energy Bill debate (23/10/2008)
Below is a brief summary of recent Energy Bill debate in the House of Lords on 22nd October 2008.
Cutting the Capitals Carbon Footprint - Delivering Decentralised Energy (22/10/2008)
Vital Energi have participated in the research and consultation exercise for a report launched by business organisation London First offering a route to achieving London's ambitious carbon reduction target
Residential schemes with Sustainable Energy Solutions are a hit at recent National Awards - providing Vital carbon savings (10/10/2008)
Several residential schemes with sustainable energy solutions, incorporating Combined Heat and Power, connection to an existing District Heating
Network or Biomass heating have received acknowledgement for their design with three recent National Awards announcements.
Northern Irelands first Eco-Village switched on to biomass (1/10/2008)
The Rt Hon Sammy Wilson, Minister of Environment has officially switched on Phase one of Vital Energi's innovative biomass community heating scheme at the Woodbrook Eco Village in Lisburn. Developed by Belfast based Carvill Group, this pioneering scheme is the largest
Vital Energi honoured that sustainable energy scheme attracts Royal attention (22/7/2008)
Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal has made a flying visit to Vital Energi's innovative biomass community heating installation on the Isle of Skye. The 'Home Farm' residential scheme, owned and managed by Lochalsh and Skye Housing Association, is being
Biomass Energy Supplier The Vital Element in the Delivery of New Eco-Homes Projects (2/4/2008)
Following on from its award winning installation of a biomass energy system at Glenshellach in Oban, Scotland, Vital Energi has picked up a further six major biomass contracts in Northern Ireland, Gloucestershire and Scotland .
Vital Energi plays key role in ensuring Heathrow T5 opens on time (17/3/2008)
Phase one of Heathrow Airport's new Terminal 5 (T5) was opened by the Queen last week, following a mammoth five year construction project in which Vital Energi played a important role. With over 100 million man hours invested since construction
Key announcements on Environmental Tax: HM Treasury Budget 2008 (13/3/2008)
This week's Budget included a number of announcements on environmental taxation, with the aim of reducing carbon emissions across businesses, housing, and commercial and public sector property. Several of the measures outlined refer in particular to the roles of the
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