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If your home is not on the gas grid, you will be one of around 20% of UK homes and 65% of Irish homes that have the option to choose an alternative central heating or cooking technology to mains gas. This could be a electric heating, LPG, solid fuel or the most popular off-grid option, oil heating.

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Consumer news

Transition to renewable liquid fuels a step closer for oil homes as Ten Minute Rule Bill passes first stage in Parliament

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 by OFTEC

The liquid fuel heating industry has welcomed the passing of a Ten Minute Rule Bill, which could help pave the way for the UK’s 1.7 million oil heated homes to transition to a low carbon renewable fuel, and is now urging the government to adopt the proposals.

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OFTEC launches discounted heat pump training following £9.2m BEIS funding

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 by OFTEC

Installers in England can access heat pump training at a discounted rate of up to 70% until the end of March 2023 after OFTEC’s successful application for funding through the Home Decarbonisation Skills Training competition run by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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