UK plans £5000 grants for heat pumps ahead of gas boiler ban in 2035

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The UK government is offering incentives to replace gas boilers

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Households in England and Wales will be offered a £5000 government grant from next April to buy low carbon heating systems, as the UK government takes a major first step to ending the country’s reliance on fossil fuels for keeping warm. The government is also planning to ban the sale of new gas boilers from 2035.

Gas boilers are used in about 86 per cent of UK homes, meaning heating and hot water for homes generates more than a fifth …

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