Heat Pump Read Programme Stream 1 (optimised solutions)
Up to 6 months
Up to £200k
The Heat Pump Ready Programme aims to accelerate the commercialisation of innovative clean energy technologies and processes through the 2020s and 2030s. As a key solution for decarbonising homes, heat pumps will be critical for meeting the UK’s legally binding commitment to achieve net-zero by 2050.
The Heat Pump Ready Programme is split into 3 separate delivery streams:
Stream 1: solutions for high-density heat pump deployment. Up to £30 million of Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) funding from spring 2022 (this stream).
Stream 2: developing tools and technology. Up to £25 million of grant funding for projects to overcome barriers to heat pump deployment, beginning spring 2022.
Stream 3: trial support and learning. Up to £5 million contract from spring 2022.
Stream 1 aims to support the design and trial of innovative, optimised solutions which deliver more cost-effective and high-density domestic heat pump roll-out.
This competition focuses on:
Example trail feasibility activity includes: