The article discusses the need for radical approaches to decarbonising domestic heating, particularly in the context of the UK’s growing housing market and net-zero targets. Jeremy Harrison suggests that local microgrids could play a crucial role in supporting energy communities and facilitating the electrification of new homes. As the housing market expands and electrification efforts increase, challenges arise due to capacity constraints on the electricity distribution network, which could lead to delays, higher costs, and increased investment risks for developers. The article highlights the necessity of innovative technology and business models to address these challenges and achieve successful decarbonization of heating and energy systems. .
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