National Grid and SSE to use electricity transformers to heat homes

National Grid and SSE to use electricity transformers to heat homes

Exclusive: plan is to harness ‘waste heat’ and cut carbon emissions for households connected to district networks

Thousands of homes could soon be warmed by the heat from giant electricity grid transformers for the first time as part of new plans to harness “waste heat” and cut carbon emissions from home heating.

Trials are due to begin on how to capture the heat generated by transmission network transformers, owned by National Grid, to provide home heating for households connected to district heating networks operated by SSE.

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