Gateshead Energy Centre
Gateshead Energy Centre, image courtesy of Gateshead Council and WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff

The deadline for applications to the HNIP Pilot has now passed.

Details of the projects which were successful in the pilot phase can be found at -

BEIS expect the main scheme to start receiving applications in autumn 2018 and winning bids for the first year of funding to be identified by March 2019. Further details, including a high-level overview of the scheme, can be found on  If you require any further information on this, please contact BEIS directly via [email protected]

The Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP), funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, aims to provide £320m of capital support to increase the volume of heat networks being built, deliver carbon savings, and help create the conditions necessary for a self-sustaining heat network market to develop.

With over 10 years of experience in funding carbon reduction projects in the public sector, Salix are excited to be working in partnership with BEIS on the delivery of this new project which will transform the UK heat network market.

The HNIP is a separate scheme from the current energy efficiency scheme which is administered by Salix. For more information on the Salix energy efficiency scheme please visit