Blackbird Leys ESO project, Richard Tams and ESO Logo

Summary: Following the government’s 10-point plan announcement, the BBC reported from the pioneering smart-city, the Energy Superhub Oxford (ESO), which is already leading the green revolution with ground source heat pumps.





  • The 10-point plan includes commitments to invest in low-carbon technology and clean energy.
  • It announced an aim of 600,000 heat pumps to be installed per year by 2029.
  • Simon Lomax, CEO of the Kensa Group, and Dr. Matthew Trewhella, Managing Director of Kensa Contracting share their thoughts on the plan.
  • The Energy Superhub Oxford provides a real-life model for large-scale decarbonisation of heat, power and transport.


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