We are working with Bristol City Leap to decarbonise Bristol

In January 2023, Vattenfall Heat UK acquired Bristol Heat Networks Ltd and is working with Bristol City Leap; a trailblazing large-scale, multi-pronged initiative aimed at achieving carbon neutrality for the city’s energy infrastructure by 2030. Vattenfall will expand the existing heat network, develop new networks and where possible interconnect them to create a single Bristol Heat Network – serving the local community with reliable, low-carbon heat. 

Vattenfall bring investment and proven experience in large scale, resilient heat networks across Europe. Within 5 years, 120 GWh of low-carbon heat will be delivered to customers in Bristol through over £200 million of investment into high-quality, long term infrastructure across the city. We will commence construction and seek to develop and expand the heat network areas.  
Interested in finding out more or connecting to the heat network please contact us.  

City Scale Expansion

See where the Heat Network will be expanded and developed across Bristol

Bristol's journey toward carbon neutrality

Vattenfall are proud to be working with Bristol City Leap building a city wide fossil free heat network and supporting Bristol’s journey to carbon neutrality.  
Bristol City Leap is a long term partnership between Bristol City Council and private sector partners, aimed at delivering low carbon energy infrastructure, such as solar PV, heat networks, heat pumps and energy efficiency measures at scale, all of which will help Bristol meet its carbon reduction targets of becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Partners will invest in Bristol City Council’s estate to deliver low carbon energy infrastructure and support others, such as residents, community energy groups and businesses, to deliver local carbon reducing projects.

For more information please visit: www.bristolcityleap.co.uk/heat-networks


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Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 19,000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people's homes and modernised our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation.