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New ‘game changing’ domestic heat batteries could decarbonise Britain’s rural homes and take pressure off the grid

A novel domestic heat battery could help decarbonise millions of British homes – and act as massive renewable energy stores in the years ahead. Heating our homes is one of the UK’s biggest sources of CO2 – accounting for 15 percent of all emissions. Most homes are heated by mains gas, which is the main CO2 culprit – but more than a million rural homes are not connected to the gas grid, and instead rely on highly polluting fuel oil or lpg, which is even worse. Now British tech firm Caldera has invented a new type of large-scale domestic heat battery, which they say is ideally suited to our off-gas grid homes.

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