News Archive

The Queens College – New Library & Archive, Oxford

GI Energy were employed by Beard Construction to design and install a ground source heating and cooling system for the Queens College New Library and Archive, Oxford. The ground source array consisted of 10No vertical loops installed to 55m, connected to 2No heat pumps providing peak... MORE

Fourth Valley College - Falkirk

GI Energy are pleased to be working with Balfour Beatty on the new Forth Valley College development in Falkirk. Our order encompasses the design and delivery of the full 2.6 MW heat pump led energy centre for the new campus building. The system will provide all the heating and cooling... MORE

Speke Hall, Liverpool

Over the last few months GI Energy have been working on a GSHP installation at Speke Hall, Liverpool. This install will provide over 185kWh of heating, and has over 6000 meters of pipe. The National Trust have provided more information about this install on a very imformative board... MORE

Visit to Old Oak Common

GI Energy invited the Heat and Business Energy team from the Government's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, earlier this month to the Old Oak Common Crossrail Depot, to showcase how a 1MW GSHP solution, utilising energy piles and boreholes can be integrated with... MORE

Reforms to the RHI

Today Baroness Neville-Rolfe made an important speech about the reforms to the RHI. Key messages to take away from the speech are: •No change to ASHP and GSHP tariffs in non-domestic sector •Introduction of a tariff guarantee scheme to encourage investment in large... MORE

GI Energy win Silver at Green Apple Awards

Taylor Woodrow and GI Energy scoop up another award for Old Oak Common, winning the Silver for Environmental Best Practice at the Green Apple Awards 2016 MORE

Sainbury's Carlise receive a packaged plantroom

On the 3rd October 2016, GI Energy successfully delivered the replacement Packaged Plantroom onto a steel stilt structure for Sainsbury’s in Carlisle. Sainsbury’s also had a representative from COE on site to oversee the process. MORE

Delivering a Hybrid Renewable Energy Solution for the Elizabeth line Depot at Old Oak Common

Old Oak Common in west London for many decades has been 100 acres of railway lines, sidings and depots south of the Grand Union Canal as well as down-at-heel industrial estates. The area is currently undergoing regeneration and 25,000 homes and 55,000 jobs are due to be created there over... MORE

GI Energy takes delivery of new rig

GI Energy has taken delivery of their new Comacchio GT900HT drilling rig. This is a huge milestone for the company and significantly increases the in-house capability to deliver open and closed loop ground source systems with greater cost and time efficiency. Safety and environmental... MORE

RHI update

The rates of RHI increase with inflation each year from 1 April. Further RHI tariff “degressions” apply for biomass for new applications from 1 July, both for domestic and commercial installations: The new rates can be seen at:... MORE

H&V Awards 2016

On the 21st April 2016 at The London Grosvenor Hotel, GI Energy received the H&V's Award for Renewable Energy Project of the year. According to the judges, "the award recognises that GI Energy have broken through the boundaries and set a new benchmark for others to... MORE

The Benefits of Integrating Renewable Energy Solutions

GI Energy, the UK's foremost provider of large scale renewable solutions, is hosting a thought-provoking conference at The Lighthouse, Glasgow 24th March 2016 and we are delighted to invite you to join us. 'The Benefits of Integrating Renewable Energy... MORE

UKRIA Awards 2016

GI Energy & Taylor Woodrow’s Old Oak Common project scoops up 2 awards at the UKRIA 2016 Awards, Environmental and Sustainability award and the Cost Base Reduction award. Old Oak Common has been recognised for it’s Hybrid Renewable Energy System, which is currently being... MORE

GI Energy shortlised for “Renewable Project Of The Year – Commercial” at the H&V NewsAwards

GI Energy are happy to announce that we have been shortlisted for another industry award. “Renewable Project Of The Year – Commercial” within the Heating and Ventilation awards. GI Energy look forward to the awards evening, and hopefully we shall win our category on the... MORE

Update on Bond Street East

GI Energy's engineers connecting up geothermal loops installed in the foundations at Bond Street East Crossrail Station. The system will eventually deliver 350kW heating and cooling to the future oversite development, helping save 50 tonnes of CO2 every year. MORE

Comprehensive Spending Review

Following the long awaited news about the spending review, we are delighted to see continuing support from the UK government to help businesses reduce their carbon footprint and use energy in the most efficient way. Stuart Lawrie (CEO of GI Energy), the UK’s leading renewable... MORE

GI Energy scoop up two awards at the Heating and Renewables Awards ceremony

On the evening of the 10th September the Heating & Renewables Awards ceremony came to the Ricoh in Coventry. GI Energy had been shortlisted for Ground Source Heat Pump Installer of the year, and a handful of staff were invited to attend the evening ceremony.... MORE

Old Oak Common wins International Sustainable Development award

The renewable energy solution GI Energy are designing and installing for Taylor Woodrow/ Bombardier at Old Oak Common won Vinci Construction’s International Sustainable Development award last night. GI Energy assisted the Taylor Woodrow team in presenting the renewable solution... MORE

GI Energy get shortlisted

GI Energy are excited to say they have been shortlisted for the Heating and Renewables Roadshow Awards - Ground Source Installer of the Year. This is a very exciting time for the team, and GI Energy hope everyone will wish them luck. MORE

RHI hits the news

Two news publications were released yesterday regarding RHI: RHI changes laid in Parliament The government announced on Monday 6 July that it had laid in Parliament amendments to the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. The changes include: updated installer standards for heat... MORE

Update on Old Oak Common

GI Energy are working as Bombardier and Taylor Woodrows Renewable Energy Partner, installing a 1MW GSHP system using energy piles, and 150m deep boreholes at the new Crossrail Depot in Old Oak Common. Future works involve installing and integrating Combined Heat and Power units, Solar... MORE

A busy 3 months for GI Energy

The past 3 months have been busy for GI Energy with a significant number of contract wins including: New V&A museum in Dundee Two retro-fit stores for Sainsburys Bond Street Station for Cross Rail 18 Petersham Road, London Wells Cathedral School Herriot Watt... MORE

Another win for GI Energy

It has been confirmed GI Energy will be working with IKEA to deliver the low carbon energy source for heating and cooling their new store in Reading. GI Energy will install a closed loop geothermal solution coupled to 3 ground source heat pump units. Simultaneous heating and cooling... MORE

GI Energy is extending its offering by launching GI Managed Services

GI Energy is extending its offering by launching GI Managed Services. Great news as the new service is launched, allowing GI Energy to extend its offering by launching GI Managed Services to help customers ensure that they get the best out of their carbon-friendly... MORE

Positive feedback all round for GI Energy staff

Congratulations to 4 of our staff at GI Energy. Nazar Dimitrov was awarded the ‘Certificate of Positive Contribution’ for H&S, by Taylor Woodrow / Vinci at Old Oak Common Depot (CrossRail) site in March 2015. We also had a email from Adam Price at Worcester College... MORE

GI Energy seminar at The Crystal in London

Last week saw GI Energy holding their semi-annual seminar at The Crystal in London, based on ‘The Benefits of Integrating Renewable Energy Solutions’. A good day was had by all, read more about the event here. MORE

Another win for GI Energy at V&A Dundee

Great news for GI Energy, this week we received confirmation that we will be working with the Victoria and Albert Museum, Dundee City Council and BAM Construction designing and installing the energy centre for the new iconic V&A at Dundee, designed by the renowned Japanese... MORE

UK government has announced plans to use “secret energy”.

More news hitting our headlines, as the UK government has announced plans to use “secret energy” from more than 4,000 rivers, estuaries, canals and coastal sites across the country to provide 6GW of low-carbon heat to communities. Read more here  MORE

GI Energy work with CHA in Aberdeen

GI Energy were approached by Castlehill Housing Association in Aberdeen to review a number of their 'high energy use' sheltered housing schemes located in 'off gas grid' rural areas.  Reducing fuel poverty and the recent changes to the energy efficiency... MORE

BBC News - Water could warm a million homes in England

The BBC have released another article on how water from canals and rivers can provide us with heat. Further details are available here: MORE

Update on Sue Ryder - Thorpe Hall

GI Energy drillers have now completed the last of 9 boreholes at Sue Ryder's Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough.  Headering of the ground loop has now commenced with the plantroom and Commissioning following shortly. The good news is that the scheme is due to be up and... MORE

BBC News - Heat pumps extract warmth from ice cold water

BBC Business News have just released a story about how heat pumps extract warmth from ice cold water. If you have ever wanted to know more about what we do, or how our products work, head over to the following link - MORE

Another contract win for GI Energy

GI Energy have been selected to design, supply and install a state of the art ground source heat pump system at Worcester College, Oxford. The new building, constructed from natural materials such as stone and timber, will be sited in the northern grounds of the College, bounded... MORE

GI Energy appointed for new contract for Sue Ryder

GI Energy have been appointed for an exciting new contract for Sue Ryder, Thorpe Hall Hospice in Peterborough. The GI Energy solution will consist of ground source heating. Free cooling has been added to the system to boost efficiency. MORE

Eton College

GI Energy have successfully commissioned and handed over an 80KW peak Heating/Cooling GSHP system at the new Bekynton Fields development for Eton College. Our system is interfaced with another contractor’s water cooled unit in order to provide the desired mechanical cooling for... MORE

Sainsbury’s Dartmouth

After an extremely tight installation programme of 10 weeks; the GSHP system at Sainsbury’s Dartmouth was successfully commissioned and handed over on programme, so as not to disrupt the stores Christmas trading period.  Having replaced a non-functional Biomass system the store... MORE

Old Oak Common, London

GI Energy have now broken ground on a major new development Old Oak Common. This exciting new scheme will be installing a multi technology solution, integrating ground source heat pumps, solar PV, solar thermal and CHP. MORE

Works commence on Site at Sainsbury’s Dartmouth Store

GI Energy have commenced work on the Sainsbury’s store at Dartmouth, installing a ground source heat pump system. The scheme, the 4th installed by GI Energy for the client, is integrated with the refrigeration plant to utilise waste energy and provide renewable space heating for... MORE

EU leaders reach deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40%

EU leaders have reached a landmark deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, compared with 1990 levels. The bloc also agreed to boost the use of renewable energy to 27% in the total energy mix and increase energy efficiency to at least 27%. The EU is already on target to... MORE

GI Energy appointed to deliver major Multi-technology renewable scheme at old Oak Common

GI Energy is delighted to announce that it has been appointed by Taylor Woodrow, to design and deliver the extensive hybrid renewable energy solution on the new Crossrail Rail Depot building at Old Oak Common, West London. The GI Energy solution incorporates geothermal, solar thermal,... MORE

GI Energy help Walgreens to achieve the first ‘Net-Zero’ store in the US.

From its founding more than a century ago, Walgreen Co. has grown into a network of neighbourhood stores that offer one-stop shopping for items ranging from lipstick to Lipitor, along with plenty of pantry staples and fresh dairy products for the 75 percent of Americans the company... MORE

North Shore Towers Partners with GI Energy to Install Turnkey Natural Gas-Fired Combined Heat and Power Plant

Luxury NYC Co-op Community Contracts GI Energy to Upgrade Its Independent Heating and Power-Generating System North Shore Towers, a luxury co-op community based just east of New York City, partnered with GI Energy, one of the nation’s leading combined heating and power (CHP)... MORE

DECC have announced for the quarterly period starting on 1 July 2014 that there will be a 5% reduction to the small commercial biomass tariff

GI Energy continue to work with our clients to help understand the benefits of looking now at the range of renewable heating solution we offer. With the recent increase in ground source heat pump tariffs and the inclusion now of air source heat pumps there has never been a better time to... MORE

Our UK Headquarters have moved...

As part of our growth in the UK market, GI Energy have now moved to new offices at Shillingwood House, Westwood Way, Westwood Business Park, Coventry, CV4 8JZ. Our new premises give us significant client parking, a range of meeting rooms and room to accommodate growth in the business.... MORE