Islington to tackle fuel poverty through 'waste heat'

Recycling heat from London Underground and the electrical network are exciting new ideas and a boost to our work to tackle fuel poverty and make Islington a fairer place.

This cheaper energy scheme is greener too - local communities will see CO2 emissions drop by around over 500 tonnes each year.

– Cllr Rakhia Ismail, Islington Council's executive member for sustainability

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Tube heat to warm homes

A pioneering new deal announced today will capture waste heat from London Underground tunnels and an electrical substation to help warm homes and cut energy bills.