Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme: capital projects - March 2024

Information on the projects which have received funding through the Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme.

Granton Waterfront Western Villages

Project Organisation:

The City of Edinburgh Council

Technology type(s):

District heating system using air and water source heat pumps; solar PV, energy efficiency improvements and enhanced utilities with smart controls for metering and billing


Granton Waterfront Development, North Edinburgh

Grant value:


Predicted completion date:

October 2024

Project description:

The project will deliver low carbon heat to 444 new-build properties in the Granton Waterfront Western Villages development through the use of nine external air source heat pumps, seven water to water heat pumps and a district heating pipe network to each apartment block. Each property will also be fitted with solar PV, enhanced utilities and fabric improvements.

The predicted carbon savings from the project are approximately 317.8 tonnes CO2 pa- when compared to a gas heating system.


Email: HeatNetworkFund@gov.scot

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