Study: Heat pumps far cheaper than hydrogen for heating EU homes

Michael Holder
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Hydrogen boilers would cost EU homes double compared to heat pumps, International Council on Clean Transportation estimates

Air-source heat pumps are by far the most cost-effective, low carbon means of heating European homes, with household energy bills likely to cost around half that of running hydrogen boilers, research by...

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