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Phase 1 Day 8 2001-10-29 Chris Underwood (University of Northumbria)

text of presentation to Select Committee

Options for heating the Byker village

Existing situation:

Historical context: District Heating was justified on cheap fuel and high-efficiency plant...

Other observations:

Actual heating costs (typical Byker residents):

1 bed �8.00
2 bed �9.94
3 bed �11.11

Available dual fuel rates:

1 bed �7.90
2 bed �10.80
3 bed �13.30

Non waste options for heating the Byker village:

Existing DH supported by fuel fired boilers

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Group heating from local stations

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Independent appliances

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Cogenerating CHP

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Group heating/embedded CHP

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Concluding comments