Open consultations

Metering, billing and GSP Scheme Rules Review

After four years of operation Heat Trust is reviewing the Scheme Rules to keep them in line with ongoing developments in comparable markets. This will be undertaken in stages, covering the major aspects of the Heat Trust standards.

This second consultation focuses on metering, billing and Guaranteed Service Payments (GSP). Feedback is sought from all interested parties. Please use the response form provided and send your responses to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline for responses is Thursday 26th November 2020.

Please follow this link to the consultation document here

And the response form here


Closed consultations

MOD005 - Consultation on extending the 5year audit deadline due to Covid-19

Heat Trust was consulting on amending the rule in the Scheme Bye-Laws that dictates that every site registered with Heat Trust must be audited at least once every 5 years, to allow for delays caused by Covid-19 or other exceptional circumstances, if approved by the Board. 

Please see the Modification Report here. It was approved by the Heat Trust Stakeholder Committee and was open to public consultation until 5pm Monday 5th October 2020. This deadline has now passed and responses are being analysed.


Consultation on an electric Heat Cost Calculator 

Heat Trust undertook a consultation seeking views on an electric Heat Cost Calculator May - July 2019. Specifically, the consultation sought feedback on the formulas that will be used.

Please click the link below to be taken to the consultation document.  

Electric Heat Cost Calculator consultation 

Please click the link below to read the responses:

Electric Heat Cost Calculator responses