Feb 2013
Electricity Distribution
Heat Pump Load Profile
Feb 2013
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
SSEN Future Networks Team
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The use of heat pumps is becoming more widespread and new housing developments with large numbers of units currently under construction. However, there is limited knowledge as to the diversity of the compressor starting currents associated with the heat pumps.
A survey will be carried out of feeders containing a high number of heat pumps in order to fully understand the load characteristics.