The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consulted on the SAP model related to dwellings, which proposes changes to how SAP assesses the energy performance of homes, which the ADE submitted has submitted a response to.
The ADE has prepared a draft response to the BEIS consultation on Contract for Differences scheme for fuelled technologies.
The ADE submitted a response to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Ofgem joint Smart Energy Call for Evidence, which outlines Government’s plans to increase participation of flexibility providers in energy markets where it benefits consumers.
The 2017 Budget provides an opportunity to help unlock the infrastructure investments that will make the UK economy more productive and more competitive. This paper concentrates on three policy areas.
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consultation on proposals to simplify and improve accessibility in the Capacity Market.
The ADE has submitted a response to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) consultation on proposals to limit the impact of selective overcompensation in the Capacity Market through use of investment through risk finance schemes (specifically the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS), the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and Venture Capital Trusts (VCT).
The ADE has published its response to the Ofgem Open Letter on embedded benefits, highlighting the risks from Ofgem's approach to both distributed generators as well as the wider energy system.
At Budget 2016 the government announced its intention to consult on the definition of a taxable disposal. The purpose of the consultation is to: seek views on the proposals to put the definition of a taxable disposal for landfill tax purposes beyond doubt, without altering the scope of the tax gather information and receive views on hazardous waste falling within the scope of the Qualifying Material Order.
The Association for Decentralised Energy welcomed an opportunity to respond to this consultation on Proposed Income Adjusting Event submitted by NGET Electricity Transmission plc in relation to the 2015-17 Electricity System Operator Incentives Scheme.
The ADE has submitted a response to the National Grid Requirements for Generators – GB Banding Thresholds industry consultation.
The ADE has responded to the DECC consultation on reforms to the RHI, for delivering in April 2017.
The ADE has responded to the Energy and Climate Change Committee inquiry into the main challenges with, and potential solutions to, meeting the UK’s 2020 renewable energy targets for heat and transport.
The ADE has proposed a range of Rule changes that would facilitate participation of CHP, DSR and non-traditional generators, and provide lower costs and higher transparency for all market participants. These proposals cover pre-qualification simplification, Rule clarification and operational-based Rule changes.
The ADE welcomes the Commission’s focus on energy infrastructure, particularly its focus on ensuring that existing and future infrastructure are used as productively and efficiently as possible. Our response sets out two key principles to help ensure infrastructure options deliver the best consumer value in the transition to an affordable, secure and low carbon economy.
The Association has produced a response to the Government's Business Energy Tax Review, which aims to streamline and harmonise energy taxes and carbon reporting policies.
The Association has produced a response to the energy and Climate Change Committee's inquiry into low carbon electricity network infrastructure.
The small-scale feed-in tariff review proposed a set of measures to control costs, including revised tariffs and deployment caps.
National Grid have proposed that this consultation that the SBR and DSBR balancing services can continue to be used by the system operator to assist with balancing the transmission system in winters 2016/17 and 2017/18. The ADE's response supports the services' continuation in principle but highlights a number of options including better access for demand response services, to ensure lowest cost to the consumer.
This inquiry explores whether the Productivity Plan addresses the main causes of low productivity in the UK and whether it is likely to achieve its desired results. The ADE highlighted the substantial opportunity to improve energy productivity and the benefits this would bring in terms of reducing energy bills, creating jobs and building a stronger economy.
The Energy and Climate Change Committee is seeking written submissions on which Government policies require scrutiny over the coming years.