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  1. Sustain issues call for evidence – Heat Network Regulations – Establishing the unit cost of meters

    9 Dec 2016

    The Department of Business, Energy, & Industrial Strategy have contracted Sustain to undertake the task of researching and reporting relevant data pertaining to the expected unit cost of heat, cooling and hot water meter supply and installation for a range of building types and sizes.

  2. Role of end users in Capacity Market grows, but more reforms needed

    9 Dec 2016

    Industrial manufacturers, local businesses and householders will benefit from £90m from the Capacity Market in 2020 following auction results announced today, including a tripling in demand side response participation and a growth in highly efficient combined heat and power participation.

  3. Member Briefing | Capacity Market auction results

    9 Dec 2016

    Yesterday, the 2016 Capacity Market auction was completed for delivery in 2020, with provisional results published this morning. The member briefing provides a quick overview of the results.

  4. Ofgem Launches Innovation Link

    8 Dec 2016

    Ofgem has published their new Innovation Link as a ‘one stop shop’ offering support on energy regulation to businesses looking to introduce innovative or significantly different propositions to the energy sector.

  5. Heat 2016 presentations, delegate list and feedback

    8 Dec 2016

    The Heat 2016 Conference Programme and Speaker Presentations are now available on the Heat Conference website.

  6. Finning Power Systems releases dedicated CHP guides for food industry

    8 Dec 2016

    Finning UK & Ireland (Finning), is helping the food processing industry cut both energy bills and emissions by releasing a series of five sector-specific guides on how they can take advantage of CHP.

  7. Apprenticeships will help close the UK skills gap

    7 Dec 2016

    Veolia has recognised the vital role apprenticeships play in business success by hosting its National Apprentice of the Year awards at the House of Commons. The company employs over 300 apprentices and is committed to upskilling its workforce and offering the opportunity to ‘earn while you learn’.

  8. Veolia delivers energy efficiency to Haringey’s award winning housing development

    6 Dec 2016

    Global resource management company, Veolia, is now advancing sustainability for London’s new communities by delivering low carbon energy, through district heating, for the Cannon Road development in Haringey.

  9. Revolutionary green energy project could help transform London’s energy supply

    6 Dec 2016

    UK Power Networks has been awarded funding for a cutting edge project that could pave the way for hundreds of megawatts of low-carbon energy to enter London’s power supply.

  10. HRH the Duke of Kent officially opens the iconic Leeds Recycling and Energy Recovery Facility

    6 Dec 2016

    The site, developed by Veolia, on behalf of Leeds City Council has been built with the latest recycling and recovery technology to help transform residents’ black bag waste into a resource.

  11. ADE Recruiting for Policy Manager Position

    5 Dec 2016

    The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) is recruiting a Policy Manager to support the team in delivering an exciting and ambitious programme of policy development and stakeholder engagement.

  12. Member briefing | SAP 2016 consultation November 2016

    2 Dec 2016

    The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (DBEIS) published on the 17th of November the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP) 2016 consultation. This update of SAP is not linked to changes in Building Regulations.

  13. Warning that changes to network charging is ‘strategic risk’ to Government industrial strategy, smart energy

    2 Dec 2016

    The Association for Decentralised Energy today warned that Ofgem’s continued approach on network charging creates ‘strategic’ risk to the Government’s industrial strategy and smart energy ambitions, from manufacturing energy costs to battery storage investment. Any Ofgem decision on this issue should err on the side of caution to prevent unintended damage across the economy, the ADE said.

  14. Member Briefing | BEIS Recoverable Heat Support Programme (RHSP) December 2016

    1 Dec 2016

    The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has informally announced that it will seek to launch a Recoverable Heat Support Programme (RHSP) from next year, providing £12 million over 3 years to develop waste heat recovery projects with feasibility and capital funding. This briefing explores the contours of the likely programme and next steps.

  15. Heat 16 | From global agreement to local action - A summary of the day's events

    30 Nov 2016

    This year’s Heat Conference, attended by over 200 delegates, was set against a backdrop of great upheaval in the European political landscape. The Paris Agreement, forged last December, set a global ambition for controlling climate change, while the UK Government committed to a 57% reduction in carbon emissions by 2032 in its 5th Carbon Budget. The conference sought to understand how to change global agreement to local action and focused on what a local, devolved future would mean for the heat sector. Read a summary of the day’s events and catch up with the latest in industrial, commercial and domestic heat.

  16. Association to gain experience of Sir Ed Davey and James Heappey MP

    30 Nov 2016

    Former Energy Secretary the Rt. Hon. Sir Ed Davey and James Heappey MP are to join the Association for Decentralised Energy as Vice Presidents it was announced today.

  17. National Grid publishes its view on the future of energy networks

    30 Nov 2016

    Today National Grid publishes its long term view of gas and electricity transmission capability and operability across four documents; Electricity Ten Year Statement (ETYS); Gas Ten Year Statement (GTYS); System Operability Framework (SOF); and the first Gas Future Operability Planning document (GFOP).

  18. Free Webinar - SmartReFlex: "Think big - Design rules and monitoring results of solar district heating systems”

    29 Nov 2016

    The free webinar is organized in cooperation with, will report on the use and performance of seasonal heat storage units, distributed SDH plants connected to specific points of the district heating grids, and the large, centralized SDH plants used in Denmark.

  19. Member Briefing | Heat Metering and Billing update November 2016

    29 Nov 2016

    The Department for BEIS has clarified that the 31 December 2016 deadline to implement the cost-effectiveness test for individual heat meters, as mandated by the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014, will not be enforced by the FCA

  20. BRE has co-funded a European Project: Stratego

    29 Nov 2016

    Stratego project introduces integrated approach across Europe while providing local and national authorities with actionable heating and cooling strategies and plans.