The National Infrastructure Plan, published today, has pointed to an increasing role for district heating networks.
The Government should raise the feed in tariff for micro-CHP to accelerate the take up of the home boiler replacement technology: this will safeguard jobs and provide cost-effective low-carbon heating and hot water for consumers, say industry representatives.
The CHPA Awards, showcasing achievement, innovation and best practice from across the combined heat and power and district heating sector, were presented by Alan Whitehead MP on 22 November.
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change presented his second Annual Energy Statement to Parliament today. The Statement reflected a new emphasis in energy policy on energy efficiency, with a commitment that ‘energy saving is now an equal priority with energy production’.
Addressing questions from the industry at the annual conference of the Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA), Energy Minister Greg Barker MP has today set out an ambitious vision for CHP in industries, communities and households.
An industry body representing several microCHP developers and distributors welcomed energy minister Greg Barker’s part of his statement yesterday in parliament on microCHP.