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News November 2013

  1. CHPA Member Briefing | Renewable and EfW CHP policy

    29 Nov 2013

    This briefing sets out the timescales of policies impacting renewable CHP, and key issues facing renewable and energy from waste CHP developers.

  2. CHPA Consultation Response | RO Grace Periods

    28 Nov 2013

    The CHPA produced a response to the Renewables Obligation (RO) Grace Periods consultation.

  3. CHPA Press Release | Award-winning energy efficiency schemes recognised by CHP industry

    28 Nov 2013

    A community centre, a medical device manufacturing plant, and residents of almost 2,000 homes are benefiting from reduced energy bills as a result of the award-winning CHP and district heating schemes recognised at the CHPA Awards last night.

  4. CHPA Press Release : Green Investment Bank eyes new opportunity in district heating

    27 Nov 2013

    The Rt Hon Gregory Barker MP, Minister for Energy and Climate Change today announced the Green Investment Bank would have a new focus on district heating.

  5. DECC and GIB gain unique insight into local energy schemes

    26 Nov 2013

    Officials from the Green Investment Bank and the Department for Energy and Climate Change’s new Heat Networks Delivery Unit saw firsthand the significant opportunities CHP and district heating provide to Nottingham during site visits organised by the CHPA.

  6. CHPA Press Release | New report calls for Autumn Statement to recognise CHP's economic benefit

    22 Nov 2013

    The Combined Heat and Power Association today published a report showing how efficient energy production supports jobs and growth in British industry, and called on the Chancellor to support this key industrial technology.

  7. District energy industry backs MPs on Code for Sustainable Homes, and warns of higher bills if DCLG gets its way

    20 Nov 2013

    The important Parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee has urged the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to not axe a policy that has driven up home building standards and helped to create a thriving sustainable building industry in the UK.

  8. Blog: Towards a district heating incentive

    15 Nov 2013

    As green taxes hidden in our energy bills are under the spotlight, Paul Woods from AECOM asks, are we getting the best value for money from these subsidies?

  9. CHPA Press Release | CHPA welcomes Alliance For Energy Management's first chairman

    14 Nov 2013

    The CHPA welcomes the appointment of Tim Hipperson to the role of chairman for the Alliance for Energy Management.

  10. Delegates hear plans for new heat customer protection scheme

    14 Nov 2013

    Customer protection for energy customers was on the agenda at the Energy Action Scotland 30th Anniversary Annual Conference 2013. However, this time it was about households on district heating schemes

  11. Last Chance! Book your place for the Independent Heat Customer Protection Scheme Workshop today

    8 Nov 2013

    In order to gather views on the proposals, the Independent Heat Customer Protection Scheme steering committee are organising two half day workshops on Monday 11th November to provide details of the proposed Scheme and gain feedback from those with practical experience of heat networks.

  12. Does the decision on nuclear spell the end for district heat networks?

    8 Nov 2013

    This week Robert Sansom discusses what the announcement on nuclear means for district heating and asks, does the decision confirm that DECC sees the future of heating as all electric with a heat pump in every home?

  13. Countdown to Heat Conference 2013: Greg Barker confirmed as keynote speaker

    7 Nov 2013

    Illustrating the importance of heat to the UK energy system, we are delighted to announce that both the Rt Hon Greg Barker MP, Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, and Jonathan Reynolds MP, Shadow Minister for Climate Change, will be addressing the Heat Conference 2013.

  14. Decarbonising heat needs “value for money” consumer friendly solutions

    1 Nov 2013

    Paul Blacklock, Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs for Calor Gas asks the question, what technologies can we use to decarbonise heat and do they fit into the current market model?