The CHPA has prepared this briefing note, detailing the main components of the Directive and key areas of interest for our members’ operations. The CHPA seeks feedback from its members to highlight any areas of concern and potential impacts to operations.
This briefing note provides members with an update on the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme following the Government’s consultation response published on 22 of July 2014.
The CHPA has published its response to the consultation on the administration of the RO ‘Enabling financial decisions’ grace period.
As part of the Government’s Electricity Market Reform proposals, DECC announced the indicative budgets for the Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round starting on 14 October 2014.
Guest blogger Ian Hopkins, Sales and Marketing Director for ENER-G Combined Power tells us why CHP remains on the front line as a way to boost environmental performance scores under BREEAM despite 'major change' to the energy category of the assessment.
This briefing note aims to provide members an update on the Allowable Solutions scheme following the Government’s consultation response published on 8 of July 2014.
The CHPA is delighted to welcome Hanae Chauvaud de Rochefort to the team, who will take the role of Policy Manager.
Cameron's latest cabinet reshuffle sees important changes in a number of government departments that influence energy policy. The CHPA have prepared this briefing note, detailing the movements of key staff, and introducing the industry's new contacts for the remaining ten months of this government's leadership.
Did you know, the oldest district heating scheme was established by a little village in France in the 1300s pumping water from a geothermal source, through wooden pipes!
The CHPA has submitted a response to the proposed Private Network CfD Agreement, Metering Operational Framework (MOF) and Technical System Requirements (TSR).
The CHPA today welcomed details on plans to help new homeowners benefit from district heating but urged greater ambition for the energy efficiency scheme.
Syed Ahmed from Energy For London gives us his top 5 insights from the CHPA's annual District Heating Conference including the success of HNDU, accessing resources on district heating, and the need for policy clarity and stability for enabling investment.
Next week we're going to E.ON's Myatt's Field CHP and district heating site; join us, take photos and enter our Hidden Heat Photo Competition to be in with the chance of winning £1,000!
The CHPA's Quarterly Policy Update which provides an overview on recent Government decisions as well as intelligence on ongoing policy development, is now available to download in the Members' Area.
The CHPA's annual President's Reception took place last week on the terrace in the House of Lords. We were delighted to have Greg Barker as our guest speaker.
Another addition to our ever growing CHP and district heating Knowledge Centre. This case study demonstrates the use of a biomass boiler connected to a small district heating system on a farm estate. The heat is used to grow fish!