A draft copy of the CHPA's response to the consultation on the transposition of Article 14(5)-(8) in the EU Energy Efficiency Directive is now available in the members' area for comment.
This briefing reviews the Budget 2014 announcements and their impact on CHP, and includes results of conversations with BIS, HM Treasury and DECC officials since the Budget’s release.
This briefing note provides an overview of Scotland's draft heat generation policy statement, including ambition, key commitments, regulation and support.
Industry today welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to reduce energy costs for energy efficient industrial sites in Budget 2014.
Following their consultation earlier this year, the Government has announced that dedicated biomass CHP projects will be eligible for an 18 month grace period.
Over 50 organisations including the CHPA have signed an open letter to Communities Secretary Eric Pickles urging him not to scrap the Merton Rule, which is the only policy driver for renewables in new buildings until full Zero Carbon standards are introduced to Building Regulations in 2016. Signatories to the open letter range from NGOs and small installers to industry associations and major multinationals.
In response to a blog posting from James Murray at Business Green, Tim Rotheray, CHPA Director argues that disagreements over the carbon floor price are a red herring, the government's focus should be on boosting competitiveness and efficiencyRead more
The CHPA submission to Budget 2014 is now available for members to view. It highlights the importance that any industrial competitiveness package include CHP relief from Carbon Price Support on fuel used for electricity generation.
Ambitious new targets announced today will see Scotland deliver five times more heat through district heating to help Scottish householders and businesses lower their energy bills.
How best can low-carbon heat networks grow? That question was under discussion at a meeting of the Parliamentary Renewables and Sustainability Group in conjunction with the CHPA. Janet Wood from New Power reports.
Four major industry associations, representing nearly half a million manufacturing jobs, today called on the Chancellor to both address rising energy costs and support investments in industrial energy efficiency measures.
In a Letter to the Editor, the CHPA, UKPIA, CPI and FDF outline the need to support investments in industrial energy efficiency measures to ensure the UK’s long-term competitiveness.