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News March 2014

  1. DRAFT Consultation Response to Article 14(5)-(8) transposition of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive

    28 Mar 2014

    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.

  2. NEW Member Briefing | CHP Carbon Price Floor exemption in Budget 2014

    25 Mar 2014

    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.

  3. New Briefing Note | Scottish Draft Heat Generation Strategy Consultation

    21 Mar 2014

    This briefing note provides an overview of Scotland's draft heat generation policy statement, including ambition, key commitments, regulation and support.

  4. Chancellor 'tilts playing field' in favour of efficient industrial energy

    19 Mar 2014

    Industry today welcomed the Chancellor’s decision to reduce energy costs for energy efficient industrial sites in Budget 2014.

  5. New Briefing Note | Renewables Obligation Grace Period for CHP

    13 Mar 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.

  6. Green business leaders tell Pickles: “Don’t stop local government delivering lower-carbon homes!”

    12 Mar 2014

    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.

  7. CHPA Blog | The Carbon Price Floor and the UK's industrial energy strategy

    12 Mar 2014

    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 efficiency

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  8. CHPA Budget 2014 Submission

    7 Mar 2014

    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.

  9. District heating to tackle Scottish fuel poverty

    6 Mar 2014

    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.

  10. Local planners and housing standards are drivers to expanding heat networks

    3 Mar 2014

    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.

  11. Boost energy efficiency in Budget say manufacturers

    3 Mar 2014

    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.

  12. Joint Letter to the Editor - Budget 2014, energy costs, and industrial competitiveness

    3 Mar 2014

    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.