Despite awarding £2.8 billion in subsidies to power companies the government’s scheme to ensure a secure energy supply for businesses and households in the UK is failing, according to a new report published by IPPR today.
SSE’s power station at Fiddler’s Ferry, Cheshire, has today successfully secured a contract to provide ancillary services to National Grid through the Supplementary Balancing Reserve.
The next meeting will take place at the offices of the ADE at 11:00-15:00hrs on Wednesday 27th April 2016.
Energy Trends and Energy Prices publications are published today 31 March 2016 by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The publications cover new data for the fourth quarter of 2015 and thus provisional annual data for 2015.
Ferrybridge C power station will officially close on the 31st of March after 50 proud years of electricity production. The coal-fired power station has been operated by SSE since 2004, and at its peak could meet the needs of two million people from its four 500MW units.
Almost $1tn of investment in new coal-fired power stations could be wasted if growing concerns about climate change and air pollution leave the plants unused, according to a new report.
The Association for Decentralised Energy is a proud supporter of the 2016 Utility Week Energy Summit taking place on 5 July in Westminster, London. ADE Director Dr Tim Rotheray will be speaking as part of the Future Networks and Heat Policy panel. A preferential ticket rate is available for ADE members.
To maintain compliance with the Energy Efficiency Directive, the CHP Quality Assurance (CHPQA) scheme must be revised to ensure they are in line with the revised reference reference efficiencies. Ricardo AEA has kindly offered to meet with members as part of an informal consultation process and ADE members are invited to attend a presentation and discussion from 15.00 to 17.00 on 27 April at the Association's offices.
York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have chosen NHS Sustainability day as the ideal day for the official opening of their refurbished energy centre at Bridlington Hospital. The £1.24M project has been designed and installed by Vital Energi as an energy performance contract, which guarantees over £2.2m of energy savings and over 10,000 of CO2 reduction during the 15-year agreement.
PLANS to drill a deep geothermal well below Aberdeen to heat local homes and businesses would unlock massive quantities of pollution-free energy, campaigners claim.
ConocoPhillips is drawing up plans to shut down one of the North Sea’s biggest gas pipeline systems in a move that threatens to knock out 10 per cent of the UK’s gas capacity and a string of active fields
In 2014 the Scottish Government set up Special Working Group to look at the current regulatory environment in Scotland as it affects district heating and to make recommendations as to what changes, if any, would be helpful in supporting and promoting district heating. A report on their findings has now been published.
British companies could save as much as £1bn on their energy bills by changing their ‘energy behaviours’ rather than rely on technical solutions, according to Npower energy experts.
New research from npower Business Solutions has revealed that many British businesses believe upcoming changes to energy legislation will have a positive impact.
A report by Vivid Economics has warned that a vote to leave the EU is “very likely” to have a negative impact on UK energy systems. Published on Thursday 24 March, the study, commissioned by National Grid, said that cost increases would be most significant if Brexit resulted in the UK leaving the internal energy market, though even if this were not the case the UK could still be expected to lose influence over policy development.
The UK could save about £1bn and thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions by paying people to use electricity at different times, according to a study using government figures by Open Energi.
Energy giant E.ON has teamed up with a group of universities to create and connect a giant battery-based energy storage research facility to the grid, in a move that has created one of the largest and fastest energy storage facilities in the UK.
As a first step in this inquiry, the Energy and Climate Change Committee is seeking answers to a single question: "Which innovations have the greatest potential to revolutionise energy markets, and why?" and is seeking written and video submissions.
Scottish Ministers have granted consent for the construction and operation of a gas fired combined heat and power (CHP) plant at BP Kinneil Terminal in Grangemouth.
Gateshead College is one of the first customers to sign contracts to take heat and power from Gateshead Energy Company for the next 20 years.