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  1. Rehau District Heating Workshops - Cardiff & Glasgow

    15 Aug 2016

    REHAU is staging its second popular District Heating Workshop in Scotland at the Emirates Arena & Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome on Tuesday 4th October and at the Wales Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Thursday 22nd September.

  2. Rehau expands UK district heating production

    15 Aug 2016

    REHAU is expanding the range of pipe sizes it manufactures in the hugely popular RAUVITHERM polymer district heating system with the launch of both 140 and 160mm diameter options. This brings RAUVITHERM into line with REHAU’s other pre-insulated pipework range branded RAUTHERMEX, and gives its customers a solution for virtually every district heating application.

  3. London Build 2016 - Free to Attend

    15 Aug 2016

    London Build 2016 (26th & 27th October, Olympia) is the ideal opportunity for your organisation to gain access to all the latest construction projects in the capital; and the opportunity to network with thousands of attendees from contractors, developers, architects, government and other construction industry professionals.

  4. UK grid reforms could raise costs for industry - Argus Media reports

    15 Aug 2016

    Proposals to reform benefits and charging regimes for small-scale power generation in the UK could incentivise the building of more large gas-fired power plants but also raise costs for some end users. Argus Media spoke to Jonathan Graham, Head of Policy at the ADE, and other industry leaders to gain their views.

  5. New Thinking: The embedded benefit saga

    15 Aug 2016

    Over the last few weeks, new possibilities have been injected into the energy policy debate, and now is the time to forge a progressive UK energy vision writes Catherine Mitchell from the IGov Team at the University of Exeter.

  6. How to put residents at the heart of community heating schemes

    15 Aug 2016

    Community heating specialist Switch2 Energy has published a free guide on how to design and implement heat networks around the needs of residents.. The Joined Up Thinking Guide to Community Heating advises developers and landlords on the steps they must take to place customers at the centre of their heat network plans..

  7. Draft Consultation response | ECO Help to Heat

    11 Aug 2016

    The ADE has prepared a draft consultation on reforms to the Energy Companies Obligation scheme, and we would welcome comments by 16 August. Consultation responses are due by 17 August.

  8. New Tees biomass power plant to start 'within weeks'

    11 Aug 2016

    MGT Teesside Limited today announces the conclusion of financing arrangements for the Tees Renewable Energy Plant (Tees REP or “the project”), a 299 MWe biomass fuelled combined heat and power project located on land within the Teesport Estate near Middlesbrough in North East England.

  9. Aberdeen may set up electricity supply company

    11 Aug 2016

    Aberdeen City Council is exploring creating an electricity supply company, local press reported on Thursday.

  10. Labour speaks out against GIB privatisation

    10 Aug 2016

    Owen Smith, who is challenging Jeremy Corbyn for the leadership of the Labour Party, has said he opposes the government’s plans to privatise the Green Investment Bank (GIB).

  11. Consultations issued on BSC modifications to support proposed embedded benefit changes

    10 Aug 2016

    Elexon issued on Monday 8 August the assessment procedure consultations for P348 Provision of Gross BM Unit Data for TNUoS Charging and P349 Facilitating Embedded Generation Triad Avoidance Standstill. They seek to facilitate CUSC proposals CMP265 and CMP264 respectively that have proposed changes to the transmission charging arrangements for embedded generation.

  12. Copenhagen Infrastructure II K/S and BWSC invest in combined heat and power biomass plant project Kent

    8 Aug 2016

    The fund Copenhagen Infrastructure II and Burmeister & Wain Scandinavian Contractor A/S (BWSC) have acquired 100% of the biomass-fired combined heat and power plant project Kent in the UK developed by Estover Energy Ltd and at the same time taken the investment decision to construct the project. The total investment in the Kent project will amount to approximately £160m.

  13. BEIS considers changes to CCA buy-out price

    8 Aug 2016

    BEIS launched a discussion paper on Friday 5 August to inform a decision on whether the buy-out price for target periods 3 and 4 of the Climate Change Agreements (CCA) scheme should be adjusted. The department said that it was minded to increase the buy-out price broadly in line with the Retail Price Index to £14/tCO2e for target periods 3 and 4; however, further options being considered include increasing the price to £17/tCO2e, and retaining the present price of £12/tCO2e.

  14. Brexit to Have a Significant Knock-on Effect on UK’s Nuclear and Renewable Energy Projects

    5 Aug 2016

    The historic vote by the United Kingdom to exit the European Union has had ramifications for not just the United Kingdom and Europe, but the wider global economy. The UK energy sector is keenly watching events unfold, as Brexit has put a cloud of uncertainty over the future of nuclear projects, UK’s commitment to renewable energy and the costs of power infrastructure projects.

  15. Consultation Response | Heat Network Investment Project

    4 Aug 2016

    The ADE has submitted a response to the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy's consultation on the Heat Networks Investment Project

  16. Member Briefing | Government Ministers (UPDATED)

    4 Aug 2016

    This briefing note provides an overview of the new Ministerial appointments and their responsibilities at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs, the Department Communities and Local Government, HM Treasury and the new Department for Exiting the European Union.

  17. Newcastle United scores as green energy 'world champion' with ENER-G CHP

    2 Aug 2016

    Newcastle United Football Club is improving its score as a green energy 'world champion' after installing an ENER-G combined heat and power (CHP) system at its St James' Park Stadium. In 2012, Newcastle became the world's first football club to be 'carbon positive' by offsetting more carbon than it emits, and was awarded the prestigious Carbon Trust Standard.

  18. Cabinet committee to focus on industrial strategy

    2 Aug 2016

    A new Cabinet committee focused on delivering one of the government’s top 3 priorities – an economy that works for everyone, with a strong industrial strategy at its heart – will meet in Downing Street for the first time this afternoon.

  19. Member Briefing | Ofgem open letter on embedded benefits (updated)

    1 Aug 2016

    The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) published an open letter on embedded benefits. This update concerns the publication of modification proposals.

  20. Code of Practice for Heat networks - Client Checklists Consultation

    1 Aug 2016

    The consultation to provide feedback on amendments which should be made to the draft Client Checklists, which have been developed to support CP1: Heat networks - Code of Practice for the UK is now closed. The Checklists will be trialled in autumn 2016.