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  1. New energy dept insists tackling climate change ‘remains a priority’

    18 Jul 2016

    The new energy department insists tackling climate change “remains a key priority” for the UK Government. The comment from the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – headed by Greg Clark – comes as new Prime Minister Theresa May abolished the Department of Energy and Climate Change last week.

  2. Moody's: Capacity market improves outlook for British generators

    16 Jul 2016

    In Great Britain, Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") expects that average power prices will remain within a depressed range of GBP36-41 per megawatt hour (MWh) in the five years to 2021. However, generators will benefit from significant new revenues for providing spare capacity and stability to the transmission grid

  3. Online registration extended for the 4th International DHC+ Summer School

    15 Jul 2016

    The 4th International DHC+ Summer School is your chance to spend an unforgettable week in Warsaw in August and learn more about district heating and cooling. Check out the Summer School programme

  4. National Grid to take bids for one of world's biggest energy storage schemes

    15 Jul 2016

    Japanese, British and European companies are expected to compete for the 200 megawatts project, which will be used to plug the gap when Britain's doesn't have enough power.

  5. REstore wins landmark £6-Million DSR contract with National Grid

    15 Jul 2016

    National Grid and REstore have agreed terms to contract the largest DSR Frequency Response portfolio in the UK until the end of June 2018. This will deliver 46MW of flexible power 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This milestone is significant in delivering National Grid’s target to deliver 30-50% of balancing services from demand side response by 2020

  6. Euroheat & Power Mid-Year Review

    15 Jul 2016

    EHP writes: As we approach the summer holidays, it’s always nice (and important) to look back on the semester that’s been and consider the challenges and opportunities in front of us between now and Christmas.

  7. RE:FIT For Purpose

    15 Jul 2016

    Vital Energi are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a place on The National Framework for Energy Performance Contracting (RE:FIT) developed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Partnerships (LP) and available for use nationally.

  8. Member Briefing | Government Reshuffle

    15 Jul 2016

    Yesterday, the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, finalised her cabinet, which included a significant reshuffle and restructuring of Government Departments.

  9. Consultation Response | Review of AD and mCHP FiT scheme

    14 Jul 2016

    The ADE has submitted a response to the DECC review of support for Anaerobic Digestion and micro Combined Heat and Power under the Feed-in Tariffs scheme.

  10. DECC & BIS to merge to become Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

    14 Jul 2016

    New Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the government has dissolved DECC and merged the department with BIS to create an expanded department of business, energy and industrial strategy. A member briefing will be available shortly.

  11. Consultation Response | Black Start

    14 Jul 2016

    The Association for Decentralised Energy welcomed an opportunity to respond to this consultation on Proposed Income Adjusting Event submitted by NGET Electricity Transmission plc in relation to the 2015-17 Electricity System Operator Incentives Scheme.

  12. Rushlight Awards 2016-17 - open for entries - Closing date 30 November 2016

    13 Jul 2016

    The Rushlight Awards are the only set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations and initiatives for businesses and other organisations throughout UK, Ireland and internationally. There are separate categories for each of the renewable energies, clean fuels, transport, energy efficiency, power generation and storage, resource, water, sustainable manufacturing, agriculture and products, clean environment and deployment initiatives.

  13. Member Briefing | Capacity Market Parameters

    12 Jul 2016

    On Friday, Energy Secretary Amber Rudd published the 2016 Capacity Market Auction Parameters, detailing the amount of electricity capacity the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) intends to procure in the three upcoming Capacity Market auctions.

  14. KPMG - The UK Gas Networks Role in a 2050 Whole Energy System

    12 Jul 2016

    KPMG have taken a whole energy system approach and explored the ways that the heat sector can be decarbonised, by looking at four possible future scenarios; evolution of gas networks; prosumer (self-generating heating and energy solutions); diversified energy sources with different technologies used across the country; and electric future. Advantages, disadvantages and costs of each scenario are analysed.

  15. Member Briefing | Capacity Market Parameters

    12 Jul 2016

    On Friday, Energy Secretary Amber Rudd published the 2016 Capacity Market Auction Parameters, detailing the amount of electricity capacity the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) intends to procure in the three upcoming Capacity Market auctions. The Capacity Market has recently undergone a number of reforms and the Association has published several briefings on these changes, which can be found in the Members Area here.

  16. Veolia wins Responsible Business of the Year

    12 Jul 2016

    Veolia, the global resource management company, has been recognised as a leader in environmental and social responsibility by winning the Responsible Business of the Year Award 2016, Business in the Community’s flagship award.

  17. The London Underground Joins EnerNOC's Demand Side Response Network

    11 Jul 2016

    EnerNOC, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENOC), a leading provider of energy intelligence software (EIS) and demand response solutions, announced today that the London Underground is the latest business to join EnerNOC's demand response network. Demand response programs pay electricity users for their flexibility to help stabilise the electricity grid during urgent periods, such as peak usage or high energy prices. This demand side flexibility helps keep rates affordable for all consumers.

  18. DECC announces Capacity Market auction parameters

    8 Jul 2016

    The Government intends to buy 300MW of turn-down Demand Side Response in the Transitional Arrangements auction for delivery in 2017/18.

  19. Member Briefing | ECO Reform consultation

    8 Jul 2016

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change is consulting on proposed changes to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO). The Association has prepared a Member Briefing on the consultation proposals which is available in the Member's Area.

  20. Energy consultants launch consultation on HIU testing regime

    7 Jul 2016

    Consultants FairHeat and Carbon Alternatives have launched a consultation on the Heat Interface Unit (HIU) testing regime they developed as part of a DECC-funded project.