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  1. New low-carbon cost controls to be introduced

    8 Mar 2017

    The government has confirmed that the Levy Control Framework (LCF), which caps the cost of low-carbon electricity subsidies, is to be replaced.

  2. Utility Week Live | Introducing the transformers

    8 Mar 2017

    Introducing the transformers, the 10 leading individuals and technologies embracing innovation and driving change in the UK utilities industry.

  3. Gateshead District Heating ‘power station’ powered by CHP

    6 Mar 2017

    A ground-breaking energy scheme that will cut energy bills and carbon emissions for homes and businesses in Gateshead launched last week (2nd March 2017) by the Minister for Industry and Energy. The first of its kind and scale in the North East, the futuristic-looking District Energy Centre houses a small but highly-efficient power station which will generate and supply lower-carbon, lower cost energy for up to 350 local homes, as well as public buildings and businesses, via a new 2.5km underground network of heat pipes and high voltage ‘private-wire’ electricity cables.

  4. Veolia to Team Up with Business Stream to Grow Retail Water Market

    2 Mar 2017

    To meet customer demand to improve water services and resource management with a view to the opening up of the water retail market in April 2017, Veolia, is to team up with Scottish Water Business Stream to create an exciting retail water market offering for businesses across the UK.

  5. The ADE welcomes new Policy Officer Chris Higby

    2 Mar 2017

    The Association for Decentralised Energy is delighted to welcome Chris Higby to the team. Chris will take on the role of Policy Officer.

  6. New low carbon heating and energy centre for Gateshead unveiled

    2 Mar 2017

    The newly-completed Gateshead District Energy Centre is the first of its kind and scale in the North East and will generate and supply low-carbon, low cost energy for up to 350 local homes and businesses in the area.

  7. Ofgem has announced a consultation on lowering payments for embedded generators

    2 Mar 2017

    Ofgem is consulting on a proposal to lower the payments that some embedded generators receive for producing electricity at peak times, which should reduce costs for consumers and prevent market distortion.

  8. SAV Systems and Danfoss team up to tackle fuel poverty

    2 Mar 2017

    SAV Systems has teamed up with technology partners Danfoss in an initiative to raise awareness about fuel poverty and offer practical solutions through energy-efficient heat networks.

  9. Consultation Response | Emissions from generators

    1 Mar 2017

    The ADE has submitted a response to the Defra consultation on plans to impose NOx emission controls on generators from 1-50 MW thermal input as well as implement the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD).

  10. Consumer bills could rise from Ofgem threat to smart energy transition

    1 Mar 2017

    Consumers will be left footing the bill following Ofgem’s announcement today to stop rewarding small generators for how they reduce transmission network costs, the Association for Decentralised Energy said.

  11. REHAU are recruiting an Area Sales Manager, Pre-Insulated Pipe & District Heating

    27 Feb 2017

    Working from home and reporting into their Slough Sales Office, REHAU are currently recruiting for an Area Sales Manager for pre-insulated pipe products covering the South West, West Midlands and Wales.

  12. ENGIE maintains exceptional customer service score

    27 Feb 2017

    Following a rigorous appraisal, ENGIE has been re-awarded the prestigious Institute of Customer Service ServiceMark standard for its energy supply activities.

  13. Centrica are recruiting a Regulatory Manager

    27 Feb 2017

    Centrica have an exciting opportunity for a Regulatory Manager to join their Regulatory Affairs team who provide advice and influence the various regulatory components of Centrica.

  14. House of Lords Committee release report on the electricity market

    24 Feb 2017

    The Economic Affairs Committee in its report "The Price of Power: Reforming the Electricity Market" has stated that constant intervention by successive governments in the electricity sector has led to an opaque,complicated, and uncompetitive market that fails to deliver low cost and secure electricity.

  15. ene.field national workshop "Fuel Cell mCHP: Pathways in the UK to a low carbon future

    24 Feb 2017

    This half day workshop on 13th March aims to inform participants of the ene.field project findings and of the potential of FC mCHP technologies for enabling energy transition in the United Kingdom.

  16. CHP to reduce energy and CO2 at new Edinburgh hospital development

    23 Feb 2017

    Edina have been awarded the contract to supply, install and maintain the combined heat and power (CHP) plant at Edinburgh’s new Royal Hospital for Sick Children redevelopment.

  17. Scottish Government Business Rates decision is good for low-carbon heat

    22 Feb 2017

    On Wednesday, the Scottish Government announced that it would implement a new 50 per cent relief for stand-alone district heating schemes as part of a larger Business Rates relief package.

  18. Call for Awards Entries | ADE 50th Anniversary Awards & Dinner

    20 Feb 2017

    2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Association for Decentralised Energy and the 10th anniversary of our Awards programme. To celebrate these important milestones, the Association’s 50th Anniversary Dinner and Awards will be held at the iconic Science Museum, London on Thursday 19th October 2017. Our Awards entries process is now open!

  19. Veolia CHP adds to renewable generation from food waste

    17 Feb 2017

    Veolia, the global resource management company, has increased its capacity for generating renewable energy from food waste with a contract to design and manage a 520kWe biogas-fired CHP energy plant for Rose Hill Recycling in Gloucestershire. The CHP plant is fueled by the biogas derived from mixed food waste collected from across the Cotswolds and will save around 1750 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year.

  20. Policy and Market Update Q4 | January 2017

    17 Feb 2017

    The Quarterly Policy & Market Update provides an overview of recent Government decisions as well as intelligence on ongoing policy and market development and updates on work completed by the Association.