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  1. UK could save £1bn by paying people to change electricity use

    24 Mar 2016

    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.

  2. UK's fastest energy storage system connects to grid

    24 Mar 2016

    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.

  3. Energy and Climate Change Committee - Energy revolution: what could change the energy sector?

    23 Mar 2016

    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.

  4. Ministers consent gas fired heat and power plant

    23 Mar 2016

    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.

  5. First energy contracts signed by Gateshead Energy Company

    22 Mar 2016

    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.

  6. Demand Response Forum | 20 April 2016

    21 Mar 2016

    The next Demand Response Forum will take place at 11am - 3pm on Wednesday 20 April 2016.

  7. Cranfield University Biomass boiler workshop and tour event 20th April

    21 Mar 2016

    Cranfield University is celebrating a successful heating season operating its new biomass boiler. To feedback on their experience they will be hosting an event with a workshop and tour. Attendees will have a chance to learn more about this project with presentations from Cranfield staff, Flogas Renewables the supplier and installer of the boiler, and LC Energy who provide the fuel.

  8. Burn used coffee cups for energy, urges green boss

    21 Mar 2016

    Recycling disposable coffee cups is a waste of time and money, according to a leading green company, Viridor. Read the article on The Times.

  9. ADE Event | Building a Better Mousetrap: Capturing energy innovation SLIDES AVAILABLE

    18 Mar 2016

    Slides for the recent ADE and Osborne Clarke event are now available.

  10. CMA publishes energy proposals in full

    18 Mar 2016

    The report sets out the independent investigation group’s comprehensive package of 33 remedies, which it proposes to introduce following the conclusion of its investigation in June. The CMA has set out a wide range of measures to bring about changes in the electricity wholesale market, push forward technical developments and tackle regulatory and policy issues – all of which could ultimately help reduce customers’ bills.

  11. Doncaster Dome to be First Societe Generale Funded EuroSite Power Contract

    16 Mar 2016

    Eurosite Power has signed an On-Site Utility agreement worth approximately £3.02 (US$4.83) million with Doncaster Culture & Leisure Trust for The Dome leisure center, Doncaster, UK.

  12. Decoupling of global emissions and economic growth confirmed

    16 Mar 2016

    Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) – the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas emissions – stayed flat for the second year in a row, according to analysis of preliminary data for 2015 released today by the International Energy Agency (IEA). “The new figures confirm last year’s surprising but welcome news: we now have seen two straight years of greenhouse gas emissions decoupling from economic growth,” said IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol.

  13. £10 million to support community energy

    16 Mar 2016

    The Scottish Government has awarded over £10 million to support innovative large-scale low carbon local energy projects including two ambitious district heating projects Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced today.

  14. CIBSE release new code for Surface Water Source Heat Pumps

    16 Mar 2016

    This Code of Practice has been produced to assist in raising standards right across the supply chain and to stimulate adoption of the technology.

  15. Breakfast seminar turns up heat on new regulations and best practice in district energy

    16 Mar 2016

    Winckworth Sherwood and community heat metering and billing specialist Switch2 Energy are hosting a free breakfast seminar in central London to explain latest regulations and best practice affecting community and district heat networks.

  16. Cranfield University to run short course on combined heat and power

    16 Mar 2016

    From 13 June to 17 June 2016, Cranfield University is organising the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) course. The Course will provide delegates with an understanding of CHP technologies with conventional fuels and renewables.

  17. Bosch releases news small scale CHP module

    16 Mar 2016

    As part of its energy efficient heating, cooling, and hot water technologies, Bosch Commercial and Industrial, has extended its Combined Heat and Power (CHP) range with the addition of a new module aimed at enhancing energy efficiency for smaller commercial applications.

  18. Member Briefing | Budget 2016 and reform of business energy taxes

    16 Mar 2016

    This Member Briefing provides an overview of the 2016-17 Budget, and the Government's response to its 2015 consultation on the business energy tax landscape.

  19. Budget 2016: key climate and energy announcements

    16 Mar 2016

    Carbon Brief provides a summary of the main policy details related to climate change and energy, as well as another key government announcement made earlier this week to enshrine into law a “net zero emissions” goal.

  20. ENGIE wins decentralised energy contracts for three Liverpool NHS Trusts

    15 Mar 2016

    ENGIE (formerly Cofely GDF SUEZ) has been awarded a £29 million Carbon and Energy Fund (CEF) framework contract through the Liverpool Energy Collaboration CEF Scheme. Within the framework, which will see £12.4 million of third-party investment, ENGIE will construct, operate and maintain gas-fired CHP energy centres for three NHS Trusts, as well as carrying out site-wide upgrades to energy-consuming equipment.