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  1. Investment in heat networks in Scotland

    1 Sep 2015

    The Heat Network Partnership estimates that delivery of 50% of the 103 known heat network projects in Scotland offers an investment opportunity of around £100m to £240m.

  2. BOOK NOW! ADE & Pinsent Masons Event |Squeezing the Orange: Maximising CHP's electricity value **Next Week**

    31 Aug 2015

    This free event will give ADE members the opportunity to understand how CHP operators and suppliers can navigate an increasingly complicated regulatory and market landscape, avoiding risk and securing value. The event will take place on Thursday 10th September. Book now to secure your place.

  3. Biggest North Sea gas discovery in a decade approved

    31 Aug 2015

    The North Sea's biggest gas field discovery in a decade has been approved for production by Britain's oil and gas authority, so large it could supply 5% of the UK's current gas consumption.

  4. ENER-G Switch2 opens new London office to support growing district heating sector

    31 Aug 2015

    Communal energy metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2 has celebrated its 35th anniversary by opening a central London office to support steep growth of community and district heating in the capital.

  5. Major research paper shows route to 200,000 new jobs

    28 Aug 2015

    The Scottish Green MSPs are today (25 Aug) publishing a major research paper outlining how Scotland could create 200,000 jobs over the next 20 years by pursuing a new economy built on strengths such as renewables, green chemistry, home insulation and forestry.

  6. Waste from Notting Hill Carnival could power 80,000 hot showers

    28 Aug 2015

    Westminster City Council are expecting to collect around 200 tonnes of waste from Notting Hill Carnival this weekend, which, if converted correctly will generate enough energy to power 80,000 showers

  7. Calls for bolder action as manufacturers fail to feel benefits of 'green' red tape challenge

    27 Aug 2015

    Britain’s manufacturers have shown an amber light to the previous government’s ‘green’ red tape challenge, with the benefits of better regulation still not being felt by business, according to a new report out today by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. The report - Green tape: manufacturers’ views of progress on Defra’s regulatory reform agenda – shows that manufacturers want to see the Government go further in reforming legislation and streamlining data reporting, with seven in ten (71%) saying that cutting ‘green’ legislation in line with the ‘one in, two out’ policy is important to their business.

  8. Draft consultation response on the future of the Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme

    25 Aug 2015

    The ADE has prepared a draft response to the Ofgem's consultation on its minded-to decision on the Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme.

  9. AD electrical capacity surges beyond 500MWe

    25 Aug 2015

    The anaerobic digestion (AD) industry now delivers an electrical equivalent capacity (electricity and biomethane) of 514 megawatts across 411 plants in the farming, waste and water sectors.

  10. Launch of ERASMUS+ project IBM+ and Survey

    25 Aug 2015

    Please fill out this short survey to help the project understand the need for innovative training on new business opportunities in the energy market.

  11. Coalition calls on Prime Minister to support small scale renewables

    25 Aug 2015

    An alliance of 100 organisations representing tens of thousands of workers, small businesses, retailers, farming groups, co-operatives and local government representatives has written to the Prime Minister to express its support for small scale renewable electricity ahead of an expected review of the Feed-in Tariff as reported in the Sunday Times.

  12. Better Energy Blog | Time to tap in to an underused energy source: wasted heat

    24 Aug 2015

    Courtesy of The Conversation, a new blog entry that discusses how millions of people worldwide can’t afford to keep their homes warm, but few realise how the heat wasted in our energy system could provide the answer.

  13. Heating and Power Upgrade Proposals Welcomed By MSP

    24 Aug 2015

    Donside MSP, Mark McDonald has welcomed proposals to expand the implementation of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) within the Council’s Heating Stock.

  14. First AD biogas plant opens in Kenya

    24 Aug 2015

    TROPICAL POWER has opened its new 2.4 MW anaerobic digestion (AD) power plant in Nakuru County, Kenya, the first such plant ever to be connected to the grid in Africa.

  15. European energy labelling requirement deadline

    24 Aug 2015

    As you may already be aware, the Lot1 Energy Labelling and accompanying Ecodesign Requirements Regulations will soon be in place. These regulations apply to space heaters, combination heaters and packages combining different space/combination heaters with controls and solar devices. Click the link to find out more.

  16. Entries for the ADE awards close 4th September

    24 Aug 2015

    Applications are being taken for the ADE's annual awards showcasing innovation, best practice and achievements across combined heat and power, district heating and energy services. This year we have two new awards categories; International and Integrated Energy.

  17. Biogas sector needs RHI certainty for new projects, experts warn

    24 Aug 2015

    The anaerobic digestion sector is unable to commit to new biogas heat projects until the government announces whether the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) will be extended beyond April 2016, say industry experts.

  18. Energy efficiency fund will help thousands

    21 Aug 2015

    Almost 2,000 of Scotland’s poorest households will benefit from a £5 million fund to make their homes cheaper to keep warm, Scottish housing Minister Margaret Burgess said today.

  19. ENW rolls out new approach to fault level assessment

    20 Aug 2015

    Electricity North West (ENW) is installing a tool in its control room to manage fault levels on the network, which it says will increase capacity, minimise disruption and cut costs for customers.

  20. Breaking down the barriers to scale

    20 Aug 2015

    Eight out of ten businesses surveyed by The Energyst have appetite to provide demand side response services. National Grid wants to rapidly grow the market. So what’s stopping the two sides coming together and how can barriers to scale be overcome? Level the playing field, simplify the market and get as many firms as possible settled half-hourly, say TPIs, aggregators and specialist suppliers. Brendan Coyne talks to ADE Director Tim Rotheray for his insight.