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  1. Draft consultation response | Ofgem Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme

    14 Jun 2015

    The ADE has drafted a short response to the Ofgem's Fuel Poor Network Extension Scheme consultation, which proposes to extend the scheme to district heating.

  2. Consultation response | HM Treasury discussion paper on business rates

    12 Jun 2015

    The Association for Decentralised Energy has completed a response to HMT’s Business Rates review, and proposed measures to better recognise the value of energy efficiency and heat networks investment.

  3. District heating central to Scotland’s ambitious energy targets

    12 Jun 2015

    Energy efficiency and heat networks have been placed at the heart of Scotland's ambitious low carbon energy transition, the Scottish Government announced yesterday.

  4. Member Briefing | Housing Standards Review guidance for Local Authorities

    11 Jun 2015

    This briefing note provides the direction of travel for energy performance standards in building, against the background of the Housing Standard Review.

  5. Leeds Heat Network Regulations Seminar Success

    11 Jun 2015

    On 9 June 2015 ENER-G Switch2 hosted a breakfast seminar about the new Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014. Joining ENER-G Switch2 for the session were representatives from the National Measurement and Regulation Office (NMRO) and Leeds City Council. Read about it here.

  6. Event: Getting Value from Investments in Energy Innovation

    11 Jun 2015

    The Verdantix Summit is the only event in 2015 which provides comprehensive analysis of all the key issues facing energy managers. Discover the agenda which covers how to engage with finance, business case design, the changing role of utilities, demand response, ESOS, energy performance contracts, facility energy efficiency and post-election energy and carbon policy.

  7. Top British firms to PM: Step up climate change fight and build green economy

    10 Jun 2015

    80 UK businesses including the ADE, Willmott Dixon, Cisco, E.on, John Lewis Partnership, SSE, and BT have joined with WWF to call on the new government to take decisive action to combat climate change and build a low-carbon economy.

  8. Angus MacNeil Nominated Energy and Climate Change Committee Chair

    10 Jun 2015

    Nominations for Chair of the Energy and Climate Change Committee closed at 5pm on Wednesday 10 June. Angus MacNeil is the sole candidate nominated and will therefore be elected as Chair. The full results of the elections for all committees will be announced on Thursday 18 June.

  9. Rolls-Royce supplies four gensets to power British tomato growers APS Salads

    9 Jun 2015

    In May, Rolls-Royce and project developer P3P Partners signed a contract for the supply of four electricity generating sets. The gensets are based on medium speed 12-cylinder Type B35:40 gas engines from Bergen Engines and are destined for two combined heat and power (CHP) plants operated by P3P for British tomato growers APS Salads. Bergen Engines is part of Rolls-Royce Power Systems within the Land & Sea Division of Rolls-Royce.

  10. Campaigners fundraising to make London world's first National Park city

    9 Jun 2015

    A group is raising money to help make Greater London the world's first national park city, and the campaign has secured the support of possible Conservative mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith MP.

  11. Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project gets green light on planning

    9 Jun 2015

    Planning consent was given today for construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon, in a boost to moving towards a low carbon, home grown energy mix.

  12. UK & G7 agree to phase out fossil fuels

    8 Jun 2015

    As reported in the Guardian, the G7 have agreed to phase out fossil fuels by the end of the century, in a bid to cut greenhouse gases.

  13. The ADE welcomes new Policy Officer, William Caldwell

    8 Jun 2015

    The Association for Decentralised Energy is delighted to welcome back William Caldwell, who will take on the role of Policy Officer having completed a policy internship with the ADE last summer.

  14. A Decade of Partnership – Vital Win £4.9 Million Energy Centre at Royal Arsenal Riverside

    8 Jun 2015

    Vital Energi have been working on the Royal Arsenal Riverside Project since 2006 and we are delighted to announce the award of a new £4.9 million contract to design and build the energy centre which will see us continue our involvement with this fantastic Thames-side project.

  15. New iMECHe Report | Heat Energy : The Nation's Forgotten Crisis

    8 Jun 2015

    The Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ new report Heat Energy: the Nation’s Forgotten Crisis is calling for the UK Government to urgently introduce legislation for a national insulation programme to cover every UK home.

  16. Send Cogen Europe your myCHP stories today!

    8 Jun 2015

    myCHP, a new campaign for COGEN Europe members showing CHP users sharing real-life experiences of how cogeneration serves the heat and power needs of businesses and homeowners all over Europe, is now online!

  17. Smart Energy GB launches consultation: Smart energy for business

    8 Jun 2015

    This consultation will inform Smart Energy GB’s approach to engaging with microbusinesses in Great Britain to ensure as many of them as possible can benefit from this transformation in the way we buy and use gas and electricity.

  18. NEMO LINK announces €500m contracts to build the first interconnector between GB and Belgium

    8 Jun 2015

    NEMO LINK today announced the two winning contractors who will build the first electricity interconnector between GB and Belgium. They are Siemens and J–Power Systems, the Japan-based company, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

  19. South Africa to release CoGen IPP bid documents this week

    4 Jun 2015

    The Department of Energy (DoE) has issued a notice of a request for bids (RFB) under the recently announced cogeneration (CoGen) independent power producer (IPP) procurement programme.

  20. Business Green | UK told Green Deal tax breaks are illegal

    4 Jun 2015

    European Court of Justice rules lower VAT rates for energy saving contravenes EU law, potentially raising prices for homeowners, Business Green reports.