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  1. Better Energy Blog | The evolving market for small to medium scale district heating

    3 Jun 2015

    Steve Richmond, Business Team Manager for REHAU Ltd’s Renewable Energy department gives an overview of the market from 2011 to now, and his thoughts on what the future could hold.

  2. DECC Electricity Market Reform Stakeholder Bulletin

    3 Jun 2015

    DECC are pleased to announce that Capacity Market (Amendment) Rules 2015 were made on 3 June. The amending Rules set out the rules for electricity interconnectors to participate in the Capacity Market; detailed requirements for metering; and make a number of minor and technical amendments to the 2014 Rules.

  3. UK-GBC Task Group to take next step on zero carbon buildings

    3 Jun 2015

    The UK Green Building Council is today launching a new Task Group to inform the upcoming zero carbon building standards and explore how the Allowable Solutions market can deliver high value carbon saving solutions in the built environment.

  4. Invitation to Register: COGEN Europe at EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015

    2 Jun 2015

    EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015 is fast approaching (15-19 June). This year COGEN Europe is involved in three events at the EUSEW High-Level Policy Conference in Brussels (16-18 June). The EUSEW High-Level Policy Conference is the European Union’s flagship annual event focusing on sustainable energy policy, and includes some 50 conferences organised by the European institutions and external stakeholders.

  5. New Report | The benefits of micro-CHP in the EU

    2 Jun 2015

    Prepared by Delta-ee for COGEN Europe, the study "Micro-CHP Benefits in the EU" provides a summary of the fundamentals and benefits of micro-CHP for Europe. The study includes five supporting papers which outline the key benefits of micro-CHP technologies in Europe

  6. The Power of Heat: Industry gathers to hail CHP sector's contribution to EU goals

    2 Jun 2015

    As the cogeneration sector gathers in Brussels for the COGEN Europe Annual Conference, the sector's most important annual event, the industry warns that the scope of the EU's upcoming Heating and Cooling Strategy must take into account the wider energy system if it is to be successful.

  7. EDF Energy contributes £1m to fund energy efficient heating system in Manchester tower blocks

    1 Jun 2015

    EDF Energy announced today that it is contributing £1million to fund energy efficient heating measures in three Manchester tower blocks, which were launched this week collectively as “Tribe.” The funds will be put towards the installation of low carbon, biomass district heating systems across the 192 apartments. Biomass heating uses renewable energy sources, such as wood pellets, to generate heat or electricity.

  8. Proposed Hykeham housing estate to be powered by green energy plant

    1 Jun 2015

    An application for up to 300 homes to the south of Lincoln which would be supplied through district heating fuelled by a new renewable energy plant has been proposed.

  9. Leeds seminar advises on requirements of new Heat Network Regulations

    1 Jun 2015

    Community heat metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2 and Leeds City Council will discuss the new Heat Network Regulations (Metering & Billing) 2014 at a free breakfast seminar at the Open Data Institute in Leeds city centre on Tuesday 9 June.

  10. Operations Maintenance & Management Agreement of Fellside Combined Heat & Power Plant Pre Market Engagement Day on the 17 June

    1 Jun 2015

    Sellafield Limited is holding a Pre Market Engagement Day on the 17 June 2015 (10.00am to 3.00pm) at the North Lakes Hotel, Penrith, Cumbria. The purpose of the event is to engage and discuss with the supply chain the options for the potential contract for the Operations Maintenance & Management Agreement of Fellside Combined Heat & Power Plant.

  11. Oil and Gas majors call for carbon pricing

    1 Jun 2015

    Major oil and gas companies, BG Group plc, BP plc, Eni S.p.A., Royal Dutch Shell plc, Statoil ASA and Total SA, today announced their call to governments around the world and to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to introduce carbon pricing systems and create clear, stable, ambitious policy frameworks that could eventually connect national systems.

  12. Draft Consultation Response | Business Rates review

    29 May 2015

    The ADE has prepared a draft response to the HM Treasury discussion paper considering potential changes to business rates, including potentially to support energy efficiency.

  13. Manchester's private sector invited to build UK's greenest economy

    29 May 2015

    Greater Manchester’s Low Carbon Hub is urging low carbon and environmental businesses to join its network and help to build the UK's greenest economy.

  14. Event | Capacity Market Transitional Auction Coordination event - 2 June

    27 May 2015

    ADE Members are strongly encourage to attend a National Grid half-day stakeholder event focussed exclusively on the first Capacity Market Transitional Auction for smaller generators and demand side entrants.

  15. Energy, Climate Change and the Queen's Speech

    27 May 2015

    DECC blog on the role of energy and climate change in the Queen's Speech

  16. New Government bills announced in Queen's Speech

    27 May 2015

    Earlier Wednesday, the Queen delivered her speech to Parliament setting out the Government’s legislative programme for the 2015-16 parliamentary session. The ADE has provided a brief overview of relevant sections for Association members below.

  17. Domestic RHI figures disappointing for industry

    27 May 2015

    In its first year of operation, the domestic RHI has failed to attract sufficient support, says OFTEC.

  18. Ofgem opens investigation into five generators' compliance with Capacity Market rules

    21 May 2015

    Ofgem has opened investigations to see if five generators provided false or misleading information to National Grid about planning consents for some of their proposed generating units that took part in the December 2014 capacity auction. The companies being investigated are GF Power Peaking Ltd, Berangere Ltd, Adret Ltd, Alkane Energy UK and Power Balancing Service Ltd.

  19. Energy trilemma emphasis shift towards sustainability by 2020

    20 May 2015

    The potential for a robust global climate deal at the Paris Climate Summit in December 2015 is driving an increased emphasis on renewables and clean tech in the next five years according to energy companies surveyed in PwC's new global power and utilities survey.

  20. Member Briefing | Juncker Investment Plan

    20 May 2015

    This briefing note provides an overview and analysis of the European Fund for Strategic Investment, called the Juncker Fund. The Juncker Fund is a framework programme, organised in different strands or sub-programmes. It aims to revive investment in strategic projects around Europe by mobilising 315 billion euros (£227bn) for the period 2015-2017.