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.
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.”
This briefing note provides short biographies on the key appointments in Department for Energy and Climate Change; the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills; the Department for Communities and Local Government; and HM Treasury.
BG Heat Networks' latest community project to transform three Glasgow neighbourhoods has received the thumbs up in the local press. Glasgow’s Evening Times said: “Hundreds of tenants in the city’s Broomhill and Gorget in Knightswood areas will benefit from a new state-of-the-art district heating and solid wall insulation.”
New Secretary of State Amber Rudd has said she will take forward the Conservative Party's controversial plans to end subsidies for onshore wind farms, saying it is her top priority.
District heating will ‘play a major part’ in decarbonising heat across Scotland, the Scottish Energy Minister told the Association for Decentralised Energy’s annual district heating conference in Edinburgh today.
At UK AD & Biogas 2015, Finning Power Systems (Finning), the sole supplier of Cat equipment in the UK and Ireland will be on hand to discuss the benefits of the CG range of Cat® gas generators, which can operate on a wide range of biofuels.
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.
This is a new and interesting opportunity for electricity generators (including local, smaller scale electricity generators who we anticipate will find the opportunity most interesting) to participate in this exciting new route to market.
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.
DHC+ invites you to register for the 3rd edition of the International DHC+ Summer School hosted by Politecnico di Torino and ISMB, and supported by IREN and EGEA. This year’s topic: DHC meets ICT.
Commissioning work at the Energy from Waste (EfW) Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Facility of MVV Environment at North Yard, Devonport, has reached its final stages. During commissioning, the facility has passed a series of thorough tests and is now nearing its operational state. On Friday, 15th May, the first waste was lit in the boiler.
Marking a new phase in cutting Aberdeen’s energy costs and reducing the area’s carbon emissions. Aberdeen Heat and Power has contracted with Clarke Energy to supply the generator for an additional generator for their Seaton network, which will be located at the Lynx Ice Arena on Aberdeen’s beach front.
Businesses are invited to apply for a share of £10 million from the Energy Catalyst for projects addressing challenges in the energy sector.
Following The Queen’s approval of the ministerial appointments and resignations announced since the general election, here is a list summarising placements for DECC, BIS, DCLG, DEFRA and Treasury.
Osborne Clarke Partner, Simon Hobday said: "“The ADE plays a pivotal role in providing focus for industry initiatives, as a trusted point of reference for Government and as a respected lobbying voice. We’re looking forward to working closely with member organisations in furthering the cause of the Association, particularly in the areas of energy efficiency, use of heat, power management and demand reduction.”
An overview of Amber Rudd MP's responsibilities and previous experience.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has now published its updated Climate Change Levy guidance, which includes how CHP operators can obtain relief from Carbon Price Support for on-site power supplied by Good Quality CHP.
The Conservatives have pledged to shave a further £13 billion from government spending over the next two years. With the likes of health and overseas aid likely to be protected and welfare subject to a separate savings target, spending at other departments will be put under the microscope in search of potential cuts. The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) "will be among the biggest casualties in terms of spending reductions", according to an Independent article. Carbon Brief runs through how DECC allocates its budget of around £8 billion a year, or just over one per cent of the total government budget. Potential cuts?
COGEN Europe's 2015 annual survey of EU cogeneration markets reveals that the sector's ability to help deliver the EU's energy and climate objectives is hampered by the policy flux and regulatory uncertainty currently holding back investment. The survey results, to be presented at the COGEN Europe Annual Conference exploring #thepowerofheat in Brussels on 19-20 May, is a wake-up call for the EU in trying to achieve its energy efficiency objectives.