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  1. District heating sector: A step ahead on protecting heat customers

    31 Mar 2015

    A new report from Which? has highlighted concerns about some district heating customers' experiences, but also shows consumers save up to 40% on their heating bills compared to gas boilers.

  2. EuroSite Power Inc. Reports 2014 Financial Performance

    31 Mar 2015

    EuroSite Power Inc reported total revenues of $1,577,873 for 2014, compared to $838,879 for 2013, an increase of 88%. GAAP diluted loss per share (EPS) was $0.04 for 2014, compared with a loss per share of $0.03 for 2013.

  3. EuroSite to Provide On-Site Utility™ to Kingfisher Leisure Centre

    31 Mar 2015

    EuroSite has signed an agreement worth approximately £1.51 (US$2.41) million with Kingfisher Leisure Centre, Sudbury, UK.

  4. Viridor: Shadow Energy Minister Glasgow Visit

    30 Mar 2015

    UK Shadow Energy Minister, Tom Greatrex MP this week praised an innovative recycling and renewable energy partnership between Viridor and Glasgow City Council. Mr Greatrex joined Viridor Capital Projects and Engineering Director, Alan Cumming, and Scottish Regional Manager, Steven Don, on a tour of the £154m Glasgow Recycling & Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) currently under construction at Polmadie, on the city’s South Side.

  5. Cabinet Office and Civil Service - Guidance: General election 2015: guidance for civil servants

    30 Mar 2015

    This guidance takes effect at the dissolution of Parliament on 30 March 2015. It applies to all UK civil servants, and the board members and staff of Non-Departmental Public Bodies and other arms length bodies. The principles underlying the conduct of civil servants in a general election are an extension of those which apply at all times, as set out in the Civil Service Code.

  6. 37th Euroheat & Power Congress 27th April 2015

    30 Mar 2015

    Join EHP at the 37th Euroheat & Power Congress to see how our sector can contribute to and benefit from an ever-more connected world!

  7. New report exposes continued lack of will to implement agreed EU energy efficiency legislation

    30 Mar 2015

    As EU leaders discuss how to move the Energy Union forward, a new study shows that Member States still have a long way to implement existing energy efficiency legislation. According to the analysis by the Coalition for Energy Savings, national action plans towards reaching the minimum level of energy savings required by the Energy Efficiency Directive continue to lack credibility. Since the Coalition released a similar study last year, Member States had opportunities to update their plans but few improvements were made.

  8. Draft Consultation Response | Non-financial barriers to gas CHP

    27 Mar 2015

    The Association has produced a draft response to a DECC consultation on the non-financial barriers to gas CHP, and would welcome members' comments.

  9. Inaugural Demand Side Forum to be held on 9 April

    26 Mar 2015

    The Association for Decentralised Energy will be holding its inaugural meeting of the new Demand Side Forum next month, bringing together industry leaders in energy management, demand response and demand side energy services.

  10. Cofely GDF SUEZ operated Coventry District Energy Scheme becomes fully operational

    26 Mar 2015

    The Coventry District Energy Scheme, operated by Cofely GDF SUEZ is now fully operational and delivering low carbon heat to key public buildings across the city-centre.

  11. Government confirms zero carbon exemption for small housing sites

    26 Mar 2015

    The Government has today confirmed that it will exempt small housing sites from a key part of the zero carbon homes policy.

  12. SURVEY: Evaluation of the Capacity Market

    26 Mar 2015

    DECC has commissioned Grant Thornton and Pöyry to undertake an independent evaluation of EMR. The purpose of this evaluation will be to assess the effectiveness of the processes in practice and the contribution of the programme so far to UK Government energy and climate change objectives. As part of this evaluation, Pöyry and Grant Thornton are seeking the perspectives of a wide range of stakeholders and have asked us to circulate this to our readers.

  13. DECC - Guidance: SME guide to energy efficiency

    26 Mar 2015

    Improving energy efficiency has an important role to play in delivering affordable, sustainable and secure energy for the UK. 99.9% of the UK’s businesses are SMEs - the SME guide to energy efficiency aims support the UK’s SMEs to unlock the benefits of energy efficiency.

  14. Member states face legal action over energy efficiency

    26 Mar 2015

    More than two thirds of EU countries face European Commission legal action and possible fines, after failing to translate the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive into national law. Euractiv reports.

  15. Heat Network Regulation Amendments

    26 Mar 2015

    DECC published today Amendments to the Heat Network Regulations 2014. A briefing note is available to members.

  16. DECC: The heat is on to ensure warmer, healthy homes for everyone

    26 Mar 2015

    Local Authorities on the front line of tackling cold homes can now apply for their share of a £25 million Central Heating Fund, the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey has announced.

  17. Member Briefing | Zero Carbon Homes update

    26 Mar 2015

    The Association has produced a short briefing note on a recent DCLG ministerial planning update, which announced decisions on the Government's Zero Carbon Homes small site exemption and how Councils can set discretionary energy standards above national level in their development plans.

  18. Green Investment Bank - Ten ways to make UK cities greener

    25 Mar 2015

    The Green Investment Bank highlighted district heating and combined heat and power as two of the top ten ways to unlock the benefit of greener cities infrastructure in their report launched today.

  19. DECC and BIS - Research and analysis: Industrial Decarbonisation and Energy Efficiency Roadmaps to 2050

    25 Mar 2015

    These reports that set out potential pathways for the eight most heat-intensive industrial sectors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy efficiency.

  20. Investment in low-carbon generation tops £42bn since 2010

    25 Mar 2015

    Around £42.1bn has been invested in low-carbon generating capacity in the UK since 2010, according to DECC and within the document DECC forecasts that between now and 2020 we expect investment in renewable and natural gas-fuelled Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems of around £5 billion.