Casey Cole tells us how unlocking the key to gathering data from heat meters could be an invaluable tool for improving network efficiency.
Waste management firm Viridor has installed a Babcock Wanson HEB 1050 Hot Water Boiler at its anaerobic digestion plant at Walpole near Bridgwater, Somerset, UK (pictured) to support its operations.
Combined heat and power (CHP) specialist ENER-G has appointed Cornes Biogas as its Cogen Partner for Japan - gaining a first contract at Shikaoi municipal biogas plant, in Hokkaido.
Less than 4 gigawatts (GW) of natural gas-fired power plants are being built in West Europe, the lowest level in more than 10 years, according to the Platts Power in Europe Project Tracker, which shows electric power generation capacity and construction in Europe.
Eurelectric have published a new report focusing on the competitiveness of CHP and how it can be enhanced through the policy and regulatory framework.
The CHPA has produced a member briefing examining the implementation of relief for CHP from Carbon Price Support for on-site electricity. This briefing note reviews the two options currently being considered by HMRC to implement the relief. The CHPA strongly encourages members to provide feedback on the proposals as we are working closely with HMRC officials to develop this policy.
Dalkia has delivered its latest CHP system to the University of Birmingham. The university, which serves 28,000 students, is equipped with a 375kWe CHP to supply the main campus accommodation with electricity and heating.
It has long been apparent that local authorities have a central role to play in the delivery of heat networks. But for many years, challenges around resources, capacity and funding meant that a lot of authorities simply couldn’t get started. The introduction of DECC’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit in September 2013 was supposed to change all that. We talked to John Saunders, Commercial Specialist within the Unit, about the difference it’s making, and what local authorities can expect when they call on the Unit for help.
Two new reports published this week show a flourishing sector both in growth and in confidence.
The consultation closed on Thursday, the committee would like to thank those that have already submitted their responses and still welcome views. Click to find out more.
Energy Minister Amber Rudd will address the vital issue of heat in our energy economy at the Heat 2014 conference on 5 November.
DECC are running a business energy efficiency workshop on the 26th November.
This new initiative is designed to highlight the work of businesses with locations in London to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions, and to drive further reductions.
More people will be able to enjoy warmer homes and more control of their energy bills as a result of an additional £100 million announced today for household energy efficiency
Less than six months after revealing a ground-breaking new plan to democratise the energy market, OVO Energy this morning announced plans for its first ‘OVO Communities’ partnership.
The Buildings and MicroCHP Forum will take place on the 29th October from 10am to 1pm. Download the agenda.
National Grid has announced the prequalification results for the first Capacity Market auction in December.
According to an article in the Guardian, a 40% cut in energy use by 2030 could create 40,000 jobs and a £62bn boost for the UK's economy.
DECC is inviting tenders for work on the collection and analysis of data to provide modelled datasets to contribute to the development of a water source heat map.
Almost £2.4 million will be offered to 32 local authorities across England and Wales to support the development of heat network projects, designed to provide more efficient heat to buildings and potentially lower heating bills, through the Government’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU).