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  1. Better Energy Blog | Top 5 thoughts on 'Rethinking District Heating' by Syed Ahmed

    4 Jul 2014

    Syed Ahmed from Energy For London gives us his top 5 insights from the CHPA's annual District Heating Conference including the success of HNDU, accessing resources on district heating, and the need for policy clarity and stability for enabling investment.

  2. 40% district heating by 2050 ambition confirms Energy Minister

    3 Jul 2014

    The CHPA's annual President's Reception took place last week on the terrace in the House of Lords. We were delighted to have Greg Barker as our guest speaker.

  3. New Case Study | Kelling Estate | Biomass District Heating

    2 Jul 2014

    Another addition to our ever growing CHP and district heating Knowledge Centre. This case study demonstrates the use of a biomass boiler connected to a small district heating system on a farm estate. The heat is used to grow fish!

  4. New Briefing Note | EMR implementation update

    27 Jun 2014

    On 20 and 23 June, DECC published a number of documents relating to the implementation of Electricity Market Reform, specifically the Contracts for Difference scheme and the Capacity Market. This briefing note provides an overview of the key decisions which will impact fossil fuel and renewable CHP.

  5. Local authority district heat interest

    26 Jun 2014

    More than two dozen local authorities considering how to best address local fuel poverty and carbon emissions came together last week at CHPA’s District Heating Conference to see how to successfully deliver projects.

  6. AfEM Press Release | Energy management unlocks new energy savings for UK businesses

    26 Jun 2014

    The Alliance for Energy Management welcomes a new scheme announced today that will help more businesses understand the benefits of energy management.

  7. Industry welcomes continued investment for energy efficient buildings

    24 Jun 2014

    The Government’s decision to preserve a key tool for Local Authorities to require energy efficiency investments until 2016 will help ensure lower energy bills and reduced carbon emissions, the CHPA said today.

  8. New Briefing Note | Small CHP Guidance for consultants and contractors

    24 Jun 2014

    The first draft of the CHPA's small CHP guidance written with consultants and contractors in mind, is now available in the members' area. We welcome your feedback on this draft.

  9. Rethinking District Heating : A round up from our conference

    23 Jun 2014

    Catch up on what happened at the CHPA's annual District Heating Conference, sponsored by Arup with workshop sponsors E.on, Finning UK Ltd and Brugg Pipesystems

  10. £1,000 photography prize to ‘showcase hidden nature of heat’

    23 Jun 2014

    The trade association of the combined heat and power and district heating and cooling industry has launched a competition asking photographers “to showcase the hidden nature of heat”. Enter now!

  11. Better Energy Blog | National Grid service could mean cheaper energy bills. So why are some businesses against it?

    20 Jun 2014

    Some business and manufacturing organisations have come out swinging against a new National Grid service which pays businesses to reduce their power demand during peak periods. They shouldn’t. Businesses and consumers who are worried about energy bills will be big winners.

  12. Press Release | Revised proposals mean ‘peace of mind’ for thousands more heat customers

    20 Jun 2014

    Speaking at District Heat Conference 2014, CHPA Director Tim Rotheray today welcomed revised proposals to the UK’s first heat customer protection scheme, which will ensure thousands more householders and businesses will be able to join.

  13. Consultation Response | Scottish Heat Generation Policy Statement

    16 Jun 2014

    The CHPA has prepared a consultation response to the Scottish Heat Generation Policy Statement.

  14. Better Energy Blog | The World Cup: A dry run for needing demand side response?

    13 Jun 2014

    The World Cup is one of the most popular sporting events on the planet, but why does an intense penalty shoot out being played in Brazil mean that UK businesses may need to support the national power grid?

  15. Last few places: District Heating Conference 2014

    11 Jun 2014

    Last chance to register for the CHPA's District Heating Conference 2014, sponsored by Arup.

  16. New Member Briefing | Allowable Solutions

    4 Jun 2014

    The CHPA has produced a briefing note updating members on the Allowable Solutions scheme, following the Government’s announcement in the Queen’s Speech.

  17. Save the Date: Heat Conference 2014 & Awards Dinner | 5th November 2014

    28 May 2014

    The CHPA's annual conference, Heat 2014 and our annual industry celebration, the CHPA Awards Dinner, will take place on the 5th November 2014.

  18. CHPA to lead conversation in Better Energy Blog launch

    23 May 2014

    The CHPA today launches the Better Energy Blog; a forward thinking discussion on how the UK should deliver a consumer focused, secure, low carbon and affordable energy system.

  19. Better Energy Blog | Security of supply through security of demand

    23 May 2014

    EU member countries will meet in June to discuss what options are available to improve security of supply. The problem with the debate about how to improve the ‘security of our gas supply’ is in the word 'supply'. A new CHPA infographic shows that when these European leaders meet in a few weeks, if they want to address our security of supply, they need to equally think about the security of our demand.

  20. MPs highlight importance of RHI investment certainty

    16 May 2014

    The RHI needs more investment certainty if it is to bring forward large-scale renewable heat, a parliamentary committee heard Monday.