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  1. CHPA consultation response | Creating the right environment for DSR | June 2013

    1 Jul 2013

    This is the CHPA's response to to Ofgem’s consultation Creating the Right Environment for Demand-side Response. The CHPA's response recommends Ofgem should not lose sight of the important contributions which can be made by larger commercial and small industrial customers.

  2. CHPA welcomes Government commitment to consumer participation in energy system

    27 Jun 2013

    The CHPA today welcomed government's express inclusion of demand side response (DSR) resources within the new capacity market. The publication of the policy design on how a capacity market will operate will bring much needed confidence to electricity market participants and investors.

  3. CHPA member briefing - EMR and energy infrastructure

    27 Jun 2013

    The Government today published its infrastructure strategy document, Investing in Britain’s Future. Alongside this document were a number of key energy sector announcements related to the Government’s Electricity Market Reform (EMR) programme.

  4. CHPA members meet with DECC to progress bespoke CHP Policy

    25 Jun 2013

    More than a dozen CHPA members held a successful meeting with DECC officials on Tuesday to progress the Government’s proposed bespoke CHP policy.

  5. CHPA to ‘join the debate’ on social media

    21 Jun 2013

    The CHPA is reviewing its communications to members and wider stakeholders with an emphasis on establishing a more proactive and engaging approach following the recruitment of a Communications Officer last month.

  6. Minister and MPs hear about decentralised energy opportunity

    19 Jun 2013

    The decentralised energy sector is helping to return the consumer to the centre of our energy system, a group of industry representatives told Climate Change Minister, Greg Barker and several MPs on Monday.

  7. Our waste is a precious resource - Ian Manders Letter to the Guardian

    19 Jun 2013

    CHPA Deputy Director responded to The Guardian's article this week 'Trash to cash: Norway leads the way in turning waste into energy' supporting the use of waste as a way to generate heat and power.

  8. Scottish fuel poverty could be tackled with district heating

    11 Jun 2013

    CHPA’s Deputy Director Ian Manders met with Government officials, Glasgow City Council and Energy Action Scotland this week to discuss the range of opportunities presented by the use of district heating.

  9. Recruitment for the post of Director of the CHPA

    7 Jun 2013
  10. Press Release: CHPA Director Graham Meeks to step down

    6 Jun 2013

    Graham Meeks, Director of the Combined Heat and Power Association will step down from his post with effect from the 1st July 2013, it was announced today.

  11. CHPA's Ian Manders to speak on planning for the future at the Scottish Renewables Heat & Bioenergy Seminar

    4 Jun 2013

    CHPA's Deputy Director, Ian Manders will be speaking at next month's Scottish Renewables Heat & Bioenergy Seminar being held at Perth's Concert Hall on the 18th of June

  12. CHPA welcomes the Scottish government’s new district heating action plan

    31 May 2013

    CHPA, the independent association for district heating and CHP, has welcomed the Scottish government’s new district heating action plan, published today (31 May).

  13. UK “open for business” on district heating

    28 May 2013

    The UK is “open for business” on district heating, following major advances in government interest in the technology, claimed CHPA deputy director Ian Manders, at the Energy Europe conference on May 23 in Copenhagen.

  14. Chris Parkin presents DECC’s vision for a low carbon heat future

    23 May 2013

    DECC is developing its bespoke CHP policy and industrial sector roadmaps as it implements the recently-published Heat Strategy, Chris Parkin, CHP lead at the Department of Energy and Climate told the CHPA industrial forum on 15 May.

  15. CHPA to speak at next week's Euroheat & Power Congress - Vienna

    22 May 2013

    The Congress will take a closer look at key challenges: How can the next generation of District Heating and Cooling systems best serve the future smart city? How to support communities seeking cost-effective strategies to deliver more sustainable but also affordable energy services for their citizens?

  16. Press Release: Cost of electricity reforms to be cut through demand reduction measures

    21 May 2013

    The Energy Management Alliance (EMA) has welcomed the Government’s response to its consultation on options to permanently reduce electricity demand its formal recognition of the potential opportunities that demand side measures can provide.

  17. CHPA welcomes new Communications Officer

    17 May 2013

    The CHPA is pleased to welcome Claire Wych to its team in the role of Communications Officer. Claire will be aiding in stakeholder engagement and the wider dissemination of the association’s key messages.

  18. CHPA Consultation Response | Generator Connection Requirements – a review of Engineering Recommendation G59/2-1 (2011)

    14 May 2013

    Joint Response from CHPA & The Association of Manufacturers of Power Generating Systems (AMPS). Both bodies welcome the opportunity to inform the consultation process and believe that the majority of the proposed changes will be beneficial to the industry.

  19. CHPA invited to give evidence to Parliament on local energy

    9 May 2013

    The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) will appear before a key parliamentary committee later this month to speak about the benefits of local, decentralised energy to the UK.

  20. Wider engagement needed on EMR, say CHPA and other industry associations

    3 May 2013

    The Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) should consult with the energy sector more on the design of Electricity Market Reform (EMR). That is what six trade organisations have written in a letter they have sent to energy secretary Ed Davey and energy minister Michael Fallon.