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.
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.
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.
More than a dozen CHPA members held a successful meeting with DECC officials on Tuesday to progress the Government’s proposed bespoke CHP policy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
CHPA, the independent association for district heating and CHP, has welcomed the Scottish government’s new district heating action plan, published today (31 May).
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.