Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker, yesterday made a commitment to “smash the glass ceiling” for growth of decentralised energy at the Conservative Party Conference.
Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, visits flagship low-carbon energy centre at new Museum of Liverpool
The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) welcome’s a call by the CBI today on the need to ensure delivery of an integrated and efficient policy for low-carbon heat. The report from the CBI – The Heat is on: Delivering an integrated heat policy – makes recommendations for the Government's proposed Renewable Heat Incentive and addresses the broader issue of decarbonisation of heat.
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne, is today visiting Woking Borough Council’s clean energy projects. The visit highlights changes to local government legislation that will enable councils to sell renewable electricity to the national grid1.
The CHPA, which represents community heating (district heating), welcomed Housing Minster Grant Shapps announcement today1 to establish a community energy fund, to enable new homes to be zero carbon from 2016.
The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) celebrated the launch of its new brand and website yesterday at its annual President’s Reception, held today in the House of Lords. The new identity embodies the diversity and core benefits delivered across the combined heat and power (CHP) and district heating sectors
In the budget statement published today the Chancellor made a point of repeating the Prime Minsters’ pledge to make this the greenest government ever.
The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) welcomes today’s commitment, from new Prime Minister David Cameron, to ensure central government delivers CO2 savings of 10% over the next 12 months.
The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) today outlined a series of five energy actions for the new Government. Securing progress against each measure will help the UK in meeting the challenge often termed the ‘energy trilemma’: improving security of supply, tackling climate change whilst also continuing to supply affordable energy.
The Homes and Communities Agency has announced details of three district heating schemes that will together receive £4.8 million of funding under the Low Carbon Infrastructure Fund.
The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) welcomed the focus on development of sustainable infrastructure announced in 2010 budget.
The Conservative party today published its energy policy paper, ‘Rebuilding Security: Conservative energy policy for an uncertain world’.
Every council will have to consider planning local district heating schemes, following today’s Planning Policy Statement Planning for a Low Carbon Future in a Changing Climate, according to the CHPA
Encouraging a full and open analysis of the options for meeting our 2050 goals is essential. In particular, current policy development should explore the full suite of approaches that maybe necessary. ‘Building a Roadmap for Heat - 2050 scenarios and heat delivery in the UK’, is a timely call to do just this.
The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) welcome publication of the Government’s Household Energy Management Strategy (HEMs).
A groundbreaking academic report launched today1, highlights critical challenges in the current ‘all-electric’ approach to decarbonisation of the UK energy system.