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Ofgem opens investigation into five generators' compliance with Capacity Market rules Ofgem has opened investigations to see if five generators provided false or misleading information to National Grid about planning consents for some of their proposed generating units that took part in the December 2014 capacity auction. The companies being investigated are GF Power Peaking Ltd, Berangere Ltd, Adret Ltd, Alkane Energy UK and Power Balancing Service Ltd. News - UK Policy Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Energy trilemma emphasis shift towards sustainability by 2020 The potential for a robust global climate deal at the Paris Climate Summit in December 2015 is driving an increased emphasis on renewables and clean tech in the next five years according to energy companies surveyed in PwC's new global power and utilities survey. News - UK Policy Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | Juncker Investment Plan This briefing note provides an overview and analysis of the European Fund for Strategic Investment, called the Juncker Fund. The Juncker Fund is a framework programme, organised in different strands or sub-programmes. It aims to revive investment in strategic projects around Europe by mobilising 315 billion euros (£227bn) for the period 2015-2017. News - ADE News Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT EDF Energy contributes £1m to fund energy efficient heating system in Manchester tower blocks EDF Energy announced today that it is contributing £1million to fund energy efficient heating measures in three Manchester tower blocks, which were launched this week collectively as “Tribe.” News - Market News Wed, 20 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | Government reshuffle (Updated) This briefing note provides short biographies on the key appointments in Department for Energy and Climate Change; the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills; the Department for Communities and Local Government; and HM Treasury. News - ADE News Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Local press praise our projects in Glasgow BG Heat Networks' latest community project to transform three Glasgow neighbourhoods has received the thumbs up in the local press. Glasgow’s Evening Times said: “Hundreds of tenants in the city’s Broomhill and Gorget in Knightswood areas will benefit from a new state-of-the-art district heating and solid wall insulation.” News - Market News Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Government ministers will move forward with onshore wind ban New Secretary of State Amber Rudd has said she will take forward the Conservative Party's controversial plans to end subsidies for onshore wind farms, saying it is her top priority. News - UK Policy Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Finning Power Systems helps operators improve sustainability at UK AD & Biogas 2015 At UK AD & Biogas 2015, Finning Power Systems (Finning), the sole supplier of Cat equipment in the UK and Ireland will be on hand to discuss the benefits of the CG range of Cat® gas generators, which can operate on a wide range of biofuels. News - Market News Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Leeds seminar advises on requirements of new Heat Network Regulations Community heat metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2 and Leeds City Council will discuss the new Heat Network Regulations (Metering & Billing) 2014 at a free breakfast seminar at the Open Data Institute in Leeds city centre on Tuesday 9 June. News - Market News Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT The GLA begins procurement process for its Licence Lite operations This is a new and interesting opportunity for electricity generators (including local, smaller scale electricity generators who we anticipate will find the opportunity most interesting) to participate in this exciting new route to market. News - Market News Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Operations Maintenance & Management Agreement of Fellside CHP Plant Sellafield Limited is holding a Pre Market Engagement Day on the 17 June 2015 (10.00am to 3.00pm) at the North Lakes Hotel, Penrith, Cumbria. News - Market News Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Scottish Government: District heating at centre of energy plan District heating will ‘play a major part’ in decarbonising heat across Scotland, the Scottish Energy Minister told the Association for Decentralised Energy’s annual district heating conference in Edinburgh today. Press Releases News - ADE News Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Applications Engineer - District Heating REHAU Ltd, a UK-based polmyer district heating pipe manufacturer, are recruiting an Applications Engineer - District Heating based out of our UK Head Office in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire. The role would cover heat network designs (including heat losses / pipe sizing) and preparing quotations for heat networks. News - Jobs Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Euroheat & Power's DHC+ Summer School 2015: registration open! DHC+ invites you to register for the 3rd edition of the International DHC+ Summer School hosted by Politecnico di Torino and ISMB, and supported by IREN and EGEA. This year’s topic: DHC meets ICT. News - Market News Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT MVV Environment lights first waste fire in Devonport EfW CHP Facility at North Yard Commissioning work at the Energy from Waste (EfW) Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Facility of MVV Environment at North Yard, Devonport, has reached its final stages. During commissioning, the facility has passed a series of thorough tests and is now nearing its operational state. On Friday, 15th May, the first waste was lit in the boiler. News - Market News Fri, 15 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Aberdeen Heat & Power Expands District Heating Scheme with New Ice Rink CHP Marking a new phase in cutting Aberdeen’s energy costs and reducing the area’s carbon emissions. Aberdeen Heat and Power has contracted with Clarke Energy to supply the generator for an additional generator for their Seaton network, which will be located at the Lynx Ice Arena on Aberdeen’s beach front. News - Market News Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Innovation in energy: funding opportunity for business Businesses are invited to apply for a share of £10 million from the Energy Catalyst for projects addressing challenges in the energy sector. News - Market News Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Her Majesty's Government: May 2015 Following The Queen’s approval of the ministerial appointments and resignations announced since the general election, here is a list summarising placements for DECC, BIS, DCLG, DEFRA and Treasury. News - UK Policy Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Osborne Clarke joins the ADE Osborne Clarke Partner, Simon Hobday said: "“The ADE plays a pivotal role in providing focus for industry initiatives, as a trusted point of reference for Government and as a respected lobbying voice. We’re looking forward to working closely with member organisations in furthering the cause of the Association, particularly in the areas of energy efficiency, use of heat, power management and demand reduction.” News - ADE News Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT Amber Rudd MP | Your New Energy & Climate Change Secretary An overview of Amber Rudd MP's responsibilities and previous experience. News - UK Policy Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT