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Scottish Government Business Rates decision is good for low-carbon heat On Wednesday, the Scottish Government announced that it would implement a new 50 per cent relief for stand-alone district heating schemes as part of a larger Business Rates relief package. News - ADE News Press Releases Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Call for Awards Entries | ADE 50th Anniversary Awards & Dinner 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the Association for Decentralised Energy and the 10th anniversary of our Awards programme. To celebrate these important milestones, the Association’s 50th Anniversary Dinner and Awards will be held at the iconic Science Museum, London on Thursday 19th October 2017. Our Awards entries process is now open! News - ADE News Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Reminder: Euroheat & Power Congress - Early Bird Tickets closing soon! The Euroheat & Power Congress is the leading platform for ideas, networking, experiences and international business deals in the European district energy sector. Don’t miss out! News - ADE News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Veolia CHP adds to renewable generation from food waste Veolia, the global resource management company, has increased its capacity for generating renewable energy from food waste with a contract to design and manage a 520kWe biogas-fired CHP energy plant for Rose Hill Recycling in Gloucestershire. The CHP plant is fueled by the biogas derived from mixed food waste collected from across the Cotswolds and will save around 1750 tonnes of CO2 emissions each year. News - Market News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Policy and Market Update Q4 | January 2017 The Quarterly Policy & Market Update provides an overview of recent Government decisions as well as intelligence on ongoing policy and market development and updates on work completed by the Association. News - ADE News Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Bosch launches new and improved Heat Interface Unit Bosch Commercial and Industrial has added to its range of energy efficient heating, cooling, and hot water technologies, by launching an enhanced version of its heat interface unit (HIU). News - Market News Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT ENER-G publishes free guide to assessing economic feasibility of CHP Cogeneration specialist ENER-G has published a free guide to assessing the economic feasibility of combined heat and power (CHP) projects. News - Market News Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT First Minister of Scotland announces £11m funding pot opens for new projects at Commonwealth Games Energy Centre First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the latest phase of Scotland’s Energy Efficiency Pilot at the new Silverdale Nursery, which received more than £60,000 from the first round of funding in June 2016 to connect the building to the energy centre. News - UK Policy Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Join the Danfoss HVAC Lab Danfoss has partnered with C Space to set up the Danfoss HVAC Lab – an invite-only, online community of investors, optimisers, designers and other industry professionals. It is one the first innovation communities in the industry, and we’re asking you to be one of its members. News - Market News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Reminder: Scottish Renewables Low-Carbon Cities Conference taking place 22nd February in Edinburgh The Conference will explore the many opportunities for Scotland’s cities to embrace the transition to a sustainable, clean, green economy; reducing energy costs and tackling fuel poverty, while attracting low-carbon investment and jobs, and building Scotland’s industries of the future. News - Market News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | Scottish Government Consultation on Heat & Energy Efficiency Strategies, and Regulation of District Heating The Scottish Government has released a consultation paper on Local Heat & Energy Efficiency Strategies (LHEES), and regulation of district heating. News - ADE News Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Consultation Response | Emissions from generators The ADE has submitted a response to the Defra consultation on plans to impose NOx emission controls on generators from 1-50 MW thermal input as well as implement the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD). News - ADE News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Guru Systems scoops product innovation of the year at CIBSE Awards Guru Systems picked up the award for product innovation at this year’s CIBSE Building Performance Awards. News - Market News Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy announces Consultation on Renewable Heat Incentive: support for Biomass This consultation concerns proposals for changes to the support for biomass-Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant offered under the RHI scheme. News - UK Policy Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Invitation for applications to participate in the BEIS/Ofgem Smart Systems Forum The Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Ofgem are looking to recruit members to participate in a new electricity networks stakeholder group - the Smart Systems Forum. News - UK Policy Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Delta-EE are hosting a Free Webinar: Microgrids are coming – How can you benefit? 16th February, 3pm (GMT) With an increasingly distributed energy system, rapidly falling energy storage costs, and a growing demand for flexibility and energy autonomy, micro-grids are fast becoming a key topic of commercial relevance in many global markets. News - Market News Thu, 09 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT £9 Million Trigeneration scheme for Veterinary Campus The University of Edinburgh is set to harness the power of trigeneration in a new £9 million energy project which will revolutionise the way they produce heating, cooling and electricity at their Easter Bush Veterinary Campus. News - Market News Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | Updates to ECO The Government has published its response to the Energy Company Obligation (ECO): Help to Heat consultation. The Association has prepared this member briefing note to provide an overview of the changes and highlight the areas of interest to members. News - ADE News Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Veolia boosts renewable generation for Southern Water The company is installing new combined heat and power (CHP) engines at three of Southern Water’s treatment works - Budds Farm and Fullerton in Hampshire and Gravesend in Kent. News - Market News Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Revolving Green Fund 2016/17 - Energy Efficiency Funding Available Now for Higher Education Institutes - Deadline this Friday! Building on the successes of the previous years, Salix is proud to announce the launch of the latest Revolving Green Fund. Salix will assess applications as they are received, so early submissions are encouraged to allow the maximum possible time for any follow up discussions on your projects. News - Market News Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT