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Veolia wins three waste treatment contracts with Westminster City Council The UK’s leading resource management company, Veolia, has successfully secured three contracts for the sustainable treatment of domestic and business recycling and waste from Westminster City Council which will in turn supply heat to homes through district heating. News - Market News Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Mayor takes step forward in plan to power Tube with clean electricity The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, today announced that City Hall has taken an important step closer to securing a license which could be used to provide ‘clean electricity’ to power TfL’s underground stations and other facilities. The government regulator for gas and electricity markets, Ofgem, has confirmed that the Mayor can formally advertise his application for a new type of junior electricity supply licence called ‘licence lite’, with the aim of the licence being granted in September. News - UK Policy Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | New Government Ministers This briefing note provides an overview of the new Ministerial appointments at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for Environment, Farming and Rural Affairs, the Department Communities and Local Government, HM Treasury and the new Department for Exiting the European Union. News - ADE News Fri, 22 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Government must learn from 'blinkered' approach to energy efficiency The Public Accounts Committee report says that failures highlighted by the design and implementation of household energy efficiency schemes put public money at risk and must not be repeated. The Committee's report concludes take up for the Government's Green Deal loans scheme was "woefully low" because the scheme was not adequately tested. News - UK Policy Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Boiler Water Treatment Guidance (BG04) Launch The CEA have partnered with ICOM to produce BG04; Boiler Water Treatment, guidance for shell boilers, coil boilers, steam generators & hot water boilers, and both organisations are proud to announce the launch of BG04 as part of the ongoing production of guidance in the Boiler Guidance (BG) series. News - Market News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT New report says businesses able to bridge electricity capacity gap by 2020 Manufacturing sites, hospitals and retail stores could provide the equivalent electricity supply of 6 new power stations and address the UK's electricity capacity concerns, says a new report from the Association for Decentralised Energy today. News - ADE News Press Releases Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT DECC/BIS Merger Explanatory Note from the Cabinet Office The Prime Minister announced a series of changes to Ministerial responsibilities on 14 July 2016. This Cabinet Office paper describes the consequences for the functions of the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills of these changes. News - UK Policy Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT From counting calories to topping up the watts: inedible ice cream waste is being used this summer to power UK homes Not only is chocolate ice cream one of the nation’s favourite flavours, but it has also emerged as the most powerful flavour for green energy too. This is following an innovative project involving the world’s third largest ice cream manufacturer, R&R Ice Cream, Iona Capital and resource management company, Veolia, in which ice cream by-product is being turned into biogas for the National Grid. The biogas is also used by the 550kWe CHP on site. News - Market News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT EU should adopt bolder energy efficiency target, top executives tell Juncker A group of prominent business leaders has written to the European Commission president urging him to back a more supportive policy framework for energy efficiency investment. News - International Policy Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT GLA Decentralised Energy Framework Notice The Greater London Authority have issued a tender for the appointment of consultants to deliver the Decentralised Energy Framework. News - Market News Tue, 19 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT New energy dept insists tackling climate change ‘remains a priority’ The new energy department insists tackling climate change “remains a key priority” for the UK Government. The comment from the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – headed by Greg Clark – comes as new Prime Minister Theresa May abolished the Department of Energy and Climate Change last week. News - Market News Mon, 18 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Moody's: Capacity market improves outlook for British generators In Great Britain, Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") expects that average power prices will remain within a depressed range of GBP36-41 per megawatt hour (MWh) in the five years to 2021. However, generators will benefit from significant new revenues for providing spare capacity and stability to the transmission grid News - UK Policy Sat, 16 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | Government Reshuffle Yesterday, the new Prime Minister, Theresa May, finalised her cabinet, which included a significant reshuffle and restructuring of Government Departments. News - ADE News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Online registration extended for the 4th International DHC+ Summer School The 4th International DHC+ Summer School is your chance to spend an unforgettable week in Warsaw in August and learn more about district heating and cooling. Check out the Summer School programme News - Market News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT National Grid to take bids for one of world's biggest energy storage schemes Japanese, British and European companies are expected to compete for the 200 megawatts project, which will be used to plug the gap when Britain's doesn't have enough power. News - Market News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT REstore wins landmark £6-Million DSR contract with National Grid National Grid and REstore have agreed terms to contract the largest DSR Frequency Response portfolio in the UK until the end of June 2018. This will deliver 46MW of flexible power 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This milestone is significant in delivering National Grid’s target to deliver 30-50% of balancing services from demand side response by 2020 News - Market News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Euroheat & Power Mid-Year Review EHP writes: As we approach the summer holidays, it’s always nice (and important) to look back on the semester that’s been and consider the challenges and opportunities in front of us between now and Christmas. News - International Policy Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT RE:FIT For Purpose Vital Energi are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a place on The National Framework for Energy Performance Contracting (RE:FIT) developed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Partnerships (LP) and available for use nationally. News - Market News Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT Consultation Response | Review of AD and mCHP FiT scheme The ADE has submitted a response to the DECC review of support for Anaerobic Digestion and micro Combined Heat and Power under the Feed-in Tariffs scheme. News - ADE News Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT DECC & BIS to merge to become Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy New Prime Minister Theresa May announced that the government has dissolved DECC and merged the department with BIS to create an expanded department of business, energy and industrial strategy. A member briefing will be available shortly. News - UK Policy Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 GMT