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Demand Side Response Code of Conduct planned The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) announced today it is committing to develop an industry-backed Code of Conduct for demand side response aggregators. The Code will set common standards across the sector to provide assurance to customers and encourage their participation in the growing demand side response market. News - ADE News Press Releases Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/demand-side-response-code-of-conduct-planned-_4012.html http://www.theade.co.uk/demand-side-response-code-of-conduct-planned-_4012.html#version9040 UK’s South Hook CHP plant cancelled Plans to build the South Hook combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Pembrokeshire have been cancelled. Earlier this month stakeholders were advised the project was scrapped due to “current market conditions”, according to a spokesperson from South Hook CHP. News - Market News Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/uks-south-hook-chp-plant-cancelled-_4021.html http://www.theade.co.uk/uks-south-hook-chp-plant-cancelled-_4021.html#version9051 Business Development Manager Vacancy *closing soon* The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) plans to deliver a series of exciting new projects to respond to the needs of the market as well as generate income for the Association. We are seeking a Business Development Manager to research and lead these new business projects, as well as grow the Association through membership and events. News - Jobs News - ADE News Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/business-development-manager-vacancy-closing-soon-_3991.html http://www.theade.co.uk/business-development-manager-vacancy-closing-soon-_3991.html#version9052 ADE Event - Getting CHP Right: A learning event for consultants, contractors and customers - 25 May 2016 The ADE is hosting the second CHP learning event for consultants, contractors and customers on 25 May 2016 at Ener-G's Offices in Manchester. News - ADE News Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/ade-event---getting-chp-right-a-learning-event-for-consultants-contractors-and-customers---25-may-2016-_3898.html http://www.theade.co.uk/ade-event---getting-chp-right-a-learning-event-for-consultants-contractors-and-customers---25-may-2016-_3898.html#version9039 Lords reject government decision to scrap zero carbon homes The House of Lords has overthrown the government’s decision to scrap the zero carbon homes standard. They voted in the final report stage of the Housing and Planning Bill this week. News - UK Policy Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/lords-reject-government-decision-to-scrap-zero-carbon-homes-_4020.html http://www.theade.co.uk/lords-reject-government-decision-to-scrap-zero-carbon-homes-_4020.html#version9050 British public says renewables offer massive economic benefits - and wants more of them RenewableUK is highlighting new official Government statistics which show that the British public believes that renewable energy provides tangible economic benefits - and they want clean energy projects built in their area. The Public Attitudes Tracking Survey published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change shows that 70% of people see clear economic benefits to the UK from renewable energy. The survey also showed that 56% would be happy with a large-scale project in their local area. News - Market News Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/british-public-says-renewables-offer-massive-economic-benefits---and-wants-more-of-them--_4014.html http://www.theade.co.uk/british-public-says-renewables-offer-massive-economic-benefits---and-wants-more-of-them--_4014.html#version9042 Warmer & Greener: A guide to the future of domestic energy efficiency policy The WSBF has published a new report. Co-Chaired by Peter Aldous MP and Dr Alan Whitehead MP this report provides an evidence-based, authoritative signpost for the future of domestic energy efficiency. It will inform the learning process from past energy efficiency initiatives and make a substantial contribution to future policy development in this area. News - UK Policy Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/warmer--greener-a-guide-to-the-future-of-domestic-energy-efficiency-policy-_4015.html http://www.theade.co.uk/warmer--greener-a-guide-to-the-future-of-domestic-energy-efficiency-policy-_4015.html#version9043 ‘Flawed’ RHI will not deliver renewable heat says HHIC The Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI is ‘flawed’ says the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council, HHIC in their response to DECC’s Consultation: The Renewable Heat Incentive: A reformed and refocused scheme. Stewart Clements, Director of HHIC said “The Renewable Heat Incentive, RHI is flawed and needs a clearer focus if it hopes to make any impact on our renewables targets. HHIC would like to see funding targeted at those homes that can accommodate a renewable heating system and those where the current heating system is carbon intensive." News - UK Policy Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/flawed-rhi-will-not-deliver-renewable-heat-says-hhic--_4016.html http://www.theade.co.uk/flawed-rhi-will-not-deliver-renewable-heat-says-hhic--_4016.html#version9044 ADE Consultation Response | RHI - A reformed and refocused scheme The ADE has responded to the DECC consultation on reforms to the RHI, for delivering in April 2017. Consultation Response News - ADE News Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/consultation-response--rhi---a-reformed-and-refocused-scheme--_4007.html http://www.theade.co.uk/consultation-response--rhi---a-reformed-and-refocused-scheme--_4007.html#version9049 UU co-founds energy demand response initiative United Utilities has joined forces with Sainsbury's and Aggregate Industries in a new initiative to relieve pressure on the national grid by demand response. The three companies are co-founding The Living Grid, a movement of corporate energy users which aims to create 200MW of flexible power across the UK by 2020. News - Market News Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/uu-co-founds-energy-demand-response-initiative-_4011.html http://www.theade.co.uk/uu-co-founds-energy-demand-response-initiative-_4011.html#version9038 Rescheduled Event | CHPQA review As you may be aware, the European Commission has now published the revised Reference Values for the separate production of electricity and heat. Ricardo AEA has kindly offered to meet with members and are invited to attend a presentation and discussion from 10.00 to 12.00 on 11 May at the Association's offices, 10 Dean Farrar Street, London, SW1H 0DX. This meeting has been rescheduled following the cancellation of a previous date. News - Market News Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/rescheduled-event--chpqa-review-_4017.html http://www.theade.co.uk/rescheduled-event--chpqa-review-_4017.html#version9046 New £180 million fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine A major new fund designed to drive cutting-edge research, innovation and skills across the Midlands Engine, has been officially launched today (26 April 2016) with significant backing from Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne. News - UK Policy Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/new-180-million-fund-to-accelerate-energy-research-across-the-midlands-engine-_4018.html http://www.theade.co.uk/new-180-million-fund-to-accelerate-energy-research-across-the-midlands-engine-_4018.html#version9047 ADE letter to the Energy and Climate Change Committee The Association for Decentralised Energy, Renewable UK, Renewable Energy Association and Solar Trade Association wrote to the Energy and Climate Change Committee regarding embedded benefits in the Capacity Market consultation News - ADE News Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/ade-letter-to-the-energy-and-climate-change-committee-_4019.html http://www.theade.co.uk/ade-letter-to-the-energy-and-climate-change-committee-_4019.html#version9048 Blog| Government should think again on diesel generation "It is quite evident that DECC believes that the wrong sort of new build generation has so far been encouraged by its capacity market scheme" writes Nigel Cornwall from Cornwall Energy. Read his blog post to find his thoughts on DECC's proposals to address diesel generation in the capacity market. News - Market News Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/blog-government-should-think-again-on-diesel-generation-_4008.html http://www.theade.co.uk/blog-government-should-think-again-on-diesel-generation-_4008.html#version9034 Member Briefing | Review of diesel engines The Association has prepared a briefing note to provide members with an update on the progress of Defra’s review of diesel engines and highlight the key proposals that will be of particular interest to members’ operations. News - ADE News Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/member-briefing--review-of-diesel-engines-_3997.html http://www.theade.co.uk/member-briefing--review-of-diesel-engines-_3997.html#version9015 Centrica to acquire Neas Energy Centrica plc has agreed to acquire Neas Energy A/S (Neas), one of Europe’s leading providers of energy management and revenue optimisation services for decentralised third-party owned assets, for DKK1.6 billion (£170 million) in cash plus adjustments for cash and net working capital. News - Market News Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/centrica-to-acquire-neas-energy-_3998.html http://www.theade.co.uk/centrica-to-acquire-neas-energy-_3998.html#version9016 Biogas innovation brings waste water industry closer to energy self-sufficiency The waste water industry could move closer to its goal of energy self-sufficiency by adopting new technologies that increase the generation of renewable energy. By significantly increasing the power derived from the anaerobic digestion of sludge, the latest innovation from Veolia aims to boost sustainability, reduce carbon emissions and lower costs. News - Market News Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/biogas-innovation-brings-waste-water-industry-closer-to--energy-self-sufficiency-_3999.html http://www.theade.co.uk/biogas-innovation-brings-waste-water-industry-closer-to--energy-self-sufficiency-_3999.html#version9017 Boost consumer power in the energy market, urges Industry and Energy Committee Consumers should be given more power in the energy market, said Industry and Energy Committee MEPs on Thursday. They recommend schemes such as collective buying, home power generation by households, better price comparison tools for everyone and making it easier to switch energy providers and tariffs. In a non-binding resolution intended as an input to Energy Union legislation to be tabled by the EU Commission, MEPs also call for EU funds for energy efficiency to better focus on energy poverty. News - International Policy Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/boost-consumer-power-in-the-energy-market-urges-industry-and-energy-committee-_4005.html http://www.theade.co.uk/boost-consumer-power-in-the-energy-market-urges-industry-and-energy-committee-_4005.html#version9030 Quarterly Policy and Market Update | Q1 April 2016 The quarterly 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 Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/quarterly-policy-and-market-update--q1-april-2016-_3995.html http://www.theade.co.uk/quarterly-policy-and-market-update--q1-april-2016-_3995.html#version9011 Carbon Trust launches Green Business Fund to cut costs and save energy for British businesses The Carbon Trust is launching a new fund providing vital capital for smaller businesses to replace old, power-guzzling equipment, together with expert advice to boost the efficiency and productivity of businesses in England, Scotland and Wales. The £7m fund has been made available to SMEs on a first come-first served basis, and will offer energy saving training, cost saving assessments, implementation advice, and capital support for the installation of energy efficiency equipment. News - Market News Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 GMT http://www.theade.co.uk/carbon-trust-launches-green-business-fund-to-cut-costs-and-save-energy-for-british-businesses-_4001.html http://www.theade.co.uk/carbon-trust-launches-green-business-fund-to-cut-costs-and-save-energy-for-british-businesses-_4001.html#version9019