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ADE Vacancy | Business Development Officer The decentralised energy sector is undergoing rapid change. 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 Officer to help research and implement these new business projects, as well as grow the Association through membership and events. News - Jobs Sun, 09 Oct 2016 00:00:00 GMT ADE Event | CHP Conference 2016 | 18th October The Association for Decentralised Energy's annual combined heat and power half-day conference will take place on the 18th October. Join us for a practical conference to support developers, customers and consultants build and deliver successful combined heat and power projects. News - ADE News Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Seminar examines how CHP can meet London's new zero carbon dwellings policy The requirements of the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) new zero carbon dwellings policy and the role of combined heat and power (CHP), will be discussed at a breakfast seminar in London on Friday 30 September. News - Market News Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | Ofgem Capacity Market Rules Consultation Ofgem has published its annual consultation on changes to the Capacity Market Rules. The consultation provides an opportunity to submit proposals for changes to the Capacity Market Rules by 5pm on 11 November 2016. News - UK Policy Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Vital Energi Design Department Grows By 260% Following strong, continued growth Vital Energi are delighted to announce that their Design Department has grown by 260% over the last 6 years to incorporate 65 full time members of staff. News - Market News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK’s first gas power plant in three years activated Irish utility ESB has announced that the Carrington gas-fired power plant in Manchester has commenced operation.Carrington gas power plant The 880 MW facility has already secured a contract for power for the winter of 2019/20 under the capacity market scheme. News - Market News Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Veolia powers tallest tower hotel in the UK Due for completion in Autumn 2016, the tallest hotel tower in the UK will soon benefit from the on-site generation of low carbon electricity, heating and hot water using one of Veolia’s latest combined heat and power (CHP) units. By using CHP the landmark hotel will cut around 213 tonnes of CO2 emissions every year and save the equivalent Grid energy for nearly two million hot showers. News - Market News Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT ADE Awards shortlist reflects “incredible year” for decentralised energy The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) today announced the shortlisted entries for its annual awards programme. The ADE Awards Dinner – sponsored by Vital Energi - will be held at the Natural History Museum on the evening of Wednesday 23 November. News - ADE News Press Releases Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Shortlist announced for 2016 ADE Awards The Association for Decentralised Energy Awards 2016 will be presented on Wednesday 23 November at the Natural History Museum, London. The awards showcase innovation, best practice and achievement across combined heat and power, district heating and demand response and energy services, providing an opportunity for organisations and professionals to celebrate success and collective attainment. News - ADE News Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT ETI publishes industry perspectives on how to deliver efficient networks for a low carbon future energy system The Energy Technologies Institute has published a new report which examines options for reforming how investment in the UK’s energy network infrastructure is governed and regulated as we move to a low carbon future. The ‘Enabling efficient networks for low carbon futures’ project commissioned ‘think pieces’ from four industry experts on the challenges for investment in the UK’s energy network infrastructures and options for reform. News - UK Policy Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Energy and Climate Change Committee to disband in October The Energy and Climate Change Committee (ECCC) is to be disbanded on 17 October. Responsibility for scrutinising energy and climate change policy will fall to what is currently the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee. It will be renamed the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee. News - UK Policy Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT 'New era of UK nuclear power' as Hinkley Point finally gets go-ahead The Government has hailed a “new era of UK nuclear power” after it ended years of uncertainty to give final approval to the £18bn Hinkley Point C plant in Somerset. News - UK Policy Sun, 18 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT The New Power Interview: Tim Rotheray, ADE User-led energy could help improve the efficiency and lower the cost of the UK’s energy supply, and improve security of supply, but inherent bias in the system has to be rooted out to develop it, says the director of the Association for Decentralised Energy. Tim Rotheray spoke to Janet Wood. News - ADE News Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Launch of GB Electricity Capacity Market Notice Website The Capacity Market commences on 01 October 2016 and, as System Operator, National Grid is today launching a new website ( to support Capacity Market Notices (CMN). To support Capacity Market rules National Grid will continuously monitor electricity system margin on the Transmission system and communicate new CMNs directly to the website where the volume of available generation breaches a threshold set by the UK Government. News - UK Policy Fri, 16 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | Defra emissions review update Earlier this year the then Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) noted concerns about local air quality from diesel generation, following political and public pressure to address the role of diesel engines in the Capacity Market and other grid services. This briefing note provides Association members with an update on Defra's current proposals and how it may impact operations. News - ADE News Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Energy technology cost assumptions outdated, says analyst Renewable power generation costs are already lower on average worldwide than those of fossil fuels and clean energy plants will become even more cost-competitive by 2020, a new sensitivity analysis published by the Carbon Tracker Initiative finds. News - International Policy Thu, 15 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Global energy investment down 8% in 2015 with flows signalling move towards cleaner energy A new IEA report – World Energy Investment 2016 – shows the electricity sector leading a broad reorientation of energy investment but warns more is needed to meet climate targets and address energy security concerns News - International Policy Wed, 14 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Veolia cements relationship with Hertfordshire County Council Veolia has just signed a 30 year contract with Hertfordshire County Council worth £1 billion reinforcing its partnership with this county north of London. This project will recover energy from residual waste. News - Market News Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Coca-Cola HBC Italia cuts carbon footprint with ENER-G trigeneration technology Coca-Cola HBC Italia will reduce its carbon footprint by 15% and save 40% on its energy costs after installing an ENER-G combined cooling, heat and power (CCHP) system. News - Market News Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT Report: Energy sector experiencing 'negative impacts' of Brexit vote The majority of energy efficiency suppliers fear that it is a matter of time before consumers are subject to rising prices leading to a slowdown in investment, with suppliers already claiming that the Brexit vote is negatively impacting the sector. News - UK Policy Tue, 13 Sep 2016 00:00:00 GMT