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Innovative, carbon free ‘turn-down’ demand response sector delivering for consumers Capacity Market results announced today mean dozens of industrial and local businesses will help keep the lights on at peak demand next winter and cut carbon, the Association for Decentralised Energy said. News - ADE News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Vital Energi Celebrate NHS Sustainability Day with Million Tonne Carbon Guarantee For the last three years Vital Energi have been working with a number of NHS Trusts and Health Boards to install energy conservation measures and the latest energy generating technology, such as combined heat and power and biomass. News - Market News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Scarborough Hospital Looks Forward to Low Carbon Future York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have chosen NHS Sustainability day to celebrate the opening of their new low-carbon energy centre at Scarborough Hospital. News - Market News Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ofgem have invited responses to a Consultation on Amendments to the Capacity Market Rules 2014 Ofgem have drafted proposed amendments to the Capacity Market Rules 2014 ('the Rules'). News - UK Policy Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT The ADE Welcomes New Policy Officer Rick Parfett The ADE welcomes Rick Parfett as new Policy Officer while bidding farewell to Policy Officer Will Caldwell. News - ADE News Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ofgem releases Frontier Economics' report on Embedded Benefits Following several requests, Ofgem have released Frontier Economics' report which informed their 'minded to' decision to significantly reduce the Embedded Benefit. Ofgem has also extended the date for responses to its consultation to 9am on 18 April 2017. News - UK Policy Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ofgem Workshop on Embedded Benefit modelling Ofgem are to hold a workshop in London on Tuesday 21 March from 9:30 – 12:00 pm to explain the modelling behind its 'minded to' decision on Embedded Benefits. News - UK Policy Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT The ADE and BEIS staff visit Greenwich Peninsula District Heating Site The Teams were led around the Greenwich site by Pinnacle Power's Managing Director Toby Heysham. News - ADE News Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT The ADE is proud to support the Euroheat & Power Congress taking place in May 2017 Providing a platform to discuss major issues of importance for European and global district energy, the Congress will consider a range of technical and commercial issues; from resource assessment and innovative technological design, to market and policy developments. News - ADE News Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT ISH ene.field workshop identifies pathways for fuel cell micro-CHP success in Germany The ene.field workshop gathered key industry and policymakers in the context of ISH to discuss how fuel cell micro-CHP can empower consumers to deliver on the Energiewende objectives. News - Market News Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT ENER-G's Technical Director Chris Marsland addressed the European Energy Forum in Strasbourg The talk focused on Delivering Efficiency and Flexibility through Distributed Energy which helps customers harness opportunities of onsite generation. News - Market News Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Housing professionals invited to free workshop on digital innovation in heat networks Digital innovation in heat networks is the topic of a morning seminar for housing professionals – hosted by industry body The Housing Forum, together with community heating specialist Switch2 Energy. News - Market News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT The House of Commons Library published a briefing paper on "The Current Energy Market Reforms in Great Britain" The briefing paper covers current energy market reforms in the UK. While recommendations from this report are now being implemented, the Government has indicated further reforms are being considered. News - UK Policy Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Ofgem announced a consultation on "Targeted Charging Review" Ofgem are consulting on launching a Significant Code Review to look at network residual charges, and some charging arrangements for embedded generation under 100 MW. News - UK Policy Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Industry launches new district heating task force, welcomed by Government The Association for Decentralised Energy today launched a new task force on district heating; an industry initiative to deliver a subsidy free heat network market with strong protections for consumers. Press Releases Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Rehau are hosting a free District Heating Workshop Following the success of the REHAU District Heating workshops in 2016, REHAU is returning in 2017 with a new format for their District Heating Workshops. The first stop is in London at The Building Centre in March. News - Market News Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT IEEFA Report: A U.K. Electricity Transformation Under Way, But in Need of Better Direction The U.K.’s capacity market is the weak link in the country’s ongoing transition toward a resilient, low-carbon grid. That is one of the core findings in a report—“Electricity-Grid Transition in the U.K.: As Coal-Fired Generation Recedes, Renewables and Reliable Generation Can Fill the Gap —we published today. The report finds that the U.K. grid is coping well with a coal phase-out, but requires greater investment in reliable generation to back up renewable power than the country is currently making. News - UK Policy Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT SBR and DSBR cost recovery arrangements removed Ofgem has confirmed its decision to remove the Supplemental Balancing Reserve (SBR) and Demand Side Balancing Reserve (DSBR) cost recovery arrangements for 2017-18 as they are no longer needed now Capacity Market delivery has been bought forward. News - UK Policy Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Utility Week Live | Introducing the transformers Introducing the transformers, the 10 leading individuals and technologies embracing innovation and driving change in the UK utilities industry. News - Market News Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing │ Budget 2017 Highlighting positive economic development over the past year, Philip Hammond released his first budget as Treasury Chancellor on 8 March. The Spring Budget 2017 outlines new tax and spending priorities through 2020, while modifying several existing programs. While last year’s spring budget was heavy on energy program modifications, this year’s contained fewer changes in those areas. Download this members briefing to find out more. News - ADE News Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT