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CfD auction shows consumers win under least cost approach Today’s CfD auction results shows that consumers win when Government policy tries to deliver least-cost technologies, the Association for Decentralised Energy said today. Press Releases News - ADE News Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Ofgem proposes quicker distribution connections Ofgem have published an open letter outlining the existing arrangements for obtaining an electricity connection and how new capacity can be created on the network in anticipation of future connection requirements. News - UK Policy Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | CMA Energy Market Investigation The Association for Decentralised Energy has prepared a briefing note on the key issues covered in the CMA Energy Market Investigation report. The briefing note also provides an overview of stakeholder comment on the report. News - ADE News Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT CMA publishes initial thinking on energy market investigation The CMA has published an updated issues statement as part of its investigation into the Great Britain energy markets. News - UK Policy Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing | Gas CHP Non-Financial Barriers The Association has produced a Member's briefing note on the Call for Evidence on the non-financial barriers faced by gas CHP investments. News - ADE News Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Environment Agency publishes new ESOS guidance The Environment Agency has published updated ESOS guidance on behalf of the scheme compliance bodies, namely Natural Resources Wales, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Northern Ireland Environment Agency and Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) Offshore. News - UK Policy Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Business Secretary announces £60m boost for UK community-scale renewable energy projects Today the UK Business Secretary Vince Cable announced a new investment of £60m by the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) and the Strathclyde Pension Fund (SPF) in UK community-scale renewable energy projects, through Albion Community Power plc (ACP). News - UK Policy Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT European Commission’s carbon market fix could face ten year setback, says Sandbag In a new report published today, Sandbag finds that the European Commission’s proposal to tackle the oversupply of 2 billion allowances in the EU carbon market could take a decade to get supply below current levels. News - UK Policy Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT ENER-G counts the carbon saving benefits of combined heat and power ENER-G has released its annual carbon reduction report, which shows that in 2014 its combined heat and power (CHP) customers reduced their carbon footprint by a total of 371,578 tonnes. News - Market News Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Granite City green heat revolution A city heating network has been awarded £1 million to help cut energy bills and provide cheap power to thousands of homes across Aberdeen. News - Market News Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT UK could create 10,000 jobs by 2025 by leading the 'Cold Economy' Carbon Trust launches report calling for Government and industry collaboration for UK to lead global cooling market. News - Market News Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Better Energy Blog | The hidden billions saved by demand side energy The Association for Decentralised Energy Director Dr Tim Rotheray writes about the importance of demand side services to the UK, and a preview of what's to come in the future of the Association. News - ADE News Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT British Gas meets new energy efficiency target four months early British Gas today confirmed it has met its first Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) target four months early, completing the work in December 2014, well ahead of the March 2015 deadline. News - Market News Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT DECC announces regulatory changes to RHI DECC recently announced a number of minor changes came into force for the Non-Domestic RHI. News - UK Policy Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT First Minister calls on Prime Minister David Cameron to order an assessment of Scotland’s electricity capacity First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is calling on the UK Government to review security of electricity supply following energy experts’ concerns over the future of thermal generation plant in Scotland. News - UK Policy Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Shining a light on Invisible Energy Dr Steve Fawkes writes about the Association's new report and how energy efficiency faces a 'ribbon problem': Politicians have nothing to cut when the project is complete. News - UK Policy Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Tender | Newcastle City Council are seeking an energy partner Newcastle City Council is seeking to procure an energy partner for the City. News - Market News Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT British Gas to acquire technology company AlertMe, to extend its leadership in innovating for customers British Gas today announced it is to acquire AlertMe, a UK-based company that creates products and services linked by the internet of things to enable connected homes. News - Market News Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Event | COGEN Europe: Benefits of Decentralised Production of Heat and Power COGEN Europe invites you to join us on 25 February 2015 to discuss the benefits of decentralised production of heat and power: householders and small energy users in the spotlight News - ADE News Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT Sandbanks hotel starts saving with Eurosite Power EuroSite Power Inc., (OTCQB: EUSP) an On-Site Utility™ solutions provider, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to healthcare, hospitality, housing and leisure centres in the United Kingdom (UK) and Europe, is now operating a 100 kW combined heat and power (CHP) system at Sandbanks Hotel, Poole, UK. News - Market News Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT