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How to become a supply chain partner

Supply Chain Partner status is open to commercial organisations that are active within the Combined Heat & Power, District Heating & Cooling and Demand Side Service sectors.

Supply Chain Partner status provides enhanced visibility and connection with the industry sectors represented by the ADE. Find out more about the benefits here.

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Our Supply Chain Partners

Clancy Docwra

Clancy Docwra is a major family owned UK construction business with particular strength in the utilities market. We operate across water, rail, decentralised energy, civil engineering, multi-utility and traditional energy.

Ronan Clancy, Group Business Development Manager on 01895 823711 or  

Find our more about Clancy Docwra's St Bart's Hospital project here or their involvement with Gateshead District Energy Centre here.


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Rhico Ltd is a manufacturer and supplier of Heat Interface Units (HIU’S) and Buffer Tanks (500L – 65,000L) used in central plant/district heating systems. Our company aim is to provide the highest quality equipment while reducing procurement costs and encouraging the sectors growth.

Toby Chamberlain, on 0800 975 0795 or  

Salling Plast AS

Salling Plast has been involved in the district heating/cooling industry since 1967. With approx. 140 dedicated employees, and more than 29.000 sqm production facility and 205,000 sqm of warehouse capacity we are one of the larger Danish manufactures of parts and fittings for the industry, and probably the largest manufacturer of shrinkable casing in Europe. Salling Plast produce a wide range of items for the district heating industry as various casing types, bends, reductions, and assembly T-pieces as well as pre insulated fittings and valves.

Mr. Kim Stubbergaard Reese, CSO, on +45 9666 8300 mobile: +45 2167 6187 or  

Secure Meters (UK) Ltd

Being a family owned and run business we want to create enduring partnerships, as a result we focus on solutions that match this aspiration. We are committed to solutions that are simple, effective and efficient, helping consumers make educated choices in their use of energy.

Liberty Connect, our heat metering pre-payment solution is flexible, it works with all makes of heat meters. It has the added benefit of running on the same platform as our award winning smart metering solution. With more than 1 million metering points in Great Britain using this solution, rest assured, the system is tried and tested. It has proved to be robust, reliable and secure.

The main benefits of this system for our customers are that it is convenient (an install and connection time of less than 45 minutes) and it is flexible (multiple payment options, ability to interface with different makes of meters, etc.). 

Ian Hextall, Business Development Manager on 01962 826206 or