Combined Heat & Power, District Heating & Cooling, Demand Side Services, Energy Efficiency

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11 days left to apply for funding to update electricity generators

Businesses and individuals that own or operate electricity generation like solar, wind, gas and combined heat and power (CHP) have got just 11 days left to apply for funding to help them update their generation equipment. The deadline for applications is Tuesday 10 May 2022.

Second BSC Sandbox trial to increase opportunities for flexibility services will launch in September

Centrica is due to begin a trial this September where controllable storage heaters will provide demand-side response (DSR) when needed, by dialling down their demand. 

Expert in socially inclusive energy transitions joins CSE to lead Smart and Fair? programme

Dr Charlotte Johnson has joined the Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) in a new role as the Head of Research Programmes. Charlotte joins from UCL Energy Institute where she was a Senior Research Fellow studying energy transitions with a strong focus on social inclusion. Building on a research background in social anthropology, she has worked on a range of interdisciplinary research and innovation projects, consultancies for government and industry, and public engagement projects.  

Heat Network Industry Council launches diversity charter

The Heat Networks Industry Council (HeatNIC) has introduced a diversity and inclusion charter for the heat networks sector.

BEIS: Automatic Asset Registration (AAR) Programme

The Automatic Asset Registration (AAR) Programme provides an opportunity to develop innovative solutions that will facilitate digitalisation of the energy system. Up to £2 million will be available.

Edina launches liquid-cooled battery energy storage system solution

Edina, an on-site power generation solutions provider, today (26 April) announce the launch of its battery energy storage system (BESS) solution integrating liquid-cooling system technology, which reduces energy consumption by 30 per cent compared to air-cooled systems.

Centrica work with data centre in Belgium to provide its first zero-emission backup power system

Centrica Business Solutions, a provider of integrated energy solutions that balance profitability and sustainability, and Fluence, a global market leader in energy storage products, services, and digital applications for renewables and storage, have announced their collaboration with Google for the supply and optimisation of a zero-emission energy backup system at a hyperscale data centre in Saint-Ghislain, Belgium.

Guru Verify used to Acceptance Test heat networks across London

The latest case study from Guru Systems shows heat network performance data from three sites recently independently Acceptance Tested by heat network consultancy FairHeat using Guru Verify - our mobile and web app for quicker, more cost effective acceptance testing.

Centrica signs development deal for pipeline of grid-scale solar energy projects with Push Energy

Centrica Business Solutions has signed a framework agreement with renewable energy developer Push Energy, to build a pipeline of solar farm projects in the UK.  

Procurement Notice - FM21259 - Heat Networks Technical Standards Assurance Scheme

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) want to develop standardised quality assurance processes that will provide demonstration of compliance to relevant standards and plausible performance data about heat networks. Such processes will provide Ofgem with a means to establish compliance with mandated standards, improved data about heat network performance and improve accountability for parties involved in heat networks design, build, operation and maintenance.

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