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

Policy and Regulation

Heat Networks Delivery Unit Pipeline 2018 Q2 Update

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have published their 2018 Q2 update for the Heat Network Development Unit (HNDU) Pipeline. 

BEIS publish finance review of heat network investment in the UK and guidance on procuring finance

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published a report: Infrastructure Finance Review: insights for district heat network investment in the UK, which allows comparisons to other infrastructure sectors in the UK. As well as a guidance document on procuring finance for heat networks for local authorities.

BEIS publish findings from demand-side response transitional arrangements research and analysis

BEIS have published phase three of their evaluation to understand how the Transitional Arrangement (TA) scheme was working and the impacts of TA auctions in relation to its intended objectives on DSR. 

Standard Assessment Procedure 10 release

The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has published an update to the Standard Assessment Procedure (SAP), which is called SAP 10.

Lords debate Warm Home Discount (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018

Statutory Instrument related to the Warm Home Discount approved. 

BEIS open consultation - Feed-In-Tariffs Scheme

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is seeking views on the proposed closure of the Feed-In Tariffs Scheme to new applications after 31 March 2019.

BEIS call for evidence: the future for small-scale low-carbon generation

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) is seeking views on the future of small-scale low carbon electricity generation support, and evidence on the challenges and opportunities for the sector.

Contracts for Difference (CfD) Regulations have been approved

The draft ‘Contracts for Difference (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018’ Statutory Instrument (SI) has been approved by the House of Commons, having already been approved by the House of Lords, and will now become law.

The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on reducing greenhouse gas emissions

The Welsh Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths AM, published a statement on Wales' Carbon future, and a consultation document on reducing greenhouse gases has been launched. The Consultation will close 4 October 2018. 

Regulation on biomass has now passed both Houses

MPs approved regulation following a vote in the floor of the House on 11 July, and peers approved the regulation on 9 July. The amendment seeks to control the costs of biomass projects under the Renewables Obligation (RO). 

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