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‘Build, build, build’ not enough - the UK must ‘retrofit, refurb, renovate’, says energy industry

The Association for Decentralised Energy (The ADE) welcomes the announcement made today by the Prime Minister calling for an ‘infrastructure revolution’ which will boost the UK economy, help reskill and level up across the country.  

Heat networks industry announces plan to create thousands of ‘green collar’ jobs

The heat networks industry, which delivers heat to close to 500,000 customers across the country as an alternative to heating from individual gas boilers, has launched the Heat Networks Industry Council (HNIC) today at an online event with Energy and Clean Growth Minister, Kwasi Kwarteng MP.

Putting customers at the heart of our pandemic response, says Heat Networks Industry Council

A new consumer protection agreement has been agreed today (1 May 2020) between members of the Heat Networks Industry Council. Measures agreed include ensuring all customers remain supplied with energy,heating and hot water through challenging times and supporting customers in financial distress.

Let’s Talk About Flex: now is the time to live net zero at home

Given the recent shift to homeworking, how we manage our energy use at home has never been more important.

Millions of homes to be heated by low cost, low carbon heat networks

An announcement made today in the UK Budget 2020 (11th of March 2020) will boost the UK heat sector in combatting climate change, says the Association for Decentralised Energy (The ADE).

Time to get on the front foot for a flexible future

A new report published today urges the Government to step up progress with unleashing the potential of flexibility to deliver benefits for customers and the entire energy system.

The UK heat sector is no longer playing second fiddle in the fight against climate change

Two announcements made today (6 February 2020) will boost the UK heat sector in combating climate change, says the Association for Decentralised Energy (The ADE).

Laying the foundations for net zero: Putting households at the heart of the energy transition

Government needs to support individual families in reaching net zero in the way they use energy at home, says the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) in its report, ‘Laying the foundations for net zero: Putting households at the heart of the energy transition’, released today at the ADE's annual Winter Reception at the House of Commons. 

ADE sets out its General Election priorities

With the election manifestos of the main political parties to be published shortly, and with the election campaign in full swing, the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has today called upon the main political parties to adopt a series of measures to achieve Net Zero. 

Scottish Government leads the way on Net Zero

The Scottish Government’s new climate change act, committing Scotland to become net zero by 2045, with interim targets of 75% by 2030 and 90% by 2040, received Royal Assent on 31st October.

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