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Cold comfort – vulnerable groups frozen out of initiatives to keep people warm

Report finds needs, not numbers, must drive support measures.

Government announces plans to regulate heat networks

The UK Government has announced it will implement a heat network regulatory framework to support market growth and ensure customer protection. 

Ofgem makes smart energy transition harder

Proposed changes to the way in which Ofgem rewards industrial users who offer flexibility in their energy demand on the grid are short-sighted, offering minor cost savings but the risk of much higher long-term energy costs, the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has warned.

ADE responds to CCC ‘Hydrogen in a Low-carbon Economy’ report

The Committee on Climate Change today published the 'Hydrogen in a Low-carbon Economy' report examining the role of hydrogen in a decarbonised economy. 

ADE response to Capacity Market state aid challenge

Participants in the Capacity Market could lose significant revenue as a result of today’s ruling suspending state aid approval. The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) is urging Government to address the ruling as a priority if it is serious about ensuring secure energy supply through low carbon flexibility.

Voluntary DSR Code of Conduct will provide customer confidence and support market growth

The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), in collaboration with demand side response (DSR) aggregators, has published a voluntary Code of Conduct ahead of the launch of a Code Compliance Scheme early next year. Called Flex Assure, the Code sets common standards for those who coordinate or ‘aggregate’ demand response from individual consumers.

Less than a month to Heat and Decentralised Energy 2018

The Association for Decentralised Energy and Energy Institute's annual conference is taking place on 29 November 2018 at the Crystal, London. 

Heat network industry promises more jobs, smart cities – and a fix to the decarbonisation dilemma

The heat network industry says it can create jobs, cut costs, reduce carbon and create more liveable cities - all while delivering for customers - if Government reduces investment risk in heat networks. 

ADE response to Labour’s plans for achieving 60% renewable and low carbon energy in the UK by 2030

In response to the Labour Party’s plans to reduce net carbon emissions by 60% by 2030 and zero by 2050, the...

ADE supports CMA’s call for regulation but it must address investment risk to ensure customer value

The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) welcomes the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA’s) recommendation for regulation of the heat network industry and urges Government to consider reducing investment risk as part of any framework developed.

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