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Smart energy technology showcased at parliamentary reception

The Association for Decentralised Energy showcased how smart energy technology lies at the heart of a net zero system at a parliamentary reception today, ahead of global discussions on climate change at COP 26 later this year.

Scaling up to 250,000: register now for Heat and Decentralised Energy 2021

Registration is now open for this year’s Heat and Decentralised Energy conference.

Ground-breaking joint venture will accelerate UK’s journey to net zero

Gas distribution company SGN and UK renewable energy solutions provider Vital Energi are combining to form a unique and pioneering private sector initiative to develop, own and operate low and zero-carbon heat networks.

Video: Standout decentralised energy projects crowned in virtual award ceremony

The standout projects from the decentralised energy industry were crowned during the Association for Decentralised Energy’s (ADE) annual Decentralised Energy Awards today (16 June).

Large-scale energy retrofit requires a decade of political certainty and public funding

Energy use in buildings is a sector with large potential for energy efficiency improvement, both internationally and nationally. 

How EV charging can Get Smart – ADE backed Energy UK report

A new report, published today by Energy UK, assesses the future options for enabling Electric Vehicle (EV) owners to benefit from smart charging.

Dan McGrail to step down as HeatNIC chair

Dan McGrail is to step down as the chair of the Heat Networks Industry Council (HeatNIC) following his decision to leave Siemens.

Citizens Advice, The ADE and Energy UK release joint ‘risk register’ for energy flexibility

Citizens Advice, Energy UK and the Association of Decentralised Energy (ADE) have together developed a risk register for domestic demand side response. Demand Side Response (DSR) incentivises people to change the way they use energy based on price signals e.g. incentivising people to charge their electric vehicles at night when there is less demand. 

PM’s investment in retrofit and hydrogen welcomed by energy industry

The Association for Decentralised Energy (The ADE) welcomes the announcement made today (17/11/20) by the Prime Minister introducing a Ten Point Plan for a green economic recovery. The Plan will ensure the UK’s regions are at the heart of economic recovery from the pandemic and the UK’s progress to net zero.

Right place, right stuff: Gov to put local areas in charge with zoning consultation on heat networks

The Association for Decentralised Energy welcomes the decision announced today (21/10/20) by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to consult on a framework for heat network zoning. This comes after the publication of the ADE’s recent report “Heat and Energy Efficiency Zoning: A framework for net zero for new and existing buildings”, which laid out a vision and policy proposals for a wider zoning framework.

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