Britain has been identified as one of five potential European countries for distribution of a new supply of biopropane. If deployed in Great Britain biopropane could make a major contribution to Britain’s 2020 Renewable Energy targets in both transport and heating applications.
We’re delighted that Matthew Pencharz, Senior Advisor on Environment and Energy to Mayor of London Boris Johnson, will be joining us at Heat 2014. We took some time to catch up with him ahead of the event.
The industry body for CHP responded today to Owen Paterson's speech on Wednesday night to the Global Warming Policy Foundation. While the CHPA welcomed the former Secretary of State’s call for a focus on CHP and demand management as a way to more cost-effectively deliver a low-carbon, secure energy system, it noted that it is current energy policy, not the Climate Change Act, which has held back progress.
Round 4 of the Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU) funding opened on 16 Oct 2014.
The CHPA has prepared a draft response to Energy and Climate Change Committee's inquiry into the implementation of EMR for member review.
Energy minister Ed Davey told the Guardian that a compromise on energy efficiency in the energy and climate change package due to be agreed on next week could be possible.
On Wednesday, Britain’s former Environment Secretary the Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP delivered the 2014 Annual GWPF Lecture in London
Casey Cole tells us how unlocking the key to gathering data from heat meters could be an invaluable tool for improving network efficiency.
Waste management firm Viridor has installed a Babcock Wanson HEB 1050 Hot Water Boiler at its anaerobic digestion plant at Walpole near Bridgwater, Somerset, UK (pictured) to support its operations.
Combined heat and power (CHP) specialist ENER-G has appointed Cornes Biogas as its Cogen Partner for Japan - gaining a first contract at Shikaoi municipal biogas plant, in Hokkaido.
Less than 4 gigawatts (GW) of natural gas-fired power plants are being built in West Europe, the lowest level in more than 10 years, according to the Platts Power in Europe Project Tracker, which shows electric power generation capacity and construction in Europe.
Eurelectric have published a new report focusing on the competitiveness of CHP and how it can be enhanced through the policy and regulatory framework.
Two new reports published this week show a flourishing sector both in growth and in confidence.
The CHPA has produced a member briefing examining the implementation of relief for CHP from Carbon Price Support for on-site electricity. This briefing note reviews the two options currently being considered by HMRC to implement the relief. The CHPA strongly encourages members to provide feedback on the proposals as we are working closely with HMRC officials to develop this policy.
Dalkia has delivered its latest CHP system to the University of Birmingham. The university, which serves 28,000 students, is equipped with a 375kWe CHP to supply the main campus accommodation with electricity and heating.
It has long been apparent that local authorities have a central role to play in the delivery of heat networks. But for many years, challenges around resources, capacity and funding meant that a lot of authorities simply couldn’t get started. The introduction of DECC’s Heat Networks Delivery Unit in September 2013 was supposed to change all that. We talked to John Saunders, Commercial Specialist within the Unit, about the difference it’s making, and what local authorities can expect when they call on the Unit for help.
Energy Minister Amber Rudd will address the vital issue of heat in our energy economy at the Heat 2014 conference on 5 November.
The consultation closed on Thursday, the committee would like to thank those that have already submitted their responses and still welcome views. Click to find out more.
DECC are running a business energy efficiency workshop on the 26th November.
This new initiative is designed to highlight the work of businesses with locations in London to reduce their carbon dioxide emissions, and to drive further reductions.