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  1. Calor announce breakthrough opportunity for Great Britain to make cost-effective inroads into renewable targets

    17 Oct 2014

    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.

  2. Heat 14 Blog | What role for decentralised energy in addressing London’s energy challenges?

    17 Oct 2014

    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.

  3. CHP industry responds to Owen Paterson's speech

    16 Oct 2014

    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.

  4. Heat Networks Delivery Unit | Round 4 Funding Now Open

    16 Oct 2014

    Round 4 of the Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU) funding opened on 16 Oct 2014.

  5. Draft CHPA Consultation Response | Committee inquiry on EMR implementation

    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.

  6. Guardian reports Davey could compromise on EU energy efficiency targets

    16 Oct 2014

    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.

  7. Paterson calls for more CHP in speech to Global Warming Policy Foundation

    15 Oct 2014

    On Wednesday, Britain’s former Environment Secretary the Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP delivered the 2014 Annual GWPF Lecture in London

  8. Heat 14 Blog | Unlikely heroes: how the humble meter could hold the key to better network performance

    14 Oct 2014

    Casey Cole tells us how unlocking the key to gathering data from heat meters could be an invaluable tool for improving network efficiency.

  9. Food waste AD plant supporting UK CHP, COSPP reports

    14 Oct 2014

    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.

  10. ENER-G partners with Cornes Biogas to enter Japanese Biogas CHP market

    13 Oct 2014

    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.

  11. European Natural Gas Plant Development at 10-Year Low: Platts

    13 Oct 2014

    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.

  12. New CHP Reports

    13 Oct 2014

    Eurelectric have published a new report focusing on the competitiveness of CHP and how it can be enhanced through the policy and regulatory framework.

  13. New energy efficiency reports show confidence in market

    10 Oct 2014

    Two new reports published this week show a flourishing sector both in growth and in confidence.

  14. Member Briefing |Implementation of CPS relief

    10 Oct 2014

    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.

  15. University of Birmingham cuts carbon emissions with Dalkia

    10 Oct 2014

    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.

  16. Heat Blog | Spotlight on Heat Networks, with John Saunders from DECC

    10 Oct 2014

    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.

  17. Amber Rudd confirmed as keynote speaker for Heat 2014

    9 Oct 2014

    Energy Minister Amber Rudd will address the vital issue of heat in our energy economy at the Heat 2014 conference on 5 November.

  18. The Code of Practice for Heat Networks consultation | Now closed

    9 Oct 2014

    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.

  19. ESOS workshops

    8 Oct 2014

    DECC are running a business energy efficiency workshop on the 26th November.

  20. Join the Mayor of London's Business Energy Challenge

    7 Oct 2014

    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.