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  1. Housing association to move into utility sector

    30 Oct 2014

    Grampian Housing Association has said they will set up their own power company in a bid to save their tenants money.

  2. Vital Energi Open New Scottish Office

    30 Oct 2014

    Vital Energi are thrilled to announce the new location of their Scottish office at The Beacon building in Glasgow.

  3. New Report from IEA District Heating and Cooling Group

    30 Oct 2014

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) District Heating and Cooling (DHC) research programme has completed its latest group (‘Annex X’) of research projects.

  4. Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) P272: Mandatory Half Hourly Settlement for Profile Classes 5-8

    30 Oct 2014

    The electricity settlement process set out in the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) places incentives on suppliers to buy energy to meet their customers’ demand. Today, the settlement process estimates most consumers’ consumption in each half hour.

  5. Energy: EU invests €647 million in key energy infrastructure

    29 Oct 2014

    Today Member States agreed to allocate €647 million to support key priority infrastructure projects.

  6. Draft Consultation Response | Capacity Market Supplementary Design Proposals and Transitional Arrangements

    29 Oct 2014
  7. £14m fund for energy innovation

    27 Oct 2014

    Do you have an innovative concept or project that could help deliver a low carbon, affordable and secure energy future?

  8. Global District Energy Climate Awards - Now Open!

    27 Oct 2014

    Run by Euroheat and Power | The Global District Energy Climate Award and its event is the occasion where outstanding innovative projects are awarded.

  9. Heat 14 Blog | What is the single most pressing issue in the debate about decarbonising heat?

    24 Oct 2014

    Ian Marchant, FEI, President of the Energy Institute gives an alternative solution on how we can achieve secure, affordable, low carbon energy.

  10. Licence Lite consultation workshop

    24 Oct 2014

    The workshop will introduce proposed changes to Licence Lite, and involve an expert panel comprising Ofgem, Cornwall Energy, the Greater London Authority and DECC.

  11. DECC - EU reaches ‘historic’ deal to tackle climate change

    24 Oct 2014

    Late last night EU leaders committed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 40%, and increase energy efficiency and renewables by at least 27% by 2030.

  12. Webinar: Power Generation and Fuel Flexibility for Oil & Gas and CHP Applications Utilizing Small Gas Turbines 13/11/14

    23 Oct 2014

    Opra are pleased to invite you to join their free webinar. Register to hear about the technology from OPRA Turbines chief development engineer and case studies from application and project engineers. Familiarize yourself with smaller gas turbine technology and gain ideas and solutions for your projects or studies.

  13. CHPA response to EMR implementation inquiry

    23 Oct 2014

    The CHPA response to the Energy and Climate Change Committee's EMR inquiry focusses on how EMR has resulted in the discrimination of decentralised participants, with policy design principles starting from the perspective of centralised generators. This design is despite a global and UK trend towards more decentralised generation and more demand management control for energy users.

  14. South Hook Combined Heat and Power Station given development consent

    23 Oct 2014

    The application for the South Hook combined heat and power station has been given development consent by the Department for Energy and Climate Change.

  15. Heat networks a national infrastructure priority says industry

    22 Oct 2014

    The CHPA today welcomed a new report from WWF calling for heat networks to be a national infrastructure priority.

  16. Draft Guidance Note | Contractors, Consultants, and Customers

    22 Oct 2014

    The CHPA has been working with members over the last few months to develop accessible, clear, easy-to-understand guidance for contractors, consultants and key customer groups which are considering or installing CHP systems. The guidance will signpost to other regulations and technical advice documents.

  17. Pepper power! Deal to buy veg grower’s energy

    22 Oct 2014

    UK Power Reserve has bought an organic pepper farm to add to its energy balancing service to the national grid. There’s no vegetating for the Combined Heat and Power plant at the Cantelo Nurseries in Somerset.

  18. EU Carbon Market Reform needed to improve efficiency

    21 Oct 2014

    The Government is backing stronger reforms to make the EU Emissions Trading System work more efficiently and stimulate investment in low-carbon technologies, it has been announced today.

  19. Demand Side Balancing Reserve Tender Pack Released

    21 Oct 2014

    The Invitation to Tender Pack for the first Demand Side Balancing Reserve (DSBR) Tender Round for the 2015/16 winter period is now available on the National Grid website. The DSBR Tender Window closes at 17:00 on Friday 5th December 2014.

  20. Take control of your heating, ‘save £500m a year’

    20 Oct 2014

    Energy Live News reports that householders in Britain could save £500 million a year if they take control of their heating.