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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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 Draft Guidance Note | Contractors, Consultants, and Customers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

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.