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  1. Wind farm expansion will require fridges to be switched off at times of peak demand

    11 Apr 2014

    Britain's increasing reliance on wind power in the 2020s could cause power shortages without a radical overhaul of the grid, including automatic control of household appliances reports The Telegraph

  2. The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2014

    11 Apr 2014

    Including amendments of regulations concerning CHP.

  3. Vital Energi Win £2.6m Community Heating Contract

    10 Apr 2014

    The number of London-based community heating networks installed by Vital Energi continues to grow and Southwark's latest addition is the Rouel Road project, a £2.6 million contract recently awarded by Southwark council.

  4. CHPA Vacancy | Policy Intern

    10 Apr 2014

    The CHPA is seeking an enthusiastic Policy Intern to support the delivery of an ambitious programme of policy development and stakeholder engagement.

  5. State aid: Commission adopts new rules on public support for environmental protection and energy

    9 Apr 2014

    The European Commission has adopted new rules on public support for projects in the field of environmental protection and energy.

  6. New scheme offers cash incentive to households using renewable heating systems in their homes

    9 Apr 2014

    The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) launched, offering homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems

  7. New Member Report! Small Scale CHP Database

    8 Apr 2014

    The following report is based on small scale CHP sales data submissions for the period April 2012 to December 2013, provided by CHPA member companies active within the UK CHP sector.

  8. Entries now open for The Chartered Institution of Waste Management Energy Recovery Award

    8 Apr 2014

    Entries are now being accepted for this year's CIWM Energy Recovery Award.

  9. Britain warns Scots that independence would hurt energy industry

    8 Apr 2014

    Britain on Tuesday warned Scots that voting for independence would put jobs and investment in the Scottish energy industry at risk, threatening the commercial viability of North Sea oil and gas fields and renewable energy projects.

  10. Call for Evidence | Draft CfD Allocation Framework Consultation

    8 Apr 2014

    DECC have today published for consultation the draft Allocation Framework document outlining the process for awarding CfD contracts.

  11. Reminder - Can you help DECC with research on heat networks?

    7 Apr 2014

    A reminder that AECOM is collecting data for DECC to understand the technical characteristics, performance and costs of heat networks and the survey closing date is 11th April.

  12. CIBSE's Energy Performance 'Carbon Bites'

    7 Apr 2014

    CIBSE's Energy Performance Group have a collection of short guides on a variety of topics relating to energy management in buildings. Could you contribute the next topic?

  13. Fortum wins COGEN Europe Annual Recognition Award for its investments in highly efficient CHPs based on local fuels

    7 Apr 2014

    Fortum has been recognised by COGEN Europe for an effective implementation of its resource efficient CHP strategy. Despite challenging business conditions and diverse local legislative requirements, Fortum has in one year commissioned a portfolio of four new combined heat and power (CHP) plants in four different countries in the Baltic Rim area.

  14. GE and PowerStream launch Canadian microgrid project

    7 Apr 2014

    GE and community-owned energy firm PowerStream have launched a joint microgrid demonstration project at PowerStream’s headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.

  15. GLA launches Licence Lite tender

    7 Apr 2014

    TfL is seeking tenders on behalf of the GLA for the provision of electricity market services under a new market arrangement called Licence Lite. This new arrangement will allow Greater London Authority to buy excess electricity produced by London’s boroughs and public bodies before selling it on, at cost price, to other public sector organisations without the burden of applying for a full licence.

  16. New Briefing Note | Industrial Waste Heat Recovery

    4 Apr 2014

    This briefing provides a summary of DECC's most recent study 'The potential for recovering and using surplus heat from industry' which reviewed the technical and economic potential for the recovery of waste heat from heat intensive industries.

  17. Energy industry needs to accept tougher regulation, says SSE chief

    4 Apr 2014

    The chief executive of SSE, one of the big six energy providers, has urged the industry to move away from its confrontational stance and embrace all market reforms that benefit the customer reports The Guardian

  18. UK Green Investment Bank announces programme of support to finance NHS energy efficiency

    3 Apr 2014

    The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has today announced its fourth investment in the NHS. GIB will be providing £1.1m to finance the £3.1m energy efficiency project with Cheltenham General Hospital, managed by Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust).

  19. Landmark energy efficiency deal signed at St Bartholomew’s Hospital

    3 Apr 2014

    A new, low-carbon combined cooling, heating and power solution is being created for St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London as part of the first fully-financed PFI deal of its kind.

  20. University of Warwick wins innovation award for district heating

    3 Apr 2014

    University of Warwick was presented with Cogen Europe's prestigious Technology/Innovation Award 2014 for the central role it gives to CHP in its energy and carbon strategy.