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Heat networks a national infrastructure priority says industry The CHPA today welcomed a new report from WWF calling for heat networks to be a national infrastructure priority. News - CHPA News Press Releases Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT EU Carbon Market Reform needed to improve efficiency 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. News - International Policy Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Calor announce breakthrough opportunity for Great Britain to make cost-effective inroads into renewable targets 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. News - Market News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Heat 14 Blog | What role for decentralised energy in addressing London’s energy challenges? 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. News - CHPA News Fri, 17 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Heat Networks Delivery Unit | Round 4 Funding Now Open Round 4 of the Heat Networks Delivery Unit (HNDU) funding opened on 16 Oct 2014. News - UK Policy Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Draft CHPA Consultation Response | Committee inquiry on EMR implementation The CHPA has prepared a draft response to Energy and Climate Change Committee's inquiry into the implementation of EMR for member review. News - CHPA News Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Guardian reports Davey could compromise on EU energy efficiency targets 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. News - UK Policy Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT CHP industry responds to Owen Paterson's speech 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. News - CHPA News Press Releases Thu, 16 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Paterson calls for more CHP in speech to Global Warming Policy Foundation On Wednesday, Britain’s former Environment Secretary the Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP delivered the 2014 Annual GWPF Lecture in London News - UK Policy Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Heat 14 Blog | Unlikely heroes: how the humble meter could hold the key to better network performance Casey Cole tells us how unlocking the key to gathering data from heat meters could be an invaluable tool for improving network efficiency. News - CHPA News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Food waste AD plant supporting UK CHP, COSPP reports 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. News - Market News Tue, 14 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT European Natural Gas Plant Development at 10-Year Low: Platts 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. News - International Policy Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT New CHP Reports Eurelectric have published a new report focusing on the competitiveness of CHP and how it can be enhanced through the policy and regulatory framework. News - Market News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT ENER-G partners with Cornes Biogas to enter Japanese Biogas CHP market 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. News - Market News Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT New energy efficiency reports show confidence in market Two new reports published this week show a flourishing sector both in growth and in confidence. News - UK Policy Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Member Briefing |Implementation of CPS relief 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. News - CHPA News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT University of Birmingham cuts carbon emissions with Dalkia 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. News - Market News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Heat Blog | Spotlight on Heat Networks, with John Saunders from DECC 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. News - CHPA News Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT Amber Rudd confirmed as keynote speaker for Heat 2014 Energy Minister Amber Rudd will address the vital issue of heat in our energy economy at the Heat 2014 conference on 5 November. Press Releases News - CHPA News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT The Code of Practice for Heat Networks consultation | Now closed 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. News - CHPA News Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT