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Heat turned up in bid for lower energy bills Tens of thousands of Workington homes and businesses could see big reductions in energy bills, thanks to a revolutionary new heating scheme being discussed next week. News - Market News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/heat-turned-up-in-bid-for-lower-energy-bills-_2177.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/heat-turned-up-in-bid-for-lower-energy-bills-_2177.html#version5402 Gold Award for the Devonport Energy from Waste CHP Facility Construction Site The Devonport Energy from Waste Facility construction site has been presented with a Gold Award at this year’s Considerate Constructors Scheme National Site Awards, putting the site in the top one percent of 8,500 eligible projects nationwide. News - Market News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/gold-award-for-the-devonport-energy-from-waste-chp-facility-construction-site-_2178.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/gold-award-for-the-devonport-energy-from-waste-chp-facility-construction-site-_2178.html#version5405 Topland Group Selects EuroSite Power for Seven Menzies Hotels EuroSite Power has signed a contract worth £13.2 (US$22.09) million to install and own combined heat and power (CHP) systems at seven hotels owned by Topland Group. News - Market News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/topland-group-selects-eurosite-power-for-seven-menzies-hotels-_2179.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/topland-group-selects-eurosite-power-for-seven-menzies-hotels-_2179.html#version5407 Wind farm expansion will require fridges to be switched off at times of peak demand 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 News - UK Policy Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/wind-farm-expansion-will-require-fridges-to-be-switched-off-at-times-of-peak-demand-_2173.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/wind-farm-expansion-will-require-fridges-to-be-switched-off-at-times-of-peak-demand-_2173.html#version5392 The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) Regulations 2014 Including amendments of regulations concerning CHP. News - UK Policy Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/the-renewable-heat-incentive-scheme-amendment-regulations-2014-_2174.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/the-renewable-heat-incentive-scheme-amendment-regulations-2014-_2174.html#version5394 Vital Energi Win £2.6m Community Heating Contract 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. News - Market News Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/vital-energi-win-26m-community-heating-contract-_2167.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/vital-energi-win-26m-community-heating-contract-_2167.html#version5385 CHPA Vacancy | Policy Intern The CHPA is seeking an enthusiastic Policy Intern to support the delivery of an ambitious programme of policy development and stakeholder engagement. News - Jobs Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/chpa-vacancy--policy-intern-_2168.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/chpa-vacancy--policy-intern-_2168.html#version5386 State aid: Commission adopts new rules on public support for environmental protection and energy The European Commission has adopted new rules on public support for projects in the field of environmental protection and energy. News - International Policy Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/state-aid-commission-adopts-new-rules-on-public-support-for-environmental-protection-and-energy-_2172.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/state-aid-commission-adopts-new-rules-on-public-support-for-environmental-protection-and-energy-_2172.html#version5391 New scheme offers cash incentive to households using renewable heating systems in their homes The domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) launched, offering homeowners payments to offset the cost of installing low carbon systems News - UK Policy Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/new-scheme-offers-cash-incentive-to-households-using-renewable-heating-systems-in-their-homes-_2170.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/new-scheme-offers-cash-incentive-to-households-using-renewable-heating-systems-in-their-homes-_2170.html#version5393 Entries now open for The Chartered Institution of Waste Management Energy Recovery Award Entries are now being accepted for this year's CIWM Energy Recovery Award. News - Market News Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/entries-now-open-for-the-chartered-institution-of-waste-management-energy-recovery-award-_2166.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/entries-now-open-for-the-chartered-institution-of-waste-management-energy-recovery-award-_2166.html#version5387 Britain warns Scots that independence would hurt energy industry 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. News - UK Policy Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/britain-warns-scots-that-independence-would-hurt-energy-industry-_2171.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/britain-warns-scots-that-independence-would-hurt-energy-industry-_2171.html#version5390 Call for Evidence | Draft CfD Allocation Framework Consultation DECC have today published for consultation the draft Allocation Framework document outlining the process for awarding CfD contracts. News - CHPA News Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/call-for-evidence--draft-cfd-allocation-framework-consultation-_2175.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/call-for-evidence--draft-cfd-allocation-framework-consultation-_2175.html#version5400 New Member Report! Small Scale CHP Database 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. News - CHPA News Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/new-member-report-small-scale-chp-database-_2165.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/new-member-report-small-scale-chp-database-_2165.html#version5377 GE and PowerStream launch Canadian microgrid project GE and community-owned energy firm PowerStream have launched a joint microgrid demonstration project at PowerStream’s headquarters in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. News - Market News Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/ge-and-powerstream-launch-canadian-microgrid-project-_2169.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/ge-and-powerstream-launch-canadian-microgrid-project-_2169.html#version5388 GLA launches Licence Lite tender 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. News - Market News Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/gla-launches-licence-lite-tender--_2159.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/gla-launches-licence-lite-tender--_2159.html#version5398 Reminder - Can you help DECC with research on heat networks? 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. News - UK Policy Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/reminder---can-you-help-decc-with-research-on-heat-networks-_2125.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/reminder---can-you-help-decc-with-research-on-heat-networks-_2125.html#version5354 CIBSE's Energy Performance 'Carbon Bites' 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? News - UK Policy Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/cibses-energy-performance-carbon-bites--_2158.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/cibses-energy-performance-carbon-bites--_2158.html#version5356 Fortum wins COGEN Europe Annual Recognition Award for its investments in highly efficient CHPs based on local fuels 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. News - Market News Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/fortum-wins-cogen-europe-annual-recognition-award-for-its-investments-in-highly-efficient-chps-based-on-local-fuels-_2160.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/fortum-wins-cogen-europe-annual-recognition-award-for-its-investments-in-highly-efficient-chps-based-on-local-fuels-_2160.html#version5358 New Briefing Note | Industrial Waste Heat Recovery 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. News - CHPA News Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/new-briefing-note--industrial-waste-heat-recovery-_2155.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/new-briefing-note--industrial-waste-heat-recovery-_2155.html#version5348 Energy industry needs to accept tougher regulation, says SSE chief 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 News - UK Policy Fri, 04 Apr 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/energy-industry-needs-to-accept-tougher-regulation-says-sse-chief--_2156.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/energy-industry-needs-to-accept-tougher-regulation-says-sse-chief--_2156.html#version5350