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Reminder: Reference Values Data Collection Critical to the review of the reference values (discussed here) is the availability of sufficient high quality operational data on the performance of cogeneration, power-only electricity generation and heat-only generation plants, constructed between 2006 and 2013. We would appreciate your help with this data collection, please complete the online survey. Click link to News - CHPA News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/reminder-reference-values-data-collection-_2522.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/reminder-reference-values-data-collection-_2522.html#version6008 Survey | Help shape the future of the community energy sector in England Community Energy England would like to invite you to take part in an online survey that will help to shape the provision of advice, information and support to the community energy sector. News - UK Policy Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/survey--help-shape-the-future-of-the-community-energy-sector-in-england-_2519.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/survey--help-shape-the-future-of-the-community-energy-sector-in-england-_2519.html#version6004 Consultancy tender for Stoke on Trent Heat Network Stoke-on-Trent City Council wishes to receive expressions of interest from consultancy providers able to support specific elements of the outline business case for the District Heat Network scheme through our e-Tendering portal BravoSolution. News - Market News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/consultancy-tender-for-stoke-on-trent-heat-network--_2521.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/consultancy-tender-for-stoke-on-trent-heat-network--_2521.html#version6006 Energy companies hit rock bottom for customer service New Which? research has found the Big Six energy suppliers are among the worst offenders when it comes to poor customer service, with Npower finishing bottom for the first time in our annual survey of the top 100 big brands. News - Market News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/energy-companies-hit-rock-bottom-for-customer-service-_2510.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/energy-companies-hit-rock-bottom-for-customer-service-_2510.html#version5985 Draft Consultation Response | ECO 1.2 Guidance for Suppliers The CHPA has prepared a draft response to the Ofgem’s proposed ECO 1.2 Guidance for Suppliers. News - CHPA News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/draft-consultation-response--eco-12-guidance-for-suppliers-_2511.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/draft-consultation-response--eco-12-guidance-for-suppliers-_2511.html#version5986 AfEM Meeting Reminder | 7th October 2014 The next meeting of the AfEM will be 10:00 - 11:00 7th October at the CHPA offices, 10 Dean Farrar Street, London SW1H 0DX. This meeting will be an opportunity to finalise the policy recommendations for inclusion in 'Invisible Energy'. News - CHPA News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/afem-meeting-reminder--7th-october-2014-_2512.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/afem-meeting-reminder--7th-october-2014-_2512.html#version5987 DHC Group Meeting Reminder | 15th October 2014 The next meeting will take place at the offices of the CHPA at 11:00-15:00hrs on Wednesday 15th October 2014. Download the agenda. News - CHPA News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/dhc-group-meeting-reminder--15th-october-2014-_2513.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/dhc-group-meeting-reminder--15th-october-2014-_2513.html#version5988 Energy and Climate Change Committee - Call for evidence: Implementation of Electricity market reform The successful implementation of EMR will play a critical role in the UK’s success in meeting its decarbonisation and energy security targets. This inquiry will assess the Government’s progress towards implementing the different strands of the EMR reforms and achieving its overall goals. News - UK Policy Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/energy-and-climate-change-committee---call-for-evidence-implementation-of-electricity-market-reform-_2514.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/energy-and-climate-change-committee---call-for-evidence-implementation-of-electricity-market-reform-_2514.html#version5989 Invitation to Heat Networks Delivery Unit Workshops How can the Heat Networks Delivery Unit help your Local Authority? News - UK Policy Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/invitation-to-heat-networks-delivery-unit-workshops-_2515.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/invitation-to-heat-networks-delivery-unit-workshops-_2515.html#version5994 Is CHP right for you? As featured in Energy in Buildings and Industry Magazine, CHPA member Finning Power Systems writes about the benefits of CHP and how to evaluate whether it is right for your site. News - Market News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/is-chp-right-for-you-_2517.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/is-chp-right-for-you-_2517.html#version5999 CFU leads marketing of fuel cell products in Europe Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited (ASX / AIM: CFU), a leading developer of generators that use fuel cell technology to convert natural gas into electricity and heat for homes and other buildings, is pleased to announce that it has achieved an important technical and commercial milestone. On 11 September its service partner, Eneco, commissioned a BlueGEN unit in the Netherlands, representing the 500th unit in the installed and commissioned fleet of systems based on the Company’s world leading SOFC technology. News - Market News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/cfu-leads-marketing-of-fuel-cell-products-in-europe-_2504.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/cfu-leads-marketing-of-fuel-cell-products-in-europe-_2504.html#version6007 ‘Licence Lite’: proposed revisions to the SLC 11.3 operating guidance Ofgem plan to make some minor additions to Licence Lite, and are to launch a consultation about the proposed changes. News - UK Policy Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/licence-lite-proposed-revisions-to-the-slc-113-operating-guidance-_2507.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/licence-lite-proposed-revisions-to-the-slc-113-operating-guidance-_2507.html#version5980 Which? calls for fair energy prices New Which? research has revealed a shocking lack of trust in energy companies as we launch a new campaign calling for fair energy prices. News - UK Policy Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/which-calls-for-fair-energy-prices-_2497.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/which-calls-for-fair-energy-prices-_2497.html#version5959 Select Committee voice concerns on inclusion of demand side response in capacity market In a letter from Tim Yeo MP, Chairman of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, "serious and legitimate concerns" regarding the treatment of demand side measures within the capacity market, were voiced to energy minister, Matt Hancock. News - UK Policy Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/select-committee-voice-concerns-on-inclusion-of-demand-side-response-in-capacity-market-_2496.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/select-committee-voice-concerns-on-inclusion-of-demand-side-response-in-capacity-market-_2496.html#version5960 IEA: Capturing the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency The aim of this book is two-fold: to build knowledge of the multiple benefits of energy efficiency, and to demonstrate how policy makers and other stakeholders can use existing tools to measure and maximise the benefits they seek. News - International Policy Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/iea-capturing-the-multiple-benefits-of-energy-efficiency-_2498.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/iea-capturing-the-multiple-benefits-of-energy-efficiency-_2498.html#version5961 If energy efficiency is so great, why aren’t we doing more of it? Forever the Cinderella of climate and energy policy, two reports published this week say we should remember to invite energy efficiency to the ball. News - Market News Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/if-energy-efficiency-is-so-great-why-arent-we-doing-more-of-it-_2500.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/if-energy-efficiency-is-so-great-why-arent-we-doing-more-of-it-_2500.html#version5963 IPPR | Europe’s power: Re-energising a progressive climate and energy agenda Europe’s strategy on climate change and energy policy is at a critical juncture, as political crisis in Ukraine coincides with the introduction of significant new clean energy policies in the US and China. News - International Policy Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/ippr--europes-power-re-energising-a-progressive-climate-and-energy-agenda-_2501.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/ippr--europes-power-re-energising-a-progressive-climate-and-energy-agenda-_2501.html#version5965 Edina, Enviroeye, Keelings and Kilbush Nurseries celebrate their win at the Sustainable Ireland Awards Kilbush Nurseries and Keelings are both independent food producers at the vanguard of innovative, sustainable food supply in Ireland and demonstrate that competitive business need not be at the expense of the environment. This ethos was recognised by the Sustainable Ireland Awards on 3rd September with a win in the Energy and Environment Category for their high–efficiency CHP installed by Edina. News - Market News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/edina-enviroeye-keelings-and-kilbush-nurseries-celebrate-their-win-at-the-sustainable-ireland-awards--_2493.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/edina-enviroeye-keelings-and-kilbush-nurseries-celebrate-their-win-at-the-sustainable-ireland-awards--_2493.html#version5954 EuroSite Power Selected for Two FJB Hotels Under the terms of the two 15 year agreements reached with FJB Hotels, highly efficient combined heat and power (CHP) systems will be installed, owned and operated by EuroSite Power at The Haven Hotel and Sandbanks Hotel, both located on the exclusive Sandbanks peninsula in Poole, UK. News - Market News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/eurosite-power-selected-for-two-fjb-hotels-_2494.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/eurosite-power-selected-for-two-fjb-hotels-_2494.html#version5955 Energos awarded Advanced Conversion Technology contract for Derby UK advanced thermal conversion specialist Energos has been awarded a £65m contract to supply gasification technology for a £145 million integrated waste management centre in Derby. News - Market News Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.chpa.co.uk/energos-awarded-advanced-conversion-technology-contract-for-derby-_2495.html http://www.chpa.co.uk/energos-awarded-advanced-conversion-technology-contract-for-derby-_2495.html#version5956