Industry responds to Chancellor’s new Budget

Rishi Sunak has opened his red box – but what does the energy industry think?

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Consumer protection: New ‘risk register’ launched for home energy flexibility

Citizens Advice, Energy UK and the Association of Decentralised Energy have teamed up to protect consumers in the domestic demand side response market, which incentivises people to change the way they use energy based on price signals

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Energy efficiency report: Industry responds

MPs are calling on the government to revive its “failing” policy to help meet climate change targets and reduce energy bills while tackling fuel poverty

New compliance scheme aims to raise standards in DSR market

Flex Assure seeks to ensure greater transparency and give businesses confidence in the services being offered to them

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CCC hydrogen report: Industry responds

It is calling on the government to develop a low carbon heat strategy within the next three years to encourage commercial investment in producing hydrogen

Collaboration for Regulation: GridBeyond urges compliance with ADE Flex Assure for industry integrity

Last week, the Association of Decentralised Energy (ADE) published Flex Assure, a voluntary Code of Conduct for DSR providers.

How to find best practice among demand management providers

Harnessing the potential benefits of Demand Side Response can be greatly enhanced by choosing the right partner. But discerning the claims of one provider over another can be challenging. A new industry Code of Conduct hopes to create a more level playing field…

New voluntary code of conduct for demand side response

Flex Assure sets common standards for businesses that co-ordinate or aggregate demand response from individual customers

Why demand response is crucial to supporting the UK’s low-carbon future

When asked about the merits of Demand Side Response (DSR), energy managers are likely to reference cost savings and the potential for revenue generation. They may well talk about increased site resilience too. But rarely are the environmental benefits highlighted.

New Heat Network Industry Council launched

It is made up of 13 industry experts who will support government in achieving a sustainable heat industry