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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

Why DSR is an essential part of our energy future

Dr Tim Rotheray, Director of the Association of Decentralised Energy (ADE), talks to energy writer Susannah Lawson about what’s driving growth in the market for DSR and why it’s a win/win solution for all concerned

UK ‘missing out on £774m a year by ignoring heat’

One of the UK Government’s scheme aimed at securing the nation’s electricity supplies risks missing out on savings of up to £774 million a year by ignoring heat technologies. According to the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), the Capacity Market is undermining the UK’s Industrial Strategy, resulting in “hundreds of millions in extra costs” to […]

National Grid secures 312MW of turn-down DSR

Around 312MW of turn-down demand side response (DSR) has been secured by National Grid as part of its capacity auction. The Transitional Auction (TA), which supports the Capacity Market, cleared at £45/kW/year for delivery in 2017/18. A total of 372.987MW entered the auction, out of which 312.171 have been awarded contracts. Winners include UK Power […]

‘Ofgem changes could cost local generators £170m’

The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) estimates proposed Ofgem changes could cost the industry £170m. The ADE today called on the regulator to properly review current proposals, which it says will increase costs for all businesses and public sector organisations that generate their own power and export it locally. This would include industrial manufacturers, hospitals, farms and other […]