DSR could save energy consumers £2.3bn by 2035

Energy consumers in the country could save £2.3 billion by 2035 thanks to demand side response (DSR). That’s according to a report from the Association of Decentralised Energy (ADE), which added as much as £600 million could be saved by the end of this decade. It highlights how DSR could help the sector fill the gap in keeping […]

Heat body’s name change is mADE for new energy

A trade body changing its name to the Association for Decentralised Energy or ADE says it is meant to reflect the shifting landscape of energy. Formerly known as the Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA), the name-swap is to “better reflect” the interests of its 90-odd members. Traditionally the body worked to promote combined heat […]

Business energy "missing jigsaw” piece of Chancellor's plans

Business energy users are likely to be feeling hard done by as their predicament was “one big piece of the jigsaw” missing from the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. That’s according to the CBI Director General John Cridland (pictured) who has told ELN: “He didn’t do anything about energy costs on business.” While the recent debate over […]

Industry warns renewable heat projects need funding certainty

The UK Government is being urged to change budgeting rules for its flagship heat policy to unlock “hundreds of millions of pounds” of investment for large-scale renewable heat projects in the country. Two major industry groups, the Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) and the Renewable Energy Association (REA), joined forces to highlight the challenge […]

DECC unveils new plans for renewable heat scheme

The UK Government has today set out renewable heat scheme plans for commercial, industrial and community organisations. The new updates include a fixed budget for each year of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) to ensure the scheme remains “financially sustainable” and offers good value for money to the taxpayer. DECC said the RHI is designed […]