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Upgrading our Energy System – smart systems and flexibility plan | Ofgem

News posted 16 Aug 2017 by Ofgem in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Our energy system is changing. There is more low carbon generation, which is intermittent and often located close to people’s homes and businesses, and it produces different amounts of electricity …

Transformation and flexibility top themes for Utility Week Live

News posted 14 Feb 2017 by BEAMA in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

Transformation and flexibility are the two headline themes of Utility Week Live, which returns to the NEC in Birmingham on 23-24 May 2017 bigger and better than ever. Today’s utilities …

BEAMA welcomes the publication of the independent Each Home Counts Review

News posted 19 Jan 2017 by BEAMA in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Smart Consumers

BEAMA welcomes the publication of the independent ‘Each Home Counts’, review into residential energy efficiency. It sets out a number of measures to provide confidence to consumers and increased business …

BEAMA Promotes Quick Action In Response to the Ministerial Speech on Heat

News posted 14 Dec 2016 by BEAMA in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

BEAMA has welcomed the Heat Policy speech delivered today by Baroness Neville-Rolfe, the Minister for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, but with some words of caution and a message for …

SP Energy Networks set to connect community windfarm to Grid – SP Energy Networks

News posted 5 Oct 2016 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

The project is the first wind farm developed by a Housing Association in the UK and is due to complete early next year. It has been developed by a partnership …

BEAMA Reacts to Institute of Directors Smart Meter Report

News posted 23 Sep 2016 by BEAMA in Smart Consumers

BEAMA is disappointed that the Institute of Directors is again attempting to derail the Government’s plans to update Great Britain’s energy infrastructure for the 21st century and place consumers in …

End of the Clarkson Era

News posted 12 May 2016 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

There are three factors that drive my certainty. Sales of pure plug-in electric cars rose by more than 20000% between 2010 and 2015, from 138 to 28,188. A very conservative …

SoLa Bristol Project Conclusions – Western Power Innovation

News posted 18 Feb 2016 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

SoLa Bristol was a £2.8 million project funded under the Ofgem Low Carbon Network Fund involving twenty six homes, five schools and an office building in Knowle West, an area …

Electricity North West Awarded Funding for NIC Project – CELSIUS

News posted 2 Dec 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Consumers

On 30 November 2015, Ofgem announced that ENW have won funding for the latest innovation project, Celsius. The first solution of its kind in Great Britain, Celsius will deliver a …

BEAMA CEO affirms the ‘catalyst for change’ presented by the Smart Meter roll out

News posted 27 Nov 2015 by BEAMA in Smart Consumers

The BBC’s Technology of Business editor Matthew Hall has today released a news report ‘What’s so smart about smart meters?’. Howard Porter CEO of BEAMA was interviewed by the BBC …