Smarter Networks

Quantitative research into public awareness, attitudes, and experience of Smart Meters: Waves 1-4 underlying dataset and technical note – Publications – GOV.UK

Publication posted 29 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

This dataset contains responses to four surveys measuring the public’s views on smart meters and in-home displays (IHDs).


Changes to renewables subsidies – Press releases – GOV.UK

News posted 17 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Further revisions to renewable energy subsidies which ensure bill payers get value for money


Towards a smart energy system – Publications – GOV.UK

Publication posted 17 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

A report setting out how smart, more flexible energy solutions could help us meet the challenges our energy system faces as we seek to power our economy and decarbonise cost-effectively.


The Energy Technology List Call for Evidence – Consultations – GOV.UK

Publication posted 15 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The Energy Technology List (ETL) is a Government backed energy efficiency scheme that encourages private and public sector organisations to procure energy saving or energy efficient plant and machinery. The …


Securing future electricity supply – News stories – GOV.UK

News posted 11 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The second Capacity Market auction has successfully concluded, securing capacity for 2019/20. The auction attracted enough bidders to secure the capacity needed at a competitive price for consumers – 46.354GW …


Capacity Market auction opens today – News stories – GOV.UK

News posted 8 Dec 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The second Capacity Market auction, which will secure extra capacity for 2019/20, will act like an energy guarantee by making sure there is enough capacity available to meet peak electricity …


Successful Ofgem Innovation Competition – ScottishPower – FITNESS and ANGLE DC

News posted 2 Dec 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks

Two innovation projects designed by SP Energy Networks to help deliver a smarter electricity network for consumers have been successfully awarded funding as part of an Ofgem competition. ‘Project Fitness’ …


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 …


BEAMA Launches New Building Based Energy Storage Group

News posted 27 Nov 2015 by BEAMA in Technology Innovation

BEAMA is launching a new membership group in January 2016 to complement its already well established work programme for manufacturers of Connected Homes and Smart Grid technologies. The Building Based …


BEAMA Voltage Optimisation Systems Guide

Publication posted 27 Nov 2015 by BEAMA in Smarter Networks

There’s a lot going on in the electrical industry that involves the infrastructure of the electrical network from generation, transmission to the point of use. With a host of new …


Developing a market for connected homes and DSR – BEAMA recommendations

Publication posted 27 Nov 2015 by BEAMA in Smart Consumers

Last year BEAMA published a white paper for DECC and Ofgem outlining the market barriers and recommendations for action to progress the market for domestic Demand Side response. This year …


The BEAMA Connected Homes Demonstration – Beyond Smart Metering

Publication posted 27 Nov 2015 by BEAMA in Smart Consumers

BEAMA Developed a UK Smart Metering and connected homes demonstration for this years LCNI conference in Liverpool. The accompanying report covers how the smart metering Home Area Network to be …


Elecrama 2016

Event posted 27 Nov 2015 by BEAMA in International

BEAMA are delighted to announce that we will be the Trade Association responsible for the group of British companies at Elecrama 2016. Limited space is still available and grants for …


Department of Energy and Climate Change’s settlement at the Spending Review 2015 – Press releases – GOV.UK

News posted 26 Nov 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The Chancellor has published the results of the spending review, including details of the Department of Energy and Climate Change budget over the course of this parliament.


Amber Rudd’s speech on a new direction for UK energy policy – Speeches – GOV.UK

News posted 18 Nov 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Amber Rudd’s speech on a new direction for UK energy policy


Investing in the UK’s heat infrastructure: Heat networks – Publications – GOV.UK

Publication posted 9 Nov 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

UK heat networks represent a significant investment opportunity across distribution, generation, storage, controls and customer interface.


Investing in the UK’s heat infrastructure: Heat networks – Publications – GOV.UK

News posted 9 Nov 2015 by Investing in the UK’s heat infrastructure: Heat networks - Publications - GOV.UK in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

UK heat networks represent a significant investment opportunity across distribution, generation, storage, controls and customer interface.


Consultation on a proposed amendment to the Contracts for Difference (Definition of Eligible Generator) Regulations – Consultations – GOV.UK

Publication posted 4 Nov 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

This consultation seeks views on the government’s proposal to amend the Contracts for Difference (Definition of Eligible Generator) Regulations in order to specify that retrofit Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) …


Western Power Innovation – Project Falcon Closedown Event

Event posted 20 Oct 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Smarter Networks

Project Falcon, one of WPD’s largest Low Carbon Network Fund projects has now reached its conclusion. Project Falcon is based in Milton Keynes and has investigated how new 11kV network …


Western Power Innovation – Project Falcon Closedown Event

Event posted 20 Oct 2015 by Western Power Innovation - Project Falcon Closedown Event in

Project Falcon, one of WPD’s largest Low Carbon Network Fund projects has now reached its conclusion. Project Falcon is based in Milton Keynes and has investigated how new 11kV network …


Smart Breakfast at LCNI – Networking and Discussion with Israel’s Smart Energy Delegation

Event posted 14 Oct 2015 by IET in International, Research and Development, Technology Innovation

The IET and the UK-Israel Tech Hub are delighted to be hosting a networking breakfast with members of the Israel Smart Energy delegation attending the LCNI conference in Liverpool. Join …


Renewables Obligation (RO) grace period for new onshore wind – Publications – GOV.UK

Publication posted 9 Oct 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Update on Government amendments to the Energy Bill 2015 on the proposed grace period relating to the closure of the Renewables Obligation (RO) for new onshore wind from 1 April …


Power Networks Course – IET Conferences

Event posted 6 Oct 2015 by IET in Research and Development, Smarter Networks

The era of traditional centralised power grids needs to evolve as a result of increasing levels of renewable generation and changing patterns of demand which will come about from the electrification of …


Western Power Innovation – What is FALCON?

Publication posted 5 Oct 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

Project FALCON (Flexible Approaches for Low Carbon Optimised Networks) aims to investigate how new 11kV network techniques work in practice and, by simulating their use in different scenarios, will determine …