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Energy Entrepreneurs Fund: phase 4 documents – Publications – GOV.UK

Publication posted 2 Oct 2015 by BEIS in Funding

Phase 4 documents for the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund, a competitive funding scheme to support the development of technologies, products and processes in energy efficiency, power generation and storage.


Smart Street learning event Registration, Royal Victoria Dock

Event posted 30 Sep 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

Smart Street is an £11.5 million project funded by the Low Carbon Networks Fund which will keep costs down for customers, reduce carbon emissions and help get the most from …


Consultation: reforming the business energy efficiency tax landscape – Consultations – GOV.UK

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

Following the announcement of a review of the business energy efficiency tax landscape at the Summer Budget, this consultation seeks evidence from a number of stakeholders and sets out policy …


Heat networks delivery funding – Publications – GOV.UK

News posted 29 Sep 2015 by BEIS in

Announcement of the fifth HNDU funding round and application guidance for local authorities.


DSR needs new commercial frameworks to succeed, warns DNO

News posted 28 Sep 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

Demand side response (DSR) could play a bigger role in shaving peak electricity demand at distribution level but new commercial frameworks are needed to prevent clashes of interest with National …


Flexible Networks Dissemination Event, Thursday October 29, Westminster, London

Event posted 24 Sep 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks

The Flexible Networks project is a major innovation project funded jointly by SP Energy Networks and Ofgem’s Low Carbon Networks Fund. This project has now reached its conclusion and we …


Changes to Feed-in Tariff accreditation – Consultations – GOV.UK

Publication posted 14 Sep 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

This document is the Government Response to the ‘Consultation on changes to Feed-in Tariff accreditation’ which sought views on a proposals to remove preliminary accreditation from the Feed-in Tariff scheme. …


C2C Closedown report – C2C releases extra capacity and delivers economic and carbon benefits

Publication posted 10 Sep 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Funding, Smarter Networks

The three-year Capacity to Customers LCN Fund project is now complete. The main findings can be summarised as follows: C2C releases extra capacity and delivers economic and carbon benefits The …


Citizen Space – Consultation on a review of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme

Publication posted 27 Aug 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Consultation on a review of the Feed-in Tariffs scheme Overview This consultation proposes a set of measures to control costs under the Feed-in Tariff, including revised tariffs based on updated …


Guide to UK public funding sources for energy innovation

Publication posted 24 Aug 2015 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

This guide gives a straight forward summary of the principal sources of UK innovation business orientated funding for energy: Innovate UK, DECC and Ofgem. It also compares and contrasts them …


Electricity North West – CLASS Project Article

News posted 13 Aug 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks

Households’ lights could be dimmed and kettles take longer to boil when the wind isn’t blowing, under Government-backed plans to routinely dip the voltage of Britain’s electricity supplies. As Britain …


Smart Meter In-Home Display Licence Conditions – Consultations – GOV.UK

Publication posted 10 Aug 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Consultation on amending Smart Meter In-home Display Licence Conditions


HubNet Smart Grid Symposium 2015 – The Future of Network Infrastructure, 8th – 9th September 2015

Event posted 29 Jul 2015 by HubNet in Smarter Networks

The HubNet Smart Grids Symposium is an annual event intended to showcase outcomes from the UK Smart Grids research community. This encompasses power system operation and management, information and communications technology …


Combatting climate change: a vital safety net for families and businesses – News stories – GOV.UK

News posted 24 Jul 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Amber Rudd sets out why action on climate change matters to households and the economy.


Register for the Low Carbon Networks & Innovation Conference 2015

News posted 23 Jul 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks

The Low Carbon Networks & Innovation Conference provides an opportunity to explore the learning from electricity and gas network innovation projects, the closure of key large scale projects and the …


Export Support – European Utility Week Nov 2015 – Participate in this years UK Pavilion

Event posted 22 Jul 2015 by BEAMA in Smarter Networks

The European Utility Week will take place in Vienna for the first time, following three successful years in Amsterdam, bringing together key players from all over Europe. It is the …


BEAMA Disappointed by Government U Turn on New Build Energy Efficiency Standards

News posted 22 Jul 2015 by BEAMA in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The progressive improvement in Building Regulation standards since 2004 has resulted in a marked change in building specification and energy performance. Whilst it is true that BEAMA has often questioned …


BEAMA Report – Demonstrating a Smart Grid

Publication posted 22 Jul 2015 by BEAMA in Technology Innovation

BEAMA developed a ground breaking demonstration project for last years LCNI conference in Aberdeen, behind this Sentec, in partnership with BEAMA and BEAMA members, developed a model to simulate the …


Controlling the cost of renewable energy – Press releases – GOV.UK

News posted 22 Jul 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Measures to deal with a projected over-allocation of renewable energy subsidies have been announced today. Reducing energy bills for hard working British families and businesses and meeting climate goals in …


Consultation on new Smart Energy Code content and related licence amendments – July 2015 – Consultations – GOV.UK

Publication posted 21 Jul 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Consultation on proposed legal drafting for the Smart Energy Code, or gas and electricity supply licences, to support smart metering.


ENA Active Network Management Good Practice Guide Published

Publication posted 16 Jul 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Traditionally distribution networks have been predominately passive with electricity generated centrally flowing from the transmission system to customers connected to the lower voltage networks. However, with the growth of embedded …


Committee on Climate Change annual report 2014-15 – Publications – GOV.UK

Publication posted 2 Jul 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The Committee’s 2014-2015 Annual Report & Accounts contains the CCC’s business objectives, achievements, sustainability policy and financial statements.


DECC sets out its Capacity Market parameters for 2019/20 auction – News stories – GOV.UK

News posted 2 Jul 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The Government has today published the parameters for the next Capacity Market auction to ensure the UK has sufficient capacity to meet electricity demand for 2019/20.


Government Response to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry:The Resilience of the Electricity System – Publications – GOV.UK

Publication posted 2 Jul 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

This is the Government response to the House of Lords Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry: The Resilience of the Electricity System.


Supplier Obligation: Consequential amendments to the Balancing and Settlement Code – Consultations – GOV.UK

Publication posted 25 Jun 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

This publication provides the Government response to two Supplier Obligation consultations: ‘EMR: Changes to the CFD supplier obligation’ and ‘Electricity Intensive Industries exemption from CfD costs: Amendments to the Balancing …