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

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

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

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

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

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 …


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

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

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

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.


Heat networks delivery funding – Publications – GOV.UK

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

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 …