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Electricity North West – CLASS Project Article

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 …


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

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

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 …


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

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 …


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

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 …


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

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.


Energy trends and prices statistical release: 25 June 2015 – News stories – GOV.UK

Posted 25 Jun 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

The latest provisional monthly energy statistics produced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change were released on 25 June 2015 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics …


Electricity Demand Reduction Pilot – Detailed guidance – GOV.UK

Posted 16 Jun 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

What is the EDR Pilot? We’re testing whether projects that deliver lasting electricity savings at peak could in future compete for funding with generation, demand side response (DSR) and storage …


Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project gets green light on planning – Press releases – GOV.UK

Posted 10 Jun 2015 by BEIS in Policy, Regulation and Strategy

Planning consent was given today for construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon, in a boost to moving towards a low carbon, home grown energy mix. If built, turbines in …


WS7 – DS2030 Stage Two and Three Reporting

Posted 22 May 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Grid Forum, Smarter Networks

The DS2030 Project for the ENA is being undertaken by a consortium led by Parsons Brinckerhoff and including The University of Manchester, PPA Energy, Chiltern Power and Grid Scientific. DS2030 will carry …