Laying the foundations for heat network growth
Government proposals to increase customer protection and accelerate decarbonisation across heat networks, now backed by a multi-million funding commitment, are welcome news, says Switch2 Energy chief executive Richard Slee
ADE director stands down
Dr Tim Rotheray has stepped down from his role as director of the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE).
ADE report highlights customer confusion over energy policy
Customers face a complex jigsaw puzzle when trying to navigate energy policy, says the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) in its report, 'Solving the energy policy puzzle for users'.
Government announces plans to regulate heat networks
The government has announced plans to implement a heat network regulatory framework to support market growth and ensure customer protection.
ADE launches voluntary DSR Code of Conduct
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), in collaboration with demand side response (DSR) aggregators, has published a voluntary Code of Conduct ahead of the launch of a Code Compliance Scheme early next year.
Industry recognised at Decentralised Energy Awards
Staff working in the decentralised energy industry were recognised at the Decentralised Energy Awards 2018 earlier this week.
New heat network council launched
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has launched the Heat Network Industry Council with the objective of supporting Government in achieving its vision of achieving a sustainable industry.
District heating standards should be compulsory
Ian Manders - UK energy policy advisor, Danish Embassy London, says the Heat Network Code of Practice should be included in the Government's promised revision of building regulations.
CMA calls for regulation of heat networks
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has called for regulation of the heat network industry and says that Ofgem is best placed to be the regulator.
Lily Frencham, senior policy manager at the Association for Decentralised Energy, on why the CMA and industry agree that customer protection is imperative.
New taskforce makes the case for heat networks
A new Heat Network Task Force has given the government its recommendations for growing the sector and protecting customers.
People & Skills
New ADE deputy director awarded OBE
The incoming deputy director of the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has been awarded an OBE for services to energy efficiency in the New Year's Honours list.
ADE welcomes CMA study into heat networks
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has welcomed the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) study into domestic heat networks.