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by ALEO Admin
Tue May 01, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: BEIS Warm Home Discount Consultation - April 2018
Topic: Consultation on the Warm Home Discount Scheme
Replies: 1
Views: 832

ALEO Response: Consultation on the Warm Home Discount Scheme

ALEO responded to the BEIS Consultation on the Warm Home Discount Scheme on 27 April 2018.

ALEO's consultation response is available to download below:
by ALEO Admin
Tue May 01, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: BEIS ECO 3 Consultation - April 2018
Topic: BEIS ECO3 Consultation Published
Replies: 1
Views: 696

ALEO Response: BEIS ECO3 Consultation Published

ALEO responded to the BEIS ECO3 Consultation 27 April 2018.

ALEO's consultation response is available to download below:
by ALEO Admin
Tue May 01, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Labour announces plans to insulate four million homes
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Labour announces plans to insulate four million homes

On 1 May 2018, the Shadow Business and Energy Secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey announced refreshed plans by the Labour Party to bring four million homes up to Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of C or above by the end of a five-year parliamentary term. The Government's recent Clean Growth Str...
by ALEO Admin
Tue May 01, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: James Brokenshire appointed as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government
Replies: 0
Views: 207

James Brokenshire appointed as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

On 30 April 2018, James Brokenshire was appointed as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. This follows the announcement that the previous office holder, Sajid Javid, will replace Amber Rudd as Home Secretary. For more information, see https://www.gov.uk/government/news/n...
by ALEO Admin
Tue May 01, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Study proposes generating hydrogen from excess energy for use in natural gas networks
Replies: 0
Views: 220

Study proposes generating hydrogen from excess energy for use in natural gas networks

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) and ITM Power have published the results of a power-to-gas feasibility study, funded by BEIS. The study highlights the opportunity to partially decarbonise the UK's gas network, using hydrogen generated from excess electricity. This zero-carbon hydrogen can be produced fr...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Solar Trade Association Report on LAs Making Solar Work Today
Replies: 0
Views: 241

Solar Trade Association Report on LAs Making Solar Work Today

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published a report titled Leading Lights: How Local Authorities are Making Solar Work Today The report demonstrates how councils can lead on solar and makes 10 recommendations to help all councils boost their solar capacity. To download the report, visit: https:...
by ALEO Admin
Sun Apr 29, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: CMA finds that SSE/Npower merger warrants further scrutiny
Replies: 0
Views: 206

CMA finds that SSE/Npower merger warrants further scrutiny

On 26 April the Competition and Markets Authority's (CMA) announced that the initial phase of its investigation into the proposed merger of SSE Retail and Npower has concluded that the removal of competition between the two companies could lead to higher prices for some customers. SSE and Npower now...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: NEA Conference Bursary Scheme now open
Replies: 0
Views: 199

NEA Conference Bursary Scheme now open

NEA is now accepting applications for its bursary scheme, providing free places to the NEA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Nottingham from 17 to 19 September 2018. The bursary schemes is designed to enable attendance from those agencies which would not usually be able to pay to attend. The deadl...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: BEIS Evidence Reports on long term heat decarbonisation
Replies: 0
Views: 230

BEIS Evidence Reports on long term heat decarbonisation

On 12 April, BEIS published five external reports to advance the understanding of the potential of a range of long-term strategic options for decarbonising heat as part of its wider research into heat decarbonisation. These reports are: Hybrid heat pumps study https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Parliamentary POSTnote on Health in Private-Rented Housing
Replies: 0
Views: 281

Parliamentary POSTnote on Health in Private-Rented Housing

On 4 April 2018, POST - the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology - published a POSTnote on Health in Private-Rented Housing. The POSTnote looks at the quality of housing in the private rented sector and explains the effects that housing conditions can have on health. It also looks at inter...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Update on BEIS Local Energy Programme
Replies: 0
Views: 246

Update on BEIS Local Energy Programme

As part of the Local Energy Programme, announced in the Government's Clean Growth Strategy, BEIS has provided £4.8 million for the establishment of five Local Energy Hubs, which will each be hosted by a lead local authority as below: North West (Lead Authority - Liverpool City Region LEP/Combined Au...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: NIA briefing event ALEO members' rate
Replies: 0
Views: 322

NIA briefing event ALEO members' rate

The National Insulation Association (NIA) is holding a special briefing event at the Jurys Inn Hinckley Island Hotel in Leicestershire on Thursday 26 April 2018 to update insulation companies on a number of key developments that will impact the industry over the coming months. The normal price for n...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP)
Replies: 0
Views: 194

Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP)

On Wednesday 11 April 2018, BEIS announced details of its new Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) for consumers and non-domestic users such as hospitals, schools and council buildings. The £320 million funding for the scheme was first announced in the Spring Budget 2015. HNIP will offer grants a...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme Fund Announcement
Replies: 0
Views: 424

Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme Fund Announcement

The Energy Saving Trust have announced a new fund available through the Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme. The amount available is £298,500, with the minimum grant £20,000 and the maximum £298,500. Proposals must be led by a charity registered in England, Wales or Scotland, but other partners...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Apr 05, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Green Finance Taskforce Report
Replies: 0
Views: 337

Green Finance Taskforce Report

On 28 March 2018, the Government's Green Finance Taskforce published a report titled Accelerating Green Finance. The report makes many recommendations to the Government for delivery of the public and private investment needed to meet carbon budgets and related environmental and resilience goals, and...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Westminster Hall debate on energy efficiency and the Clean Growth Strategy
Replies: 0
Views: 303

Westminster Hall debate on energy efficiency and the Clean Growth Strategy

On Thursday 8 March, MPs held a general debate in Westminster Hall on energy efficiency and the Clean Growth Strategy. During the debate Claire Perry, Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth, said she will be attempting to to “turbocharge” the smart meter rollout and that she wants "ECO to be ...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: BEIS Consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector minimum level of energy efficiency - March 2018
Topic: BEIS Consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector minimum level of energy efficiency
Replies: 1
Views: 855

ALEO Response: BEIS Consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector minimum level of energy efficiency

ALEO responded to the BEIS Consultation on the Domestic Private Rented Sector Minimum Level of Energy Efficiency on 9 March 2018.

ALEO's consultation response is available to download below:
by ALEO Admin
Tue Apr 03, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: BEIS Warm Home Discount Consultation - April 2018
Topic: Consultation on the Warm Home Discount Scheme
Replies: 1
Views: 832

Consultation on the Warm Home Discount Scheme

On 30 March 2018, BEIS published a consultation proposing a number of changes to the Warm Home Discount Scheme for winter 2018 to 2019, as well as the possibility of issuing regulations that would cover the scheme from 2020 to 2021. Government plans to consult formally later in 2018 on proposals for...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Apr 03, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: BEIS ECO 3 Consultation - April 2018
Topic: BEIS ECO3 Consultation Published
Replies: 1
Views: 696

BEIS ECO3 Consultation Published

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) published its consultation on ECO3, the next phase of the Energy Company Obligation, on 30 March 2018. The consultation is intended to fully focus the scheme on affordable warmth, targeting fuel-poor, low-income and vulnerable househ...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Only four per cent of landlords aware of MEES regulation
Replies: 0
Views: 256

Only four per cent of landlords aware of MEES regulation

Specialist insurance provider Just Landlords has found that only four per cent of nearly 500 landlords they surveyed were aware of the forthcoming Private Rented Sector (PRS) Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards regulations (MEES). Just three in ten said they knew their property’s EPC rating, while o...

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