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by ALEO Admin
Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Each Home Counts Framework Consultation Workshops
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Views: 247

Each Home Counts Framework Consultation Workshops

The draft Framework for the new Each Home Counts (EHC) Quality Mark is nearing completion and the EHC Implementation board is inviting trades, public and industry to a series of Presentation Workshops on the 9th, 10th and 11th of April 2018, in London. All those registered to attending the workshops...
by ALEO Admin
Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Fuel Poverty Action Report: Cladding and Insulation - A National Emergency
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Views: 244

Fuel Poverty Action Report: Cladding and Insulation - A National Emergency

Fuel Poverty Action (FPA) has published a report on the state of cladding and insulation in the UK, saying that the problem "constitutes ​a national emergency, seriously impacting on thousands of families in the UK, and that central government should be funding the removal and prompt restoration of ...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Mar 09, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: UK carbon emissions now at 1890 levels
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Views: 253

UK carbon emissions now at 1890 levels

Provisional government statistics show that the UK's carbon emissions have reached their lowest levels since the Victorian era, due mainly to the country's reduced reliance on coal and the surge in renewable electricity generation. The figures show that carbon emissions are now 38 per cent below 199...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem proposes new regulatory framework for network companies
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Views: 206

Ofgem proposes new regulatory framework for network companies

On 7 March 2018, Ofgem set out its proposals for a new regulatory framework, from 2021, which it expects will result in lower returns for energy network companies and significant savings for consumers. Ofgem says that its proposal "includes a cost of equity range (the amount network companies pay th...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Mar 08, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem bans backbilling beyond 12 months
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Views: 223

Ofgem bans backbilling beyond 12 months

Ofgem has announced that, from the beginning of May, it will ban energy companies from backbilling customers for energy used more than 12 months ago. This will replace the existing voluntary agreement for suppliers not to backbill past 12 months, as this does not cover all suppliers, and those that ...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Mar 01, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Surveys Archive
Topic: Questionnaire on Responsible Retrofit: rethinking quality
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Views: 957

Questionnaire on Responsible Retrofit: rethinking quality

Sustainable Homes is soon to launch its latest report, Responsible retrofit: rethinking quality, focusing on the current state and perception of external wall insulation and energy efficiency in UK housing. This report will bring together insights from housing providers, key stakeholders and the sup...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: NEA comments on PRS landlord spending cap
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Views: 450

NEA comments on PRS landlord spending cap

National Energy Action (NEA) has commented on the Private Rented Sector (PRS) Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) and the proposed landlord spending cap, which it says "risk being watered down by the Private Landlord lobby". The current BEIS consultation, for which the deadline to respond is ...
by ALEO Admin
Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill
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Views: 384

Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has written an open letter to the Chief Executives of the 'Big 6' energy companies to inform them that the Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill will be introduced in the House of Commons on Monday 26 February 2018. The letter stat...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: BEIS Heat Network Lounge at Ecobuild on 6-8 March
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Views: 363

BEIS Heat Network Lounge at Ecobuild on 6-8 March

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy will be running a programme of activity on heat networks at ecobuild 2018, from Tuesday 6 March to Thursday 8 March. At the BEIS Heat Networks Lounge you will be able to: - Attend one of the specialist information sessions - Take part in a ...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Examples of EPC Data Uses
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Views: 422

Examples of EPC Data Uses

ALEO recently asked our members for examples of uses they have made of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) data that has been available online since early 2017 from the Open Data Communities website: https://epc.opendatacommunities.org. Many thanks to those of you who responded. Below are the e...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Feb 27, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Cold Homes Toolkits
Replies: 0
Views: 335

Cold Homes Toolkits

Citizens Advice in partnership with Cornwall Council have published toolkits to help local authorities and health trusts to tackle fuel poverty. The toolkits are interactive pdfs with roll-over and clickable elements. The first toolkit is to help local authorities, health and third-sector partners t...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Feb 26, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2018
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Views: 222

Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2018

Friday, 23 March 2018 was Fuel Poverty Awareness Day and marked the final day of NEA's Warm Homes Campaign 2018. NEA's Thunderclap was simultaneously posted by over 260 supporters, with a total social media reach of 731,908 people. Over 100 organisations also held bake sales or organised other fundr...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: NEA and E3G Report: Cold Homes and Excess Winter Deaths - A Preventable Public Epidemic That Can No Longer Be Tolerated
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Views: 594

NEA and E3G Report: Cold Homes and Excess Winter Deaths - A Preventable Public Epidemic That Can No Longer Be Tolerated

On Fuel Poverty Awareness Day, 13 February 2018, NEA and E3G jointly published a new report titled Cold Homes and Excess Winter Deaths - A Preventable Public Epidemic That Can No Longer Be Tolerated. The report reveals that the UK has the sixth-worst long-term rate of excess winter mortality out of ...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Consultation Archive
Topic: Ofgem Consultation on Forward Work Programme 2018-19
Replies: 1
Views: 317

NEA response to Ofgem Consultation on Forward Work Programme 2018-19

NEA has published its response to this consultation, which can be downloaded from:
http://www.nea.org.uk/wp-content/upload ... tation.pdf
by ALEO Admin
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Consultation Archive
Topic: BEIS Consultation: Data sharing regulations for a safeguard energy tariff
Replies: 0
Views: 325

BEIS Consultation: Data sharing regulations for a safeguard energy tariff

On 12 February 2018, BEIS opened a consultation on adding the safeguard energy tariff imposed by Ofgem for vulnerable consumers on standard variable and fixed-term default tariffs to the list of fuel poverty measures for which public authorities can share data with gas and electricity suppliers for ...
by ALEO Admin
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Ofgem switching reforms
Replies: 0
Views: 210

Ofgem switching reforms

Ofgem has announced that it is pushing ahead with several reforms which it hopes will make it easier for those who switch energy supplier to get a better deal while protecting those who don’t from being charged too much. Ofgem is launching a trial in the coming weeks of a simplified collective switc...
by ALEO Admin
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Consultation Archive
Topic: Defra Climate Change Adaptation Consultation: proposals for the third round of adaptation reporting
Replies: 0
Views: 464

Defra Climate Change Adaptation Consultation: proposals for the third round of adaptation reporting

Defra has published a consultation on its strategy for the third round of climate change adaptation reporting, as required by the Climate Change Act 2008. The consultation proposes to build on the voluntary reporting approach, established in the second round of reporting, with various organisations ...
by ALEO Admin
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Research project to examine effectiveness of thin internal wall insulation
Replies: 0
Views: 244

Research project to examine effectiveness of thin internal wall insulation

BEIS has commissioned the Leeds Sustainability Institute (LSI) at Leeds Beckett University to test the effectiveness of Thin Internal Wall Insulation, following a £200,000 tender competition. The research project will evaluate the performance of Thin Internal Wall Insulation against thicker insulati...
by ALEO Admin
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: EDI-Net and POWER Newsletters
Replies: 0
Views: 225

EDI-Net and POWER Newsletters

The latest EDI-Net (Energy Data Innovation Network) and POWER (Political and sOcial awareness on Water EnviRonmental challenges) newsletters are now available. The EDI-Net initiative analyses and communicates sub-hourly electricity, gas and water smart meter data to identify waste and savings opport...
by ALEO Admin
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: UK National News and Announcements
Topic: Identify energy retrofit opportunities with ENERFUND
Replies: 0
Views: 214

Identify energy retrofit opportunities with ENERFUND

Funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme, ENERFUND aims to scale up investments in buildings’ deep renovation by providing stakeholders with relevant information, using data from energy performance certificates to map the energy performance of the European building stock. A beta version...

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