district heating billing News

  • Aberdeen Heat and Power District Energy Centres

    Aberdeen City Council (ACC) had conducted a study of its housing stock and established that the multi-storey buildings (of which they have 59 in Aberdeen) were too expensive to heat. These buildings also had lower energy ratings, thus people living in them were subject to high energy bills. In 2002, as one of the results of the study, they set up the ‘not for profit’ company  ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • New three-in-one smart billing technology takes risk out of community heating

    Heat metering and billing specialist Switch2 has launched a stylish new three-in-one smart pay-as-you-go billing and energy management system for community heating schemes. Incontro  helps developers and landlords to manage costs, reduce debt ...


    By ENER-G

  • Combined Heat and Power in Ireland

    The cogeneration of electricity and heat is referred to as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP is highly fuel efficient as over 90% of the energy contained within the fuel can be converted into useful power. A consumer of electricity and heat normally has two main choices for their power needs. Their first option is to buy the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Next steps on Renewable Heat

    Progress on support for renewable heat hots up today with the publication of three consultations on the Coalition’s Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI). The RHI, the first of its kind in the world, was launched for the non domestic sector in November last year, with a scheme for householders intended to open in Summer 2013. Renewable Heat Incentive for householders ...

  • Energy pre-payment can be popular option and cut bills

    Ofgem has launched an investigation into forcible energy pre-payment, calling it the 'last resort', but ENER-G Switch2 says that, when implemented correctly, pay-as-you-go metering and billing can become the option of choice for customers and help them to reduce bills. ENER-G Switch2, which is a specialist in community energy billing and ...


    By ENER-G

  • £7m for social landlord renewable heat projects

    46 social landlords across Great Britain have been awarded a share of £7million to get renewable heating into the homes of their social tenants, Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker announced today. The 46 winners are the first wave of successful bidders to be announced under the latest round of the social landlords Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) competition, launched in ...

  • Looking for ways to beat the Heat? Energy Efficiency Solutions Help Constellation Customers Manage Operating Costs

    Across the nation, business owners, manufacturers and large public sector institutions face a challenging question: Are extreme weather events, such as this summer's record-setting heat waves, the new normal?  To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: ...


    By Constellation Energy

  • Switch2 Energy recognised for decade of customer excellence

    Community and district heating specialist Switch2 Energy has been shortlisted for two Project of the Decade Awards by The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE). Switch2 is a finalist in the Customer Engagement and Innovation award categories, which is a mark of its success in pioneering smart metering and pay-as-you-go technologies, and ensuring that the customer is at the heart of ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Switch2 shortlisted for trio of European energy awards

    Community heating metering and billing specialist Switch2 has been shortlisted for three European Smart Energy Awards 2016. The Yorkshire-based company has reached the finals for the Service Provider Award; Smart Metering Technology of the Year Award; and the Meter Data Management Solution of the Year Award. The European ...


    By ENER-G

  • Association of Decentralised Energy speech

    Thank you for that kind introduction… I would like to thank the Association of Decentralised Energy and particularly my noble Lord, and the Association’s President, Lord Risby for inviting me to speak here today at his President’s Reception. I am even more pleased that I am still able to address you from this magnificent venue [the House of Lords], and we’ve not yet been ...

  • Switch2 Energy achieves triple for international management standards

    These international standards have been integrated with the company's existing ISO 9001:2015 quality management system to mark a triple achievement. The company was supported through the process by FPA Consulting, and LRQA, which recommended Switch2 for the double certification following a five-day audit process. Kirsty Lambert, ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Green energy controls cut costs and carbon for Wakefield residents

    Residents at the Newfield House Independent Living Scheme in Wakefield are benefiting from affordable, lower-carbon heating and hot water, thanks to advanced metering technology supplied by sustainable energy company ENER-G Switch2.   The company, based in Saltaire, near Bradford, was appointed by Wakefield and District Housing (WDH) to supply and operate a complete utility management ...


    By ENER-G

  • ENER-G Switch2 brings 'Fair Play' in energy prepayment to social housing sector

    Award-winning technology developed within  the social housing sector is leading the way in transforming energy prepayment - making  it more customer friendly - while helping residents to reduce consumption. The ...


    By ENER-G

  • Breakfast seminars show how to make the most of community energy schemes

    Community energy specialist ENER-G Switch 2  and Winckworth Sherwood, London’s leading housing law firm, are providing a series of three free ...


    By ENER-G

  • RE:FIT For Purpose

    Vital Energi are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a place on The National Framework for Energy Performance Contracting (RE:FIT) developed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Partnerships (LP) and available for use nationally. RE:FIT, the national energy efficiency programme for the public sector, has set up a new framework of 16 suppliers that will ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Deep geothermal symposium: Gregory Barker speech

    INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT Thank you for the opportunity to address the Symposium today. I spoke last year at an event alongside the 1st Symposium to mark the UK’s membership of the IEA’s (International Energy Association) Geothermal Implementing Agreement. An agreement that has the mission to foster learning between countries and support the development of geothermal energy ...

  • ENER-G Switch2 warms up financial returns on solar

    Funders and landlords can warm up their financial returns on large, multiple site solar photovoltaic (PV) projects following the launch of a complete renewable data management service by UK metering and billing specialist ENER-G.  Switch2  The end-to-end service provides a total back-office operation for multiple solar PV installations – making it simple for funders and ...


    By ENER-G

  • Be part of the great British refurb - to cut emissions and cut energy costs - Ed Miliband

    British households will be able to receive expert, targeted help to reduce their fuel bills and access low-carbon heat and power in their homes, under an ambitious long-term Heat and Energy Saving strategy. The draft plan sets out the need to reduce household carbon emissions to almost zero, in order for the UK to achieve its ambitious target of an 80 per cent cut in emissions by 2050. By 2030, ...


  • Bioenergy Insight Conference 2017: Q&A session with Future Biogas’ John Scott-Kerr

    The Bioenergy Insight Conference, a world-leading bioenergy event, will be held in Edinburgh, Scotland, on 4 and 5 October 2017, covering the whole bioenergy supply chain. ...

  • 7 Reasons Why the Biomass Industry Is Growing in 2011

    It's interesting visiting energy blogs, LinkedIn groups and other online energy forums to read discussions about the direction of the energy industry. As expected, we've discovered that some bloggers have great arguments backed up with sound data and others simply don't make sense. Due to the crisis in Japan there seems to be a lot of attention given to the nuclear energy industry and the ...


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