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  • REA Manifesto Recommendations Launched
  • 12 May 2017
  • The UK's largest renewables trade body set out their vision at the All-Energy conference in Glasgow this morning, for the UK taking leadership in clean tech technologies post Brexit.

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  • Water and Wastewater Framework AWARDED
  • 04 April 2017
  • As you are aware through continued communication from TEC we have been instrumental in the creation and delivery of this framework which has been created through a collaboration of ourselves, CCS, YPO, ESPO, NEPO and WME to present a single compliant route to market for all of the public sector to use.
     

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  • Triad Charges
  • 30 March 2017
  • National Grid has confirmed the three winter evening peak periods upon which it bases annual charges for use of the transmission system.

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  • Spring Workshops 2017
  • 20 March 2017
  • We are happy to announce we have the dates for our Spring 2017 workshops so please add them to your diaries!

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  • Public sector gets help to save on water bill
  • 14 March 2017
  • From 01 April, most business and public sector organisations will be able to choose which company supplies their water and associated services like automated meter reading, leak detection and customer service.

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  • Budget 2017
  • 09 March 2017
  • The Chancellor’s first Budget was particularly light on energy policy announcements as he focused on revised economic growth rates, a cut in borrowing forecasts and reforms to National Insurance and social care funding. Below are announcements specific to energy and carbon that were announced.

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  • Imagining tomorrow's low-carbon electricity system
  • 08 March 2017
  • Electricity production is also a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. There are few challenges more important for our society than preventing damaging climate change. As a result, the government rightly has ambitious targets, which means that carbon emissions from electricity production need to be reduced to close to zero well before the middle of this century. And this may also have to happen whilst meeting increased new demands from electric vehicles and the electrification of heat.

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  • As water competition looms, don’t get taken to the cleaners
  • 22 February 2017
  • Since the sector was privatised more than 25 years ago, they have been afforded that protection by not one but three powerful regulators, Ofwat, the Drinking Water Inspectorate, and the Environment Agency, not to mention Defra and the various European bodies with oversight.

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  • GO Awards - TEC Finalist
  • 17 February 2017
  • TEC are delighted to share that we have been shortlisted for the Procurement Team of the year at the National Government Opportunities (GO) Awards 2017. The award will be announced at The Hilton Deansgate, Manchester on 21st March 2016.

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  • TEC Invests in Sector Knowledge Events
  • 10 February 2017
  • Following on from the Energy in Education 2017 Survey, the three regional workshops will provide a valuable opportunity for professionals from the education sector to analyse the results and help shape future priorities. The highly interactive half-day sessions will focus on identifying opportunities and overcoming the barriers that challenge both the short and long-term management of energy. With sessions on how to build a compelling business case and utilising collaboration, both within and beyond sector boundaries, the event aims to deliver a fresh perspective and innovative solutions to higher and further education."

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  • Energy bill payers face spiralling cost
  • 01 February 2017
  • UK energy consumers could face a billion pound bill for their electricity next winter through a new subsidy scheme that will pay energy companies to keep their power plants open.

    The support contracts will be awarded through a competitive auction taking place this week to avoid further power plant closures and guarantee enough power to meet demand next winter.

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  • Uncertainty: the new normal! 2017 Survey Sponsored by TEC
  • 26 January 2017
  • About the survey

    The annual Energy in Education Survey aims to deliver an insight into the energy opportunities and challenges facing the education sector. By gathering opinion from a cross-section of professionals involved in energy management, the survey will build a comprehensive picture of energy priorities in both higher and further education.

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  • New report highlights policy needs to secure UK lead in global market for floating wind
  • 24 January 2017
  • A new report published today by the Carbon Trust highlights the key areas for policy makers to consider in order to develop a world leading market for floating wind in the UK. The analysis was carried out by the Carbon Trust in collaboration with the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult and covers four policy areas: licensing and consenting; subsidy and grant support; supply chain development; and grid connection.

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  • Wind turbine market to peak in two years
  • 17 January 2017
  • The global wind turbine market will rise to a peak of just over $81bn in 2019, according to a report by GlobalData. Issued on Monday 16 January, the analysis said that technological developments had paved the way for more effective equipment and machinery, “making wind one of the most reliable sources of power in the global market”.

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  • Remove barriers for energy storage” industry asks
  • 16 January 2017
  • Cheaper, cleaner energy possible, if Government removes barriers to storage and places stronger incentives on network operators.

    Responding to Ofgem’s call for evidence on A Smart, Flexible Energy System, which closed on Thursday, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has called on the Government to remove all barriers to deployment of energy storage. Following substantial recent reductions in costs associated with storage – especially lithium-ion batteries – the industry are ready now to deliver smarter alternatives for a clean energy system that will save money for the consumer.

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