district heating billing News

  • Guide to new metering and billing regulations for district heating published by ENER-G Switch2

    Community heating metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2 has published a guide to the legislative changes affecting the UK's estimated 1750 communal energy and district heating schemes. The ...


    By ENER-G

  • Changes to Heat Network Metering and Billing Regulations announced

    The government has announced changes to The Heat Network Metering and Billing Regulations, introduced as part of the Energy Efficiency Directive. The European Commission is updating guidance on the application of cost effectiveness tests for the installation of final customer meters into existing buildings on heat ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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

  • Seminar introduces new Heat Trust to district and community heating providers

    District and community heating suppliers are invited to find out more about the new Heat Trust, which is due to launch at the end of November and sets out new quality and performance standards to ensure best practice for heat networks. The free seminar will be hosted by community heating, metering and billing ...


    By ENER-G

  • Switch2 to share expertise at Nordic Heat Master Classes in district heating

    Switch2 will share best practice and expertise in metering and billing for district and community heating schemes at Nordic Heat Master Classes in Manchester (17 November 2015) and Edinburgh (19 November 2015).   ...


    By ENER-G

  • New guide to compliant metering and billing for communal heating schemes

    ENER-G Switch2 has published a free e-guide entitled "How to Charge for Communal Heating", including advice on new regulations and ...


    By ENER-G

  • New regulations and standards for district and community heating are topic of seminars

    The latest regulations on district and community heating and new industry standards will be explained to heat suppliers, such as developers and landlords, at two forthcoming breakfast seminars in central London. The free seminars will be hosted by community heating, metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2 ...


    By ENER-G

  • ENER-G Switch2 welcomes Which? proposals to protect district heating customers

    Community energy metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2  has welcomed proposals by consumer group Which? to increase protection for district heating customers. The Which? 'turning up the heat on district heating' report recognises that community energy has an important role to play in decarbonising energy supplies and reducing costs, but calls for ...


    By ENER-G

  • Manchester seminar shows how to comply with heat network regulations on metering and billing

    New legal requirements for heat network suppliers, such as developers and landlords, will be explained at a free lunchtime seminar in Manchester on Wednesday 10 February 2016. Community heat metering and billing specialist Switch2 and Sure ...


    By ENER-G

  • Switch2 Energy puts customers first to win national award for district heating success

    The company has won the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) Customer Engagement Award for its smart metering partnership with Sheffield City Council. Switch2's smart metering technology is being used by Sheffield City Council to dramatically cut customer bills and reduce energy consumption across 6,000 homes connected to its ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Breakfast seminars turn up heat on new regulations and best practice in district energy

    Winckworth Sherwood and community heat metering and billing specialist Switch2 Energy are hosting two free  breakfast seminars in central London  to explain latest regulations and best practice affecting community and district heat networks. The first seminar on Monday 14 March will discuss how the new CIBSE Code of Regulations is shaping the design and implementation of ...


    By ENER-G

  • ENER-G Switch2 opens new London office to support growing district heating sector

     Communal energy metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2  has celebrated its 35th anniversary by opening a central London office to support steep growth of community and district heating in the capital.  The new Fitzroy Square office ...


    By ENER-G

  • 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

  • Cogeneration, a Track To Reduce Healthcare Energy Bills

    Cogeneration allows to simultaneously produce electricity and heat at a lower cost, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It is a high efficiency solution for decentralised energy production using onsite gas engines. Today the (French) power purchase obligation rate is favourable to these ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Public bodies aim to cut energy bills by £1m

    Eight authorities in the East Midlands could cut their energy bills by a total of £1m a year - more than £100,000 each - after they joined a Carbon Trust programme today. The programme has been specially developed by the Carbon Trust for the East Midlands and is funded by the East Midlands Improvement and Efficiency Partnership (EMIEP). It will enable the authorities to work together ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • In Seattle waste heat is being recovered to heat buildings

    David Ferris reports in EnergyWire on creative waste heat recovery in Seattle Wash.. First he updates the progress of Amazon’s new campus in the Denny Triangle, which will be heated by otherwise wasted heat generated by a data center in the Westin Building across the street; then he describes the use of waste heat from the air conditioning system ...

  • Support for Local Authorities to keep homes warm and lower energy bills

    Local Authorities across the country are to receive a share of £88 million to help deliver the Government’s Green Deal home energy efficiency improvement programme. The scheme will be rolled out on a street-by-street basis and will aim to help around 32,000 households install energy efficiency home improvements like solid wall insulation and hew heating systems so that they have warm, ...

  • ENER-G helps residents cut fuel bills and carbon emissions

    Residents at Croydon’s City House apartments 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 is operating energy-efficient intelligent metering for electricity, heating and hot water; system administration and an individualised billing service at the 319 unit ...


    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

  • Plessis Gassot, Landfill Gas District Energy Scheme Opening

    Electr’od demonstrates the principle of circular economy. The system transforms non-recyclable waste from municipalities and commercial operations into renewable energy (electricity and heat) which is then re-used by those same local citizens and companies. Developed by Veolia, in cooperation with Dalkia and Clarke Energy, Electr’od was launched today by Bernard Harambillet, CEO of ...


    By Clarke Energy

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