IGEM

IGEM offers advice on changes to regulations and standards that gas professionals need to be aware of

IGEM is offering a solution to anyone tackling the many changes to gas regulations and standards: In an ever changing gas industry it can be difficult to stay ahead of updates to the regulations and standards that govern working practices. Legislation must be followed in order for work to be compliant and to meet safety […]

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IGEM releases new guidance document: IGEM/G/13 – Domestic supply capacity and operating pressure at the outlet of the meter

IGEM has released a new guidance document that gives clarity to both upstream and downstream gas professionals on the requirements of supply capacity and operating pressures at the outlet of the meter for domestic properties. Trevor Smallpeice, Chair of IGEM’s Low Pressure Supply Working Group, said: “The industry has listened to the concerns of registered […]

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Hydrogen is “crucial” to reaching net zero, says CCC chief

Climate Change Committee (CCC) CEO Chris Stark has said hydrogen is “crucial” to reaching the UK’s legally mandated target of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050, adding that producing and distributing enough of the gas will be one of the “defining energy challenges” facing the country over the coming years. He made the comments […]

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“We need to mandate hydrogen-ready boilers now” says IGEM

The Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) has urged the UK government to commit to hydrogen-ready boilers in the wake of a report from the Climate Change Committee (CCC) which criticises the government’s progress in reducing emissions. The CCC report highlights “major failures” in the government’s delivery programmes and says that the current policy […]

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MPs and heating industry representatives call for new approach to delivering net zero

Recent power outages across the north of England and in Scotland from Storm Arwen show the current energy system is failing individuals. The country must use the transition to net zero to put this right, through a joined-up approach, says cross-party think tank Policy Connect, in a new report co-chaired by Darren Jones MP, Wera Hobhouse MP and Alexander […]

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