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Cogeneration (Combined Heat and Power or CHP) is the simultaneous production of electricity and heat, both of which are used.Read More

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European Cogeneration Review

The European Cogeneration Review – Germany is the third in a series of country reports that COGEN Europe will issue over the coming 12 months on cogeneration in Europe. The ECR covers the latest developments in the cogeneration sector, looking at market potentials and policy implications.


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Micro-CHP uptake will significantly contribute to achieving EU policy goals, new study finds


Micro-CHP technologies can cut household energy bills by 25-34%, reduce household CO₂ emissions by up to two tonnes per year in 2015 and deliver primary energy savings of up to 25%. But the right EU policy framework must be put in place if their contribution to achieving the EU's energy, climate and competitiveness objectives is to be fully realised, shows a new Delta-ee 'Micro-CHP Benefits Study' launched at the COGEN Europe Annual Conference today.

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The Power of Heat: Industry gathers to hail CHP sector's contribution to EU goals


As the cogeneration sector gathers in Brussels for the COGEN Europe Annual Conference, the sector's most important annual event, the industry warns that the scope of the EU's upcoming Heating and Cooling Strategy must take into account the wider energy system if it is to be successful.

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EU cogeneration sector can grow under right market and policy conditions – but there's more to do, Snapshot Survey finds


COGEN Europe's 2015 annual survey of EU cogeneration markets reveals that the sector's ability to help deliver the EU's energy and climate objectives is hampered by the policy flux and regulatory uncertainty currently holding back investment. The survey results, to be presented at the COGEN Europe Annual Conference exploring #thepowerofheat in Brussels on 19-20 May, is a wake-up call for the EU in trying to achieve its energy efficiency objectives.

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1 - 2 Jun 2015

EURELECTRIC Annual Convention & Conference

Berlin, Germany

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15 - 19 Jun 2015

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2015

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22 - 26 Jun 2015

Cranfield University Course: Combined Heat and Power

Cranfield University, England

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Cogeneration/CHP News

Small is beautiful

Denmark has recently seen a growing number of cogeneration units installed in care homes, sports centres, schools and other municipal buildings. These installations have shown high annual operating hours, short ROI and significant CO2 savings. Jan de Wit looks at how they do it.Read more about this news item

Advanced controls as a competitive advantage

A German CHP plant was looking for innovative ways to generate power more effectively and improve current assets, writes Jim Van WormerRead more about this news item

Energy efficiency under the Energy Union

The energy efficiency sector looks to supporters of the Energy Union to change a historic 'do-little' approach to one of consistent, sustained action in support of Europe's strategic energy goals, writes Dr Fiona RiddochRead more about this news item

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