The European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration

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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EU must maintain focus on heat in energy policy

2015-02-26

To mark the opening day of the EU's Heating and Cooling in the European Energy Transition conference, COGEN Europe today launches a Manifesto calling for heat to be thoroughly covered by the European Commission's work plan and in the actions to be developed under the new Energy Union Strategy.

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Benefits of Decentralised Production of Heat and Power for small energy consumers in the spotlight

2015-02-25

Between 60% and 70% of homeowners find micro-CHP "appealing", according to a survey presented at today's event on 'Benefits of Decentralised Production of Heat and Power: householders and small energy users in the spotlight'. Micro-CHP can reduce the energy bills of households and small businesses by up to 18%, empowering them to slash their CO2 emissions and leaving the micro-CHP sector upbeat about future growth prospects.

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Better implementation of Energy Efficiency Directive central to delivering secure, efficient EU heat supply

2015-02-23

As EU policymakers redirect their attention to primary energy savings and reducing the EU's reliance on imported energy, a new policy report highlights the substantial energy losses along the energy supply chain before reaching the end user. The CODE 2 policy report emphasises the need for energy system-level savings in both heat and power and shows what policy changes are needed to develop wider system efficiency. It concludes that implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) must be improved if efficient delivery of Europe's heat supply is to be secured.

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26 - 27 Mar 2015

COGEN Hungary Annual Conference 2015

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6 - 8 Apr 2015

DistribuGen Conference and Trade Show for Cogeneration/CHP 2015

Houston Hilton North, Texas

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27 - 28 Apr 2015

37th Euroheat & Power Congress

Tallinn, Estonia

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Cogeneration/CHP News

District cooling heads east and south

The connection of the huge Emirates Towers development in Dubai to the district cooling (DC) system operated locally by Empower recently illustrates the sheer size of the DC industry in the Middle East.  Read more about this news item

Texas gears up for DistribuGen 2015

The World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE) will hold its fifth annual DistribuGen Conference and Trade Show for Cogeneration/CHP on 7-9 April in Houston, Texas, US. Read more about this news item

FGD upgrade for Lodz cogeneration plant

Veolia and Alstom have signed a turnkey contract for the construction of a complete Flue Gas Desulphurisation plant at a combined heat and power plant in Lodz, Poland.Read more about this news item

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