COGEN Europe

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

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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Case study of the week

Crowne Plaza “Le Palace Hotel” in Brussels is part of the PANDOX group and has 350 rooms and an area of 28,000 m². Compared to 2008, the hotel has reduced its 2010 energy consumption by 60% in natural gas and 20% in electricity through the implementation of energy savings actions.      


Latest News

COGEN Europe Awards recognise innovation in EU CHP sector


Fortum, Dalkia Hungary and the University of Warwick were honoured by the European cogeneration sector during the 2014 COGEN Europe Annual Dinner for their outstanding contributions to the industry.

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COGEN Europe Annual Conference sheds light on EU CHP sector


As a cost-effective means of making energy-efficiency gains, cogeneration – also known as combined heat and power (CHP) – represents a tremendous opportunity for Europe, heard participants in the opening session of the COGEN Europe Annual Conference in Brussels on 3 April.

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Micro-CHP projections to 2020 reveal new opportunities for sector in Europe


Micro-CHP technologies are the latest addition to the combined heat and power (CHP) family, entering the market as Europe shifts towards a consumer-led, low-carbon and efficient energy system. Leading markets for micro-CHP include Germany, the UK and the Netherlands. However, in order to speed up market deployment across Europe, the industry needs a more conducive policy framework, greater involvement from the wider energy sector and more innovative business models.

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Upcoming Events

28 - 29 Apr 2014

Euroheat & Power Annual Conference 2014


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12 - 14 May 2014

15th Scientific Conference: Electric Power Engineering 2014

Brno, Czech Republic

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22 May 2014

CHP/Renewable/District Heating Conferences & Networking Event


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Cogeneration/CHP News

Cogen targeted as South Africa looks to stop outages

The government of South Africa is planning to deploy more combined heat and power plants as part of an overall plan to boost capacity and prevent future blackouts.Read more about this news item

GE on-site technology to benefit Brazilian offshore facilities

GE’s new distributed power business is providing its technology to the Brazilian offshore oil and gas fleet.Read more about this news item

Canadian city to build two new CHP plants

The Canadian state of Ontario minister of energy has announced that two new combined heat and power plants are to be built in the city of Guelph.Read more about this news item

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