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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.      

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No energy transition without sustainable heat

2014-06-24

Heating and cooling account for nearly half of the final energy consumed in the European Union. Marie Donnelly, Director of Renewables, Research and Innovation, and Energy Efficiency in DG Energy, underlined the European Commission’s growing awareness of the need to address this key sector as part of the EU’s broader energy policy during a special event in Brussels today.

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Policymakers must address role of heat in fuelling EU economy

2014-06-19

Around half of the final energy consumed in the EU is used in industrial processes, and to heat and cool commercial buildings and households. Yet despite the huge economic significance of this demand, the European Commission is yet to produce a comprehensive strategy for assessing how heat-related policies could help the EU to meet its climate and energy objectives while ensuring growth and competitiveness. COGEN Europe has joined forces with Euroheat & Power to hold a high-level policy event focusing on the crucial issue of delivering competitive and sustainable heat to industry and the residential sector.

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Cogeneration's role in boosting EU supply security: time to revisit this no-regret policy path

2014-05-28

The publication today of the EU's new Energy Security Strategy puts energy efficiency firmly on the EU security of supply agenda and re-emphasises the fundamental importance of making further energy efficiency efforts in Europe in the next EU institutional cycle.

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Upcoming Events

17 - 19 Sep 2014

International Gas Union Research Conference

Copenhagen, Denmark

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30 Sep 2014

COGEN Portugal: 16th Annual Conference

Lisbon, Portugal

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2 Oct 2014

Belgium: National CHP Day

Groot-Bijgaarden

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Cogeneration/CHP News

Singapore turns to CHP to keep a lid on emissions

After a three-year collaboration, the Experimental Power Grid Center (EPGC) at Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Japanese electronics company Hitachi have completed and commissioned a combined heat and power plant pilot plant to harness waste heat, and convert it to energy to power air-conditioning.Read more about this news item

Scottish local energy initiative raises £800,000

A technology developed by IE-CHP, which aims to generate electricity and heat in residential buildings, has won investment from SSE, Intelligent Energy and the Scottish Investment Bank.Read more about this news item

A magic solution to European utility woes

The utility death spiral of late repute may not quite be a reality, but there’s no doubt that the European utility business model is under serious pressure.Read more about this news item

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