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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Please click here to read our latest Case Study, focusing on Neas Energy (Denmark): "The role of aggregators in bringing district heating and electricity networks together: integrated supply maximising the value of energy assets."


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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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COGEN Europe Recognition Awards 2015: Apply Now!


Each year COGEN Europe recognises those who have contributed most to cogeneration through outstanding performance and achievement. The COGEN Europe Recognition Awards are an opportunity for individuals and organisations to gain recognition for their achievements in developing, applying and promoting cogeneration, and to demonstrate the strengths and skills of the cogeneration sector in the EU.

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High-efficiency CHP to help deliver much-needed network services to electricity system


To address the challenges of a high level of intermittent renewables in the electricity network, the design of network services and related markets must allow high efficiency market actors to participate. Incorporating these actors enables the network to fully harness the best resources currently available. In addition, the market design should promote high efficiency as part of service provision, as clearly set out in the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Third Energy Market Liberalisation package.

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Energy Efficiency Directive: Guidelines on Comprehensive Assessment and Cost Benefit Analysis


A new report from Challoch Energy (a member of COGEN Europe) provides valuable guidelines for national decision-makers on how to implement Article 14 of the EU's Energy Efficiency Directive (EED).

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Upcoming Events

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

Commission director emphasises energy efficiency role in Horizon

Opportunities for district heating and cooling in the Energy Efficiency section of the Horizon 2020 Energy Challenge were presented at an Information Day organised by the European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) in Brussels last week.Read more about this news item

Micro-CHP 'underperforming' in Europe, says report

Despite the technology’s potential for energy savings, micro-CHP is 'underperforming’ in European markets, a new report has found.  Read more about this news item

Cogeneration role at Battersea Tower

Developer Barratt Homes has submitted detailed plans to Wandsworth Council in London for the proposed redevelopment of a vacant site on the southern bank of the river Thames into a residential-led development with 135 homes.Read more about this news item

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