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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

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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UK Energy Minister confirmed as keynote speaker for CHPA's Heat 2014 event


UK Energy Minister Amber Rudd will address the vital issue of heat in the energy economy at the CHPA's Heat 2014 conference on 5 November.

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Cogeneration can power the EU's industrial renaissance


Increasing the CHP base in European industries can improve these companies' competitiveness, thereby contributing to the industrial renaissance powering Europe's economic recovery. It can also improve the efficiency and reduce the total cost of the whole electricity system, argues a new COGEN Europe Position Paper.

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Cogeneration must play greater role in EU 2030 climate and energy framework


By clearly including energy efficiency in the EU's overall climate and energy policy framework with the publication in July of the Energy Efficiency Communication, the European Commission has taken positive steps to highlight the contribution of energy efficiency in its own right towards achieving the EU's security of supply, competitiveness and environmental objectives. COGEN Europe has responded to the Commission Communication with the publication of a Position Paper.

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28 Nov 2014

Cogen Nederland Symposium

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Cogeneration/CHP News

Ecofys study points to methods for EU to slash emissions

A study by independent consultants Ecofys has highlighted the use of combined heat and power among other technologies as an effective way of reducing Europe’s gas imports and significantly cutting its carbon emissions.Read more about this news item

Belgian hospital gets solar roof

A solar project has begun operations on the roof of the Haute Senne hospital in Soignies, Wallonia, Belgium.Read more about this news item

Wind PPA for Chile gold and silver mine

Seawind Holdings SpA has signed a power purchase agreement with Compañia Minera Cerro Bayo Limitada to supply power to the isolated electrical grid system of the Cerro Bayo mining project in Chile.Read more about this news item

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