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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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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COGEN Europe regrets EU leaders' side-lining of energy efficiency in EU 2030 package


COGEN Europe regrets the side-lining by EU leaders of energy efficiency in the 2030 climate and energy policy framework and urges the incoming European Commission to push for the practical adoption of energy-efficient solutions in Europe.

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EU energy security: COGEN Europe calls for swift implementation of Energy Efficiency Directive


COGEN Europe welcomes the increased focus on heat in the European Commission’s winter ‘stress test’ communication but calls for greater attention to reducing primary energy consumption in industry, the tertiary and residential sectors. Improving energy security in the longer term requires swift and forward-thinking implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive.

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Upcoming Events

5 Nov 2014

Heat 2014


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28 Nov 2014

Cogen Nederland Symposium

Driebergen, Netherlands

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27 - 28 Apr 2015

37th Euroheat & Power Congress

Tallinn, Estonia

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Cogeneration/CHP News

Sembcorp opens $635 Singaporean CHP plant

Sembcorp Industries has opened its second state-of-the-art cogeneration plant in Singapore as well as a new technology and innovation centre.Read more about this news item

UK Green Bank backs Citibank CCP project

The Green Investment Bank (GIB) is providing investment for energy efficient initiative being undertaken by Citibank.Read more about this news item

Energy from sewerage system heats and cools major military hospital

Budapest’s Military Hospital State Health Centre is now heated and cooled using energy recovered from urban sewage and wastewater networks.Read more about this news item

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