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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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

28 Nov 2014

Cogen Nederland Symposium

Driebergen, Netherlands

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11 Dec 2014

CODE 2 Project: Final Dissemination Workshop

Brussels, Belgium

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27 - 28 Apr 2015

37th Euroheat & Power Congress

Tallinn, Estonia

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Cogeneration/CHP News

UK – the heat of the moment

The UK is waking up to the importance of heat in the bigger energy picture, and is planning a long-term project eventually to decarbonize the heat sector altogether, as well as electricity.Read more about this news item

Fuel cell micro-CHP systems installed in Germany and UK

The SOFT-PACT consortium has recently completed the penultimate phase of a European demonstration project of stationary fuel cell technology with the installation of more than 25 integrated fuel cells in UK and German homes.Read more about this news item

Global Micro-CHP market forecast to treble

The value of the global micro-CHP market will reach €3.2 billion in 2019, up from €0.9 billion in 2014, with new fuel cell technologies disrupting the market.Read more about this news item

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