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  1. 12 Sep 2014

    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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  2. 9 Sep 2014

    Cogeneration principle still providing 11% of Europe's electricity

    Cogeneration – also known as combined heat and power (CHP) – penetration in the EU remains flat according to data released recently by Eurostat. The 2012 figures also reveal that renewable fuels continue to gain ground in Europe's CHP fleet.

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  3. 24 Jun 2014

    No energy transition without sustainable heat

    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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  4. 19 Jun 2014

    Policymakers must address role of heat in fuelling EU economy

    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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  5. 28 May 2014

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

    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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