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  1. 12 Sep 2013

    The multiple benefits of micro-cogeneration technologies receive further recognition at European level

    COGEN Europe applauds today’s adoption by the European Parliament of a Microgeneration Resolution that highlights the need to unlock the potential of small-scale technologies such as micro-cogeneration.

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  2. 6 Sep 2013

    Press Release: The ene.field project successfully installs its two first micro fuel cell-based combined heat and power units

    Today the two first micro fuel cell-based combined heat and power (FC-CHP) units were officially installed in Germany (Homburg and Munich) by ene.field project partners BAXI INNOTECH GmbH and Elcore GmbH.

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  3. 9 Jul 2013

    COGEN Europe Position Paper on Micro-CHP

    Micro-CHP is the state-of-the-art energy supply solution for European homes and small businesses, already delivering today in its journey to the energy system of the future. Putting the cogeneration principle to use for citizens and small businesses creates a new relationship between them and the energy market. The merits of this flexible, controllable, energy-efficient technology need to be better recognised through an appropriate policy structure so that it can contribute fully to the EU 2020 objectives and beyond.

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  4. 9 Jul 2013

    Press Release: COGEN Europe welcomes the progress made by the European Parliament on the Micro-generation Resolution

    The European Parliament ITRE Committee gave support by overwhelming majority to the Micro-generation Resolution, put forward by rapporteur Ms. Judith Merkies. Today saw also the publication by COGEN Europe of a new briefing paper which features the concrete steps at the EU and national levels that need to be taken in order to unleash the potential of micro-CHP and fulfil Europe’s key climate and energy priorities.

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  5. 27 Jun 2013

    Position Paper: Heat Coalition position on Green Paper "A 2030 framework on climate and energy policies"

    The existing legislative framework looking up to 2020 does not address heating and cooling in a coherent way. Looking into the future, the Energy Roadmap 2050 rightly acknowledges that renewable heating and cooling and waste heat recovery are vital to decarbonisation, yet it falls short in drawing the necessary consequences for policy making and implementation. Again, more focus is given to the electricity sector. The other recent communication from the Commission on energy technology and innovation does not have any focus on heat.

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