COGEN Europe

The European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration

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  1. 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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  2. 27 Jun 2013

    Heat Coalition position on Green Paper "A 2030 framework for 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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  3. 17 Jun 2013

    COGEN Europe Position Paper on “A framework for 2030 climate and energy policies”

    COGEN Europe, the European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration welcomes the European Commission initiative to hold a thorough debate on the future framework for climate & energy policies in Europe.

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  4. 27 Mar 2013

    Heat Coalition Press Release - Reaction to the Green Paper "A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies"

    “The debate must include heating and cooling” urges the Heat Coalition as the Green Paper “A 2030 framework for climate and energy policies” is published today According to the Heat Coalition, a platform gathering 11 European associations with a stake in the heating and cooling sector, the forthcoming climate and energy policy framework must adequately address the future role of the heating and cooling sector, as it accounts for no less than 45% of the final energy consumption in Europe today.

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  5. 28 Feb 2013

    COGEN Europe Position Paper on EU ETS structural reform options

    The cogeneration sector welcomes the discussion on a reform of the EU ETS Directive as a powerful opportunity to produce the best architecture to encourage the operation and development of CHP installations, and gives its comments on the six suggested policy options.

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