Micro-CHP in buildings

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Practical experience with a fuel cell unit for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generation on the building level

Introduction The previous REHVA Journal article “Micro-Combined Heat and Power (Micro-CHP) Appliances for one- or two-family houses for more energy efficiency” described the common technologies “Stirling Engine”,” Internal...
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COGEN Europe Annual Conference & Dinner 2014

The COGEN Europe Annual Conference & Dinner is the biggest annual gathering of cogeneration stakeholders in Europe and an opportunity for policy, business and research experts to meet and exchange views.COGEN Europe’s Annual Conference...
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Veille sur les technologies émergentes de chauffage, ventilation, climatisation, production d'ECS

This report from the French Program RAGE 2012 provides the results of a technological survey operated in July 2012 by CETIAT about innovative HVAC systems for buildings. It covers: hybrid systems (heat pump + boiler), micro-CHP, very low...
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IEA ECBES Annex 42 The Simulation of Building-Integrated Fuel Cell and Other Cogeneration Systems (COGEN-SIM) - Final Report

This is the final report of Annex 42 of the IEA ECBCS (Energy Conservation in Buildings and Community Systems)

The objectives of Annex 42 were to develop simulation models that advance the design, operation and analysis of residential...

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OVERVIEW - Micro-CHP: the Next Generation Solution

For existing buildings, heat demand remains high and the ability to retrofit many renewable technologies is physically limited. For much of the existing housing stock, micro-Combined Heat and Power (micro-CHP) is therefore the next...

Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own! What is micro-CHP?Micro-CHP refers to the small-...
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CODE Project

The CODE (Cogeneration Observatory and Dissemination Europe) project ran from 2008-2011 and was an EU-wide independent assessment of the progress of the Cogeneration Directive 2004/08/EC. By giving rapid assessment on the Directive’s deployment...

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Government Support for Micro-CHP in Europe - Critical aspects of transition from Field Tests to Mass Production

Micro-CHP (mCHP) is the small scale generation of heat and electricity simultaneously, from a single energy source, in individual homes or buildings. The initial success has been based on the deployment of internal combustion engine (ICE), with...

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Cogeneration 2050: the role of cogeneration in a European decarbonised energy system

It is difficult to argue that Europe can afford to waste energy. Increasing fuel prices, security of supply, increasing global competition and budget constraints all signal that Europe must shift to a more efficient energy future.
Using the...