Micro-CHP in buildings

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COGEN Europe 2050 Vision

The cogeneration sector is committed to the creation of a resilient, decentralised and carbon neutral European energy system by 2050 with cogeneration as its backbone, empowering European citizens and industry to generate their own efficient,...

Fuel Cell micro-Cogeneration: Putting empowered European citizens on the road to a low-carbon energy future!

Key challenge for sustainable energy future is the path towards 2050: buildings are responsible for 40% of the energy consumption, and 80% goes for heating and cooling.   Moreover, the intermittent availability of renewable energy sources and the...

OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires...

European project EDen (High Energy Density Mg-based Metal Hydrides Storage System) for Building Energy Storage Managment (Electrical and Heat)

The Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK), through its REET and PAM-SE research units, will be coordinating the European project EDen (High Energy Density Mg-based Metal Hydrides Storage System) on hydrogen storage in novel materials. This is a...

OVERVIEW - Micro-CHP: the Next Generation Solution

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-...

ene.field – the smart energy solution – European project gains further momentum

ene.field, which will place up to 1,000 micro FC-CHP units in homes in Europe, is working closely with the Callux project, Germany’s biggest demonstration of fuel cell heating systems for domestic use. Partners of the ene.field team are...

ene.field Website Launch

The ene.field project is the largest European demonstration of the latest smart energy solution for private homes, micro-CHP. It would enable up to 1,000 households across europe to experience the benefits of this new energy solution.The...

New Europe-wide initiative to exploit the existing cogeneration potential: CODE2

The new Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), repealing the Cogeneration Directive, provides a new legal tool for cogeneration by proposing national heating and cooling plans and other policy initiatives. The CODE2 experts will incorporate as...

Vote in the ITRE Committee on the draft Energy Efficiency Directive COM (2011) 370

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Radical changes in home heating needed to meet carbon targets, says UK Royal Academy of Engineering

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