Micro-CHP in buildings

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OWI (Oel-Waerme-Institut GmbH, Germany)

Oel-Waerme-Institut GmbH (OWI), located in Aachen, Germany, was established in 1998. The shareholders are Prof. Heinrich Köhne, Dr. Klaus Lucka, RWTH Aachen, the Institute of Economic Oil Heating (IWO) and the German Association of Combustible and...

Residential Fuel Cell Cogeneration System

In May 2009, Panasonic launched the residential fuel cell cogeneration system called “ENE-FARM” which was the first commercialised residential fuel cell in the world. Following the first generation model, Panasonic launched the second generation...

Vaillant EcoPOWER 1.0 (Honda mCHP)

The Honda unit is the first micro-CHP with an internal combustion engine to enable an economical use of a micro CHP for single family houses in Germany and features an innovative and compact EXlink engine resulting in a high electrical efficiency of...

COGEN Europe Annual Conference & Dinner 2012

COGEN Europe is pleased to announce its upcoming Annual Conference & Dinner 2012. The Conference (3-4 May) is the biggest annual gathering of cogeneration stakeholders in Europe and the dinner (evening of 3 May) is an opportunity for policy,...
Array  The largest annual cogeneration event in EuropeFind the draft programme, including the possibility to register (conference and/or dinner), here.

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

COGEN Europe gives a cautious welcome to the adoption of ITRE report on the Energy Efficiency Directive, but sees it falling short of delivering a European vision for CHP
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¨Heat: degrees of comfort¨

The RAE´s report looks at the challenges of matching the demand for domestic heating with the binding requirement to reduce overall carbon emissions. The report also looks at new technologies including heat pumps, considers options such as district...
For more information, please click here to go to the Royal Academy of Engineering´s website.

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

A fundamental change is needed in home heating in order for the UK to meet its 2050 target for CO2 emissions according to a report published on the 12 January, 2012 by the Royal Academy of Engineering. Even with the most modern gas boilers and...
To read the RAE press release, please click here.

CHPA - Combined Heat & Power Association

The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) is the leading advocate of an integrated approach to delivering energy services using combined heat and power and district heating.
The Association has over 100 members active across a range of technologies and markets and is widely recognised as one of the leading industry bodies in the sustainable energy sector. The CHPA works to promote a greater awareness and...