Micro-CHP in buildings

Case

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...
Event

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.
News

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
To read the complete article and original press release, please click here.
Publication

¨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...
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News

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.
Link

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...
News

UK: CHP and district heating most effective for decarbonising cities says GLA report

Combined heat and power (CHP) and district heating infrastructure delivered the majority of London’s emissions savings in 2010 and have the greatest potential for future deployment, according to a review of the capital’s energy policies published...
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Case

Käthe Kollwitz School, Aachen

The school, built in 1951 and extended in 1995, had passed its prime. A comprehensive building refurbishment was seen as the way to improve classroom conditions significantly, while reducing energy costs.
Building summaryLocationBayernallee 6, 52066 Aachen, Nordrhein-WestfalenYear of construction1951Refurbished2003Building ownerStadt Aachen (+ Betreiber, Nutzer)Gross floor area8.737 m2Key aspectsHeat...