German university unveils plan for three CHP plants

Three combined heat and power (CHP) plants are planned for a German university and its associated medical school.

The University of Göttingen and University Medical Centre this week announced plans to develop a new, decentralized power and heat supply system, with two CHP plants to serve the university and one […]

By |November 17th, 2017|CHP|

CHP helps Bloomberg to achieve ‘world’s most sustainable building’

Combined heat and power (CHP) technology is playing its part in helping Bloomberg achieve the status of world’s most sustainable office building for its European headquarters.

Opening later this month in the City of London, the building achieved an ‘Outstanding’ rating against the BREEAM sustainability assessment method, with a 98.5 […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|CHP|

Positive forecast for CHP in post-election Germany

Germany will stage its general election on the 24th September and there is debate about the potential impact on the country’s energy policy, once the victors are known.

Argus reports that the next government, tipped to remain headed by Chancellor Angela Merkel and the CDU, will most likely extend support […]

By |September 1st, 2017|CHP, Markets, Political|

Vilnius CHP project gets green light from EC

 

Vilnus CHP project. Source: Lietuvos Energija (www.le.lt).
 

The European Commission (EC) has given its approval for a combined heat and power (CHP) project in Vilnius proposed by state-owned Lietuvos Energija.

According to a statement published on the website of Lithuania’s Ministry of Finance last week, EC’s technical assistance partnership Jaspers has […]

By |August 9th, 2017|CHP|

Fuel cell CHP plant to supply Seoul District Heating

A 20 MW fuel cell combined heat and power (CHP) plant has been inaugurated in Seoul, South Korea.

The Noeul Green Energy Co plant was constructed by South Korea’s Posco Energy and features technology from US-based FuelCell Energy.

The plant is owned by South Korea’s largest utility, Korea Hydro & Nuclear […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|CHP|

New technology to boost decentralized energy

 
A new drying technique developed in Finland is likely to benefit combined heat and power and heat network technologies.
An artificial dryer deployed at the Natural Resources Institute Finland is being used to dry wood chips in a way that makes them more effective for bioenergy use.

The dryer, in the […]

By |March 1st, 2017|Biomass, CHP|

$346m combined heat and power plant for Berlin

Vattenfall says it is demonstrating its commitment to Berlin’s environmental objectives through its plan to develop a combined heat and power plant in the city.

The new $346m new gas-fired combined cycle heat and power plant will be located in the Berlin district of Marzahn-Hellersdorf.

“This decision is a clear commitment […]

By |February 8th, 2017|CHP|

Brussels approves high efficiency cogeneration plants in Germany

The European Commission has approved support for four highly-efficient cogeneration plants in Germany.

In November 2016, Germany notified to the Commission plans to grant premiums for the plants. These individual measures are granted under Germany’s 2016 Combined Heat and Generation Act (CHP Act), which the Commission approved under EU state […]

By |December 19th, 2016|CHP|

EU Commission approves German CHP support

The European Commission has concluded an investigation into potential state aid for German combined heat and power and found that the support improves the integration of cogeneration into the electricity market and is in line with EU state aid rules.

Brussels said the policy was in line in particular with […]

By |October 27th, 2016|CHP|

Commission clarifies parameters for CHP reference scenario

The European Commission has clarified some changes in its approach to analysing the projected development of the combined heat and power sector within the European Union.

There has been an overhaul of the methodological approach to the EU Reference Scenario 2016, which sees a change being undertaken in the industrial […]

By |October 10th, 2016|CHP, Political|
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