Germany awards 112 MW in CHP tenders

Germany has awarded contracts for just under 21 MW in its first tender for ‘innovative combined heat and power (CHP) systems’. The country’s Federal Network Agency (Bundesnetzagentur) said seven bids totalling around 23 MW had been received, but two bids were invalid.

The average price for the winning bids was […]

By |June 14th, 2018|CHP|

Milestone for CHP in German ‘bioenergy village’

Since 2011, an energy self-sufficient village in Germany has generated 1500 MWh and 3600 MWth with a biomass-based combined heat and power (CHP) system.

The system from Lower Bavaria-based biomass CHP specialist Spanner Re2 supplies the Bioenergiedorf (Bioenergy Village) Engelsberg in the Bavarian municipality of Lauterhofen. The installation includes a […]

By |June 8th, 2018|CHP|

World’s largest chemical producer ‘convinced’ on merits of combined heat and power

BASF, the world’s largest chemical producer has put its faith in combined heat and power plants (CHP), as a means of efficiently serving its facilities energy needs.

The company has been using CHP to heat and power its facilities for over 20 years and Dr. Claus Beckmann, Head of Energy […]

By |April 20th, 2018|CHP|

New District Energy White Paper edition

The new District Energy White Paper edition has been updated, and it includes four new articles:

Symbiosis Between the World’s Largest Solar Heating and CHP Plant (page 15)
Bunhill Heat and Power (page 17)
Global Renewable Energy and Energy Security Focus in the Heating Sector (page 32)
Copenhagen Markets (page 33)

Read the White Paper […]

New study: Denmark is perfect for future energy plants

In the years leading up to 2035, the amount of wind and solar power in the Northern European energy system will grow to the extent that new energy plants which can convert electricity into other energy products will become cost-effective, especially in Denmark.
Heading towards 2035, the nature of central […]

Visit from Polish district heating companies

DBDH and the Danish Embassy in Warsaw, Poland, this week organizes a study trip for 23 representatives of district heating companies operating in Poland.

The study trip comprises visits to utilities in Zealand and Jutland and will include the most modern examples of 4G   – the fourth generation district heating […]

Belgian certification scheme to benefit CHP operators

The European Union has approved a scheme aimed at rewarding renewable energy and combined heat and power plant operators whose processes conserve energy.

Energy Live News reports that the ruling said the initiatives in Flanders were in line with EU State aid rules because they contribute to reaching international energy […]

By |February 19th, 2018|CHP|

CHP to replace nuclear power in Belgium

Belgium’s cogeneration operators claim they are in pole position to replace nuclear power plants scheduled for phase out in the middle of the next decade.

The Brussels Times reports that cogeneration is part of the overall plan for the closure of nuclear power stations, anticipated for 2025.

Cogeneration power stations currently […]

By |February 7th, 2018|CHP|

CHP project funding site launches in US

A website dedicated to matching combined heat and power (CHP) project developers with investors has been launched in the US.

The mission of CHP-Funder.com is “to speed time-to-funding for viable CHP projects and to connect such projects to the broader venture capital market”, according to a statement.

The new site aims […]

By |February 1st, 2018|CHP|

Finland faces power crunch as CHP units approach retirement

Finland is facing a challenge, as a combination of factors, including ageing combined heat and power plants (CHP), combine to threaten its power supplies.

The country imports 23.9 per cent of its power and around one third comes from its CHP plants, many of which are approaching end of life […]

By |January 30th, 2018|CHP|
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