Planning provides major boost for CHP and district heating in London

Date: 10 September 2013

 A new report on the London Plan highlights the impact in 2012 of the Mayor’s energy planning conditions. The results are providing a major boost for CHP and district heating in London.


The GLA report finds that the following has been secured through the planning process:
• £20 million of investment in new CHP plant able to produce 29MW of electricity and a similar amount of heat; and
• £133 million of investment in heat network infrastructure for approximately 53,000 communally heated dwellings.


The report concludes that 74MW of cumulative CHP electrical capacity has been created since 2010 to the end of 2012, broadly equivalent to the capacity required to supply 150,000 homes.


Source: CHPA

 A new report on the London Plan highlights the impact in 2012 of the Mayor’s energy planning conditions. The results are providing a major boost for CHP and district heating in London.


The GLA report finds that the following has been secured through the planning process:
• £20 million of investment in new CHP plant able to produce 29MW of electricity and a similar amount of heat; and
• £133 million of investment in heat network infrastructure for approximately 53,000 communally heated dwellings.


The report concludes that 74MW of cumulative CHP electrical capacity has been created since 2010 to the end of 2012, broadly equivalent to the capacity required to supply 150,000 homes.


Source: CHPA