More Micro CHP News

Al Gore’s new HQ powered by fuel cell CHP


Former US vice-president Al Gore’s new London, England headquarters is to be powered by fuel cell combined heat and power technology.

University of California cogeneration plant gets its power back


Power has been restored to the University of California at Berkeley's cogeneration plant, which had been without power since an explosion damaged the campus's underground power lines on 30 September.

Fuel Cell CHP Plant Delivered to German Ministry


Fuel cell power plant provider FuelCell Energy Solutions (FCES) has announced delivery of a combined heat and power plant to the German education and research ministry’s Berlin office complex, which is currently under construction.

More for less – incentivizing energy efficiency


What if energy suppliers could be incentivized to sell efficiency rather than kilowatt-hours? To be rewarded financially for the efforts they make to maximise the efficiency with which they turn fuel into useful energy, rather than for each unit of energy they sell to their customers?

Micro fuel cell-based CHP units installed in Germany


The two first micro fuel cell-based combined heat and power (FC-CHP) units have been officially installed in Germany with developers behind the ene.field project seeking to demonstrate the environmental and economic imperative of the technology.

New EU resolution expected to boost micro-CHP uptake


The adoption by the European Parliament of a microgeneration resolution that highlights the need to unlock the potential of small-scale technologies, such as micro-cogeneration has been warmly welcomed by COGEN Europe.

$18m designated for Connecticut microgrids


Nine communities in the US state of Connecticut will share $18m as part of a microgrid project designed to maintain critical buildings during electric grid outages often caused by severe weather.

BlueGEN micro-CHP to target fuel poverty in UK


Ceramic Fuels Cells Ltd (CFCL) has launched a new initiative called ‘free BlueGEN’, which will see its fuel cell micro-CHP systems installed for free in the UK.

Fuel cells overtake engines in micro CHP scene


According to industry analysis from Edinburgh-based Delta-ee, fuel cells are now outselling engines as the most common technology employed in micro-CHP systems for the first time on record.

E.ON makes substantial investment in fuel cell firm


Germany-based E.ON has invested $100m in a California-based fuel cell manufacturer

International retailer to install CHP in German and Russia stores


METRO Cash & Carry, in partnership with Germany utility E.ON, is installing advanced gas-fired micro-CHP units at two of its wholesale stores in Germany and two in Russia.

COGEN Europe welcomes debate on microgeneration


The recent initiative of MEP Judith Merkies to start a debate on the important but often overlooked role of microgeneration, including micro-CHP, in the context of EU energy and goals has been welcomed by COGEN Europe.

Report highlights adavantages of CHP-Smart Grid relationship


A new report has put forward the advantages of micro CHP and in particular its potential use in combining with Smart Grid technology.

UK’s micro-CHP exponents outline Smart Grid vision


A report by Ecuity Consulting sets out the vision of leading micro CHP companies about how it can effectively engage with Smart Grid technology to ‘revolutionise home heating.’

BlueGEN, a potential beneficiary of German state subsidy


Australian firm, Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited has been informed that the state of North Rhine-Westfalia (NRW) in Germany has started to implement its recently announced mCHP (micro combined heat and power) subsidy policy.

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