More Micro CHP News

$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.

European micro-CHP market at risk from fickle support


The micro-CHP market in Europe is being threatened by “a mixed policy outlook and fickle government support” according to a new report.

Mega trial opens Europe to micro-CHP


Although Elcore GmbH, a German maker of fuel cell micro-CHP units, only has a few of its products in homes in its domestic market, it already has high hopes of selling ...

UK politicians educated on fuel cell potential


A seminar aimed at educating members of parliament in Westminster, London was held last week, with peers hearing the argument in favour of the Feed-In-Tarriff being expanded to take in fuel cell technology.

Panasonic launches cheaper home fuel cell


Panasonic and Tokyo Gas are launching a cheaper, smaller Ene-farm unit onto Japan’s booming micro-CHP home fuel cell market.

Fuel cell micro-CHP crosses into Japan’s commercial sector


Following the success of fuel cell micro-CHP in Japan’s domestic sector, Miura Kogyo has launched a 4.2 kW fuel cell aimed at small commercial applications in the country.

Apple attempts to reclaim fuel cell power title


US computer giant Apple has applied to the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC)to expand the landfill gas powered fuel cell facility at its Maiden data centre from 4.8 MW up to 10 MW.

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