More Micro CHP News

Encouraging statistics for UK’s CHP sector

31/10/2013

The UK’s Department for Energy and Climate Change’s latest energy statistics has shown a steady rise in cogeneration capacity.

UBC Vancouver demoing a first in CHP

24/10/2013

The Bioenergy Research & Demonstration Facility on the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada is the first demonstration of its kind in the world of a community-scale combined heat and power (CHP) system fuelled by biomass.

Parliament says cogeneration is central to Europe's energy future

21/10/2013

A draft European Parliament report on the EU’s 2030 climate and energy policy has emphasised the centrality of cogeneration to Europe’s energy future.

 

Britain’s biggest fuel cell installed as part of London CHP project

21/10/2013

The UK’s largest fuel cell system has been installed as part of a central London redevelopment project.

Japan’s new power sources – to include CHP?

15/10/2013

It’s not often that the decentralized energy spotlight is shone into Japan, yet, with the ‘fallout’ from the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and destruction of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant still in the air, there is a good deal of interest in how the country will realign its energy and electricity policies.

Al Gore’s new HQ powered by fuel cell CHP

15/10/2013

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

14/10/2013

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

08/10/2013

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

17/09/2013

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

17/09/2013

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

13/09/2013

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

25/07/2013

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

22/07/2013

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

15/07/2013

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

17/06/2013

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

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