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  1. UK Green Investment Bank announces programme of support to finance NHS energy efficiency

    3 Apr 2014

    The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has today announced its fourth investment in the NHS. GIB will be providing £1.1m to finance the £3.1m energy efficiency project with Cheltenham General Hospital, managed by Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust).

  2. Landmark energy efficiency deal signed at St Bartholomew’s Hospital

    3 Apr 2014

    A new, low-carbon combined cooling, heating and power solution is being created for St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London as part of the first fully-financed PFI deal of its kind.

  3. University of Warwick wins innovation award for district heating

    3 Apr 2014

    University of Warwick was presented with Cogen Europe's prestigious Technology/Innovation Award 2014 for the central role it gives to CHP in its energy and carbon strategy.

  4. DECC warned over delay to energy efficiency rules for private landlords

    3 Apr 2014

    The government is today facing fresh calls to set minimum energy efficiency standards for private rented homes in an effort to slash energy bills for tenants and reduce the carbon emissions from the nation's draughty homes.

  5. Combined Heat and Power Process Engineer - Rome, Italy

    2 Apr 2014

    The PMT Combined Heat and Power, CHP, Engineer supports the Co-Gen specialist in all associated technical activities. He/She will also take responsibility for the quality and integrity of CHP package of the facility and involves him/herself with the day to day activities of the Utilities and Off-sites by defining interfaces, resolving queries and interpreting owner requirements.

  6. Category Manager for Combined Heat & Power (Essen - Germany)

    2 Apr 2014

    E.on is looking for a category manager to oversee company-wide management for all strategic procurement activities on international procurement markets for the respective category (Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Engines / Generating Sets and associated services), including tendering, bid evaluation, negotiation and contract management.

  7. Scottish Renewables Heat & Bioenergy Conference – 28 April, Perth Concert Hall, Perth

    2 Apr 2014

    Join Scottish Renewables at Scotland’s only Heat and Bioenergy Conference

  8. Ofgem - Renewables Obligation: Sustainability Criteria Guidance

    2 Apr 2014

    This document provides operators of generating stations using biomass (including renewable CHP) with guidance on how to comply with the sustainability requirements under the RO in England, Wales and Scotland and is effective from 1 April 2014.

  9. Vital Energi Powers Largest Central London Development in 150 years

    1 Apr 2014

    The City of London took a large step towards energy sustainability on Thursday 27th February, 2014 with the launch of the King’s Cross Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Energy Centre, designed and built by Blackburn and London-based sustainable energy experts Vital Energi.

  10. Minister of State, Fergus O’Dowd, TD, to officially open the New Edina Group Headquarters in Dublin

    1 Apr 2014

    Irish based Edina, Europe's leading renewable energy power generation company is proud to announce that Minister of State, Fergus O’Dowd will officially open their new headquarters in Swords, County Dublin on the 1st May 2014.

  11. Decentralised Energy 2014, London

    1 Apr 2014

    With the UK Government launching a £10m Urban Community Energy Fund earlier this year, and just last week awarding £500,000 to support the forming of community energy consortia’s to mentor smaller projects, there is no doubt that decentralised energy is becoming a key part of the UK energy landscape. The ongoing opportunity for CHP to be the cornerstone energy generation process of this growing industry is unquestionable. With that in mind, you are warmly invited to attend the Decentralised Energy 2014 Forum in London.

  12. Green Investment Bank - Cutting fuel demand is energy well spent

    1 Apr 2014

    Last week the Chancellor dedicated his budget to 'makers, doers and savers'. At the heart of it was a commitment to lower energy costs for our most energy intensive industries. The types of industry that is so important to the UK economy and our recovery.

  13. BIS Combined Heat and Power & District Heating Workshop

    1 Apr 2014

    This event, run by the Department for Business, Investment and Skills is designed with local authorities and local enterprise partnerships in mind and will explore a number of topics surrounding funding.

  14. New DECC Study | The potential for recovering and using surplus heat from industry

    28 Mar 2014

    Recovery and re-use of industrial waste heat is an attractive concept that could simultaneously reduce energy costs and CO2 emissions. This study has developed a novel approach to quantifying the opportunity involving the creation of an innovative techno-economic model that links energy and carbon prices and investor priorities with first of a kind databases of industrial waste heat protection, process heat use and heat recovery technologies.

  15. European CHP to make a big leap by 2020 reports COSPP

    28 Mar 2014

    A new report on the European combined heat and power (CHP) industry predicts that the sector will grow from its present capacity of 202 GW to 245 GW by 2020.

  16. Energy giant SSE pulls the plug on £800m biomass power plant plans

    28 Mar 2014

    Energy giant SSE has pulled the plug on a £800 million biomass power plant project a day after it binned plans for four huge offshore wind farms.

  17. DRAFT Consultation Response to Article 14(5)-(8) transposition of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive

    28 Mar 2014

    A draft copy of the CHPA's response to the consultation on the transposition of Article 14(5)-(8) in the EU Energy Efficiency Directive is now available in the members' area for comment.

  18. Big six energy suppliers could be broken up after Ofgem triggers full investigation

    27 Mar 2014

    Britain has been warned that it faces an energy investment freeze and a heightened risk of blackouts after the industry watchdog called for the deepest ever investigation into the big six power suppliers.

  19. Hospital's 'homemade' power saves £400k with CHP

    26 Mar 2014

    As energy bills continue to soar, Southampton General Hospital has started to produce homemade electricity that brings a saving of £400,000 a year.

  20. £2.1m funding boost for low carbon heating

    26 Mar 2014

    DECC has awarded 24 local authorities across England and Wales more than £2.1 million to support the development of heat network projects