The CHPA, with support from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, are organising a free, one-day workshop for NHS energy buyers.
A recent conference at Nabarro’s offices looked at how CHP could be used in datacentres.
The Chancellor has rejected calls from across manufacturing industry to reinstate the tax incentive for highly efficient combined heat and power (CHP) technology. The decision will leave many businesses with no alternative but to switch off their plant when the change comes in to effect in 2013. 130,000 manufacturing jobs today depend on CHP to provide reliable, low-carbon energy.
John Sauven, Executive Director of Greenpeace, has written to Energy Secretary Edward Davey supporting the use of CHP in industry and highlighting threats to the viability of the sector in the upcoming Budget.
New report launched by the Combined Heat and Power Association
The microCHP industry’s three industry bodies today welcomed key commitments by the Minister for Energy and Climate Change (Greg Barker MP) to boost government support for micro-combined heat and power systems installed in homes.
Combined heat and power and district heating infrastructure delivered the majority of London’s emissions savings in 2010 and have the greatest potential for future deployment, according to a review of the capital’s energy policies published last week by the Greater London Authority (GLA).
The Secretary of State, Rt. Hon. Chris Huhne MP, today announced the Government’s Carbon Plan, setting out the plans for achieving the emissions reductions committed to in the first four ‘Carbon Budgets’ covering the period to 2027.
The National Infrastructure Plan, published today, has pointed to an increasing role for district heating networks.
The Government should raise the feed in tariff for micro-CHP to accelerate the take up of the home boiler replacement technology: this will safeguard jobs and provide cost-effective low-carbon heating and hot water for consumers, say industry representatives.
The CHPA Awards, showcasing achievement, innovation and best practice from across the combined heat and power and district heating sector, were presented by Alan Whitehead MP on 22 November.
The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change presented his second Annual Energy Statement to Parliament today. The Statement reflected a new emphasis in energy policy on energy efficiency, with a commitment that ‘energy saving is now an equal priority with energy production’.
Addressing questions from the industry at the annual conference of the Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA), Energy Minister Greg Barker MP has today set out an ambitious vision for CHP in industries, communities and households.
An industry body representing several microCHP developers and distributors welcomed energy minister Greg Barker’s part of his statement yesterday in parliament on microCHP.
The CHPA welcomed the Government’s proposals that renewable CHP plants will be able to access support through the Renewables Obligation past 2013. Proposals in the RO consultation will enable projects currently under construction to receive an additional 0.5 ROCs for operating as an energy-efficient CHP plant.