CHP use stalls in Europe

The use of combined heat and power (CHP) in Europe has stalled according to figures released by Eurostat – the body responsible for providing statistics for the EU. Its 2013 Statistical Pocketbook showed CHP’s share of electricity generated in the EU fell from 11.7% in 2010 to 11.2% in 2011. Although capacity rose by 0.4%,  […]

Gimme! MEPs talkin’ bout micro-Generation

MEPs on the energy and industry committee (ITRE) today voted in favour of a motion calling for more small scale electricity and heat generation across the continent. Large power plants dominate European energy supply but rising power prices are leading more businesses to see the value of owning their personal energy source. The new Micro-generation […]