German scheme extension to support CHP plants gets EU approval

The Commission said the scheme, approved until 2026, will further promote energy efficiency, lead to a better integration of co-generated power into the German electricity market and lower CO2 emissions, without distorting competition

EU approves Slovakia’s €1bn support for combined heat and power projects

The EU Commission said the CHP installations, which will be connected to district heating networks in the country, will not distort competition

EU approves Bulgaria’s €94m support for energy recovery cogeneration plant

Around 180,000 tonnes of unrecyclable municipal waste will be converted into power

EU approves €64m Polish support for waste-to-energy plant

The facility is expected to help divert around 160,000 tons of waste from landfill

EU approves electricity surcharge discounts in Greece

The Commission found the Greek measure and the adjustment plan are in line with EU State aid rules

EU approves German state aid for cogeneration power plants

Operators of the combined heat and power plants will receive a premium on top of the market price

EU approves German aid for efficient cogeneration plants

The Commission said the scheme does not lead to overcompensation or distort competition

EU approves cuts in surcharges for German, Italian energy intensive firms

The EU has approved reductions in extra charges for energy intensive firms in Germany and Italy. The Commission found measures to support operators of cogeneration plants, financed by a surcharge imposed on electricity consumption and connection, furthered EU energy and climate goals and increased competition in the marketplace. In 2016 the EU investigated whether German […]

AB and Cartiera di Momo: energy efficiency in the paper industry switches to cogeneration

AB’s cogeneration is confirmed as an ideal environment- and economy-friendly solution for companies and a perfect choice for energy-intensive sectors such as paper-cardboard-coated board production. Cartiera di Momo S.p.A., based in Momo (Novara), was born in 1963 and over the years has established itself as a dynamic European company. Cartiera di Momo has chosen to […]

‘Island mode’ CHP to make growing tomatoes more efficient

Intergrow Greenhouses was established in 1998 in Allegany County NY in an area of 15 acres, that has grown up to 70 acres over the years. The company grows a variety of tomatoes: beefsteak tomatoes, cherry tomatoes and tomatoes on the vine. The main market it supplies is the north-east area of the USA: New […]