“Hard to crack”: NHS hospital gets combined heat and power plant

A Blackpool NHS hospital is getting a combined heat and power (CHP) plant to supply it with roughly 25-30% of the electricity and 50-60% of the heat it needs. The 100kW system at Clifton Hospital, which has three 24-bed wards and offers day care for the elderly, will produce nearly two million kilowatt hours of […]

Luxury CHP: Waldorf Astoria and Hilton hotels pick clean energy

Luxury hotel the Waldorf Astoria in London (pictured) and the Hilton Liverpool are two of four hotels in the UK which will be installing combined heat and power systems. American utility EuroSite Power says the various CHP systems it will install could produce roughly 4.8 MW of energy a year and could cut the emissions of the […]

How to CHP and why?

Paul Hamblyn explains how to use combined heat and power Other CHP stories: Tesco biofuel gets ROC status Large on-site renewables “squeezed out” in EMR UK’s biggest CHP plant built in Fife

CRC players ‘dumbfounded’ by shock change

The news from yesterday’s Spending Review that revenue from the CRC would go into the government’s coffers rather than be recycled back to participants has sent shockwaves through the UK energy world. Yesterday afternoon at the European Future Energy Forum, industry players were reeling from the news and a presentation on the CRC was rapidly […]

CRC deadline looms but some firms ‘just haven’t heard about it’

With just 11 days to go until the CRC deadline, an expert on the scheme claims that “your average private company that is affected by the legislation just hasn’t heard about it”. The deadline to register for the CRC is September 30, and from the following day those companies that have failed to file their […]