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  • The UK’s Combined Heat and Power Association has called for concerted action between government and the energy industry to realise the potential for a further 8mn tonnes of carbon savings each year by 2015 through the increased use of combined heat and power. The current government target is to doub...

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  • Oil & Gas UK has published a new report which has highlighted the financial and practical risks of the UK government’s current energy policy - noting that natural gas should be used as an energy source for the future to a much greater extent than is currently envisaged by the Department of Energy an...

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  • The UK Society of British Gas Industries (SBGI) has set up a new membership section specifically aimed at potential players in the domestic combined heat and power (DCHP) market. According to John Stiggers, Director of SBGI, the potential benefits of domestic CHP are ‘impressive’. ‘Consumers could c...

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  • The need for cost-effective joining of plastic pipe for natural gas distribution companies is discussed. Methods based on fusion techniques are compared with a new mechanical connection technique developed by Perfection Corp. in Ohio. Cost-time comparisons are made for the installation of 75 ft of 0...

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  • Supported by economic revival, renewed industrial investment and changing power policies of governments, the struggling European cogeneration equipment market is on course for strong recovery, according to industry analyst Frost & Sullivan. Emerging from its recent downturn, this mature $1,481.7mn m...

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  • Biomass set for renewable energy gold KPMG’s annual survey of global renewable energy mergers and acquisitions (M&A) - Powering ahead: 2010 - has found a change in appetite from last year’s findings with biomass now as popular as solar and wind. Andy Cox, Energy Partner at KPMG in the UK, said: ‘Whi...

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  • ‘Despite the more difficult financing environment, we stand by our €63bn investment programme for 2007-2010,’ Wulf H Bernotat, CEO of Europe’s largest investor-owned energy company, E.ON, recently stated. He added: ‘Even if we choose to reassess the economic significance of each of our projects...

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  • Cash rewards for low carbon electricity and heating - feed-in tariffs from April Householders and communities that install low carbon electricity-generating technology such as solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, wind turbines up to 5 MW in size and micro-CHP systems will be entitled to claim payments fo...

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  • The world's largest energy companies, including EDF, E.ON, which owns Powergen, and RWE, are hoping to be part of the government's multi-billion pound nuclear building programme. The utility companies want to parcel nuclear power and deliver it to households and business customers. The German utilit...

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  • The government’s policy to close all coal-fired power stations by 2025, combined with the retirement of the majority of the UK’s ageing nuclear fleet and growing electricity demand, will leave the UK facing a 40–55% electricity supply gap, according to a report by the Institution of Mechanical Engin...

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