27 Mar '13, 12pm

Micro CHP report powers heated discussion about UK energy future: Leading companies in the micro combined heat...

A new report produced by Ecuity Consulting sets out how the emerging micro combined heat and power (micro CHP) technologies – Stirling engine, Organic Rankine cycle, and fuel cell – could revolutionise home heating in the UK. It also suggests a support framework to allow consumers who let their heating system also power their house be rewarded for the full value they bring to the energy system. ‘Micro CHP should be able to reach the parts other low-carbon and renewable energy products cannot reach,’ says Ian Manders, Deputy Director and Head of Development of the Combined Heat and Power Association . The electricity generated by micro CHP, in tandem with smart grid and energy storage innovations, can help the grid to cope with capacity constraints and short-term spikes in demand. Alongside power generation benefits, micro CHP is also the most cost-effective gas-fuelled ind...

Full article: http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/31489/micro-chp-...

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