Combined heat and power units use the heat generated while producing electricity to heat water and provide space heating.
Available in different sizes - micro, mini and large - the combined heat and power unit’s primary task is to generate electricity for immediate consumption. However, the technology makes it possible to ‘recycle’ the heat generated to heat hot water, provide space heating or heat for other processes.
- Greater security of supply as the CHP generates ‘on site’ electricity
- No transmission losses
- Income potential by exporting back to the grid
- Lower fuel bills
- Lower CO2 emissions as the CHP replaces a traditional boiler
- Waste heat is used to heat the water and space heating supply
Micro CHP systems produce heat for hot water and space heating and electricity for individual homes.
Electricity and heat produced this way is an energy efficient alternative to conventional gas-fired generation. We intend to launch class-leading technology in the near future.
- Reduces carbon emissions
- Lowers electricity costs
- Constant source of reliable energy all year round
- Lessens the impact on the environment
- Reduces heating and hot water costs Works well with other microgeneration technologies
- Can be expanded to meet large demand
- Can help meet legal and regulatory carbon reduction targets
Micro CHP on a larger scale - save more money and reduce CO2 emissions even further
Mini CHP is often used in single, larger public or private buildings such as hospitals, schools and offices. Operating principles are the same as those for Micro CHP, but at a larger scale. Therefore the benefits are all enhanced, saving more money, more energy and reducing CO2 emissions.
Large Scale CHP
Delivering sustainable energy to 'whole site' developments
Large scale, decentralised energy plants can service the electricity, heating and hot water needs of ‘whole site’ developments. At the heart of the energy centre are usually larger CHP units, supplemented by gas-fired boilers if required to deliver additional capacity.
Thermal stores hold heat before onward delivery to the development and any surplus energy generated can be exported back to the grid.
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