The secondary market (heavy industry such as chemical works, ceramics and pulp/paper) is the key market for CHP in Spain, and most of the capacity installed is fuelled by natural gas, but IDEA’s focus is now on the tertiary market (domestic dwellings and small commercial premises).

The Wuhan Iron and Steel Company of Wuhan, China, has signed a contract with GE Energy for a large blast furnace gas (BFG)-fired combined-cycle on-site power generation project. GE will supply two power generation units, each including one Frame 9E gas turbine, one generator and one fuel gas compressor.