Underexploited CHP could make bigger UK contribution

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Combined heat and power (CHP) generated around 6% of all electricity produced in the UK for 2014, but according to ENER-G it could make an even greater contribution to national energy production.
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The latest Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) for 2013-2014 reveal that the total number of CHP schemes increased to 2066, with 11% of systems now using renewable fuel, compared to 9.5% in 2013

‘It’s good to see CHP providing a significant proportion of UK energy production, but the technology remains underexploited,’ said Chris Marsland, Technical Director for ENER-G Combined Power Ltd. ‘There are thousands more organisations that could be saving money and reducing their carbon footprint by using CHP.’

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