Combined heat and power (CHP) projects and heat pumps

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What is a CHP project? Combined heat and power (CHP) is a shorthand to cover a wide range of projects featuring ‘co-generation’; this is where electricity is produced by...

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What is biomass combined heat and power? A biomass combined heat and power (CHP) system is an engine designed to generate energy using biomass. CHP is effectively a...

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Biomass fuel Biomass is a generic term for organic material derived from plants or plant derived materials used to produce heat, electricity or transport fuel. Biomass as...

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What is biomass heating? Biomass heating is the combustion of organic (non-fossil) material to generate heat. In theory there are many potential fuel sources, including:...

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What is the Combined Heat and Power Quality Assurance scheme (CHPQA)? The CHPQA is a scheme operated on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial...

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What is combined heat and power? Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is a technology used to provide heating and electricity, for a building or industrial process. It is the...

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The former Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) first published a Community Energy Strategy in 2014. In March 2015, DECC published an update on the community...

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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Energetics Date of Agreement _____________________________________20[XX] Parties 1 [name of company], a company...

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What is a Corporate PPA? A corporate power purchase agreement (PPA) is an agreement under which a corporate entity purchases electricity (usually renewable electricity)...

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District Heating Networks In the UK, District Heating Networks (DHN) provide heating to multiple customers within a building (sometimes referred to as communal heating)...

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Power offtake arrangements In project financed power generation projects, one of the key documents is the power offtake agreement. Typically referred to as a 'power...

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What is an Energy Services Company (ESCo)? There is no single definition of what an ESCo is, and ESCo has no special legal meaning. The term has been used to describe...

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What is the Energy Service Company (ESCo) model for local authority projects? There is no single definition of what an ESCo is, and ESCo has no special legal meaning. The...

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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Energetics Date of Agreement ________________________________20[XX] Parties 1 [INSERT], a company incorporated in...

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What are ground source heat pumps? Ground source heat pumps (GSHPs) are central heating and/or cooling systems that pump heat to or from the ground. GSHPs provide an...

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Why establish an ESCo? Prior to establishing an ESCo, it is necessary to identify what purpose the ESCo will fulfil and whether or not such a special purpose vehicle is...

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What is/check the duration of the agreement? The term of the power purchase agreement (PPA) should coincide so far as practicable with the terms of any loans used to...

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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Energetics This Agreement is made on [date] Parties 1 [name of the Company] [of [address] OR incorporated in England and...

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What is a power purchase agreement? A power purchase agreement (PPA) is a contract between an electricity generator (generator) and the party who is purchasing the power...

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