370 cogeneration plants pending on government´s Renove plan


370 industrial plants and more than 1,400 million euro of investment are still waiting for the new government to implement pending regulatory developments aiming at the renewal of cogeneration plants that have become obsolete.

New cut in compensation to cogeneration for 287 M €


The BOE yesterday issued the order setting the values ​​of the remuneration for operation of cogeneration plants for the second half of the year. The industry regrets that neither its claims nor the recommendations of the CNMC have been taken into account and criticizes that further cuts are applied to industries retroactively without respecting the legal guarantees.


Cogeneration, forced to have a Renewal plan shortly


Renovation of facilities in the cogeneration sector is not a matter of aesthetics. As of January 1, 2016, plants over 50 MWt must reduce NOx emissions more than 10 times to keep running. Cogen Spain has submitted a Plan Renove proposal to the Ministry of Industry that should be adopted soon if they are not willing that the Spanish industry collapses.

DF will develop a natural gas cogeneration plant in Chile for 106 million euro


The energy sector in Latin America is more active than ever. The Asturian group DF has signed a contract with the Chilean company Empresa Nacional del Petróleo (ENAP) to implement a 77 MW cogeneration plant in Concón (Valparaíso region), for approximately 106 million euro. It will integrate one natural gas turbine.


Repower, GE and Iberdrola sign agreement to build a 570MW cogeneration plant in Germany


Repower has signed contracts with GE and Iberdrola, through its engineering subsidiary, for the turnkey installation of the new Chempark Leverkusen (Germany) combined cycle plant, including a high efficiency GE 9HA gas turbine and long-term services. Their aim is to reduce CO2 emissions and bet on energy efficiency.

Engineering form EDF Fenice Ibérica builds its first cogeneration plant in Italy and will manage it for 15 years


Energy efficiency, reducing environmental impact and saving are three of the principles applied by EDF Fenice Ibérica in their work. The company is mainly engaged in the development of cogeneration and has now made the leap to Italy with the construction of the 12.5 MW cogeneration plant of Huntsman, a titanium dioxide production plant on Scarlino (Tuscany).