CHP, the key to competitiveness for a large section of Spanish industry

On 18 November, ACOGEN, the Spanish CHP Association, held its Annual Assembly. An event that provided an opportunity to reflect on the current status of CHP in Spain following the application of the new...
GESTIÓN DE PLANTAS DE COGENERACIÓN. NUEVOS RETOS Y SOLUCIONES PARA LOS COGENERADORES

Managing CHP plants

The application of RD 413/2014 and the new payment scheme for the special regime technologies has led to uncertainty and a reduction in income there which makes it necessary to implement new solutions aimed...
NUEVOS RETOS PARA LA COGENERACIÓN

New challenges for CHP

These new times need new forms of management for CHP, and in industry in general. The new frame-Law 24/2013, RD 413/2014 and Order 1054/2014- is here and CHPs have possibilities and opportunities to compete in...
INDUSTRIA-Y-ENERGÍA--EL-ENCUENTRO-NECESARIO

Industry and energy: a necessary meeting

Now that the government has finally decided to tackle a plan to re-industrialize the Spanish economy - a great opportunity to create jobs - and the regions are also directing their efforts at maintaining...

Increasing the profitability of CHP plants by 1-2% using mathematical optimization

The complexity of operating a CHP plant is so great that its operators select good but not optimal operating parameters. We show that an increase of about 1-2% in profitability is possible by using...
LA COGENERACIÓN Y LA REFORMA ENERGÉTICA ESPAÑOLA

CHP and the Spanish energy reform

2013 together with 2012 will go down in the history of Spanish energy as the worst since 1980, due to the absence of an energy policy which allows any activity at all in the...
TRAS UN AÑO PERDIDO, UN AÑO PARA LA ESPERANZA

CHP, after a wasted year, a year for hope

A new year is starting to get going and with it lots of opportunities to recover optimism and to make the new regulatory framework bring back, once and for all, reasonable profitability for CHP...