Combined Heat and Power Association
|Legal status||Non-profit company|
|Purpose||Cogeneration in the United Kingdom|
|Membership||c. 100 including energy, construction and manufacturing companies, universities and local councils|
The Combined Heat and Power Association is an energy organisation based in the United Kingdom.
It is situated on Dean Farrar Street, near St. James Park Underground station.
Members of the CHPA include:
- Boots Group
- British Sugar
- Clarke Energy
- Baxi Group
- E.ON UK
- Gaz de France
- RWE npower
- Scottish Power
- Centrax Ltd
- Ener-G Combined Power
- GE Energy
- University of Warwick
It supports companies involved in cogeneration, which is sometimes referred to as district heating, whereby waste heat from power generation is used for heating. Smaller units are referred to as MicroCHP.
Many CHP schemes in the UK are found in hotels, hospitals, universities and leisure centres. The largest CHP plant in Europe is the Immingham Power Station.
It was founded in 1967 as the District Heating Association.