Combined Heat and Power (CHP) environmental aspect

A simple guide for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) developers addressing environmental issues, legislations and emissions of CHP installations.



For any given Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant and operating pattern, annual energy consumption/production can be used as the basis for calculating reductions in primary energy consumption and emissions that arise from the installation and operation of the CHP unit.

The main environmental issues, including current legislation, relevant atmospheric emissions data, and the environmental aspects of CHP installation and meeting environmental requirements, are discussed in this guide.

Updates to this page

Published 29 January 2021
Last updated 15 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated guide to 2021 BEIS format.

  2. First published.

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