Combined Heat and Power (CHP) project development

A guide for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) developers.



The development process for a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) requires a significant commitment in terms of time and expertise. Proper management of the process is important if the proposed CHP plant is to maximise the potential benefits to the company. The development process for a CHP project depends on the scheme’s complexity, therefore this guide has been broken down into the following sections:

  • packaged CHP
  • custom CHP, and
  • additional considerations for renewables CHP
Published 1 January 2021
Last updated 15 February 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated guide to a 2021 BEIS format.

  2. First published.