The Role of Cogeneration in the New Energy World

The smarter E Podcast Episode 34 | January 14, 2021

Can we actually build a reliable and at the same time affordable and climate-friendly energy system?

Hans Korteweg and his colleagues at COGEN Europe say ‘Yes!’.

Actually they’ve made it their mission to implement this vision in Europe. And as the organisations name suggest their primary focus therefore is on so called Cogeneration meaning the combined production of heat and electricity. In this episode you will learn what we actually mean, when we talk about cogeneration, the fields and industries which could benefit from this approach and it’s potential for Europes economy and job market.

Hans Korteweg, Managing Director of COGEN Europe

Timeline:

2.20: What exactly is Cogeneration and how does it work?
4.19: What role does Cogeneration play in the overall context of the new energy world?
7.08: About the key findings of the Study "The role of Cogeneration 2050"
13.25: Hydrogen in the context of Cogen?
16.10: What about potential for use in Cogeneration in large scale?

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About Hans Korteweg and COGEN

COGEN Europe, the European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration, is the cross-sectoral voice of the cogeneration industry. Its mission is to work with EU institutions and stakeholders to shape better policies and eliminate administrative, regulatory and market barriers to the wider use of cogeneration in Europe. Hans Korteweg brings as managing director, a wealth of expertise to his new role at COGEN Europe.

He has more than 15 years of energy and environment policy experience, during which time he spearheaded the implementation of effective communications and lobbying strategies for high-growth organisations in Brussels, across Europe and internationally. He also has a decade of association management experience.

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