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combined heat and power

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Indicator: Combined heat and power (CHP)

A graph shows the development of CHP net power generation from 2003 (78 terawatt hours) to 2018 (115 terawatt hours) and the targets for 2020 and 2025 according to the CHP Act.

The volume of electricity generated by combined heat and power (CHP) has been increasing slowly, but steadily until 2017. The decrease in 2018 is due to a change in accounting for installations in energy statistics. The CHP Act stipulates that by 2020, 110 terawatt-hours (TWh) should be generated by CHP. By 2025 the target is 120 TWh.In 2016, the 2020 target has already been slightly exceeded... read more

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