Definition: Combined heat and power

Energy

Combined heat and power (CHP) plant refers to a plant which is designed to produce both heat and electricity. It is sometimes referred to as a co-generation power station. If possible, fuel inputs and electricity/heat outputs should be reported on a unit basis rather than on a plant basis. However, if data are not available on a unit basis, the convention for defining a CHP plant noted above should be adopted.
Source:
Regulation (EC) No 1099/2008 on Energy Statistics
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