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Combined heat and power (CHP)

CHP by BaxiCombined heat and power (CHP) is the simultaneous production of heat and electricity from a single source, close to where they are to be used. This means that the heat and electricity generated can be used in the building extremely efficiently because there is no energy wastage or loss during transportation to another site.

Although large scale CHP has been available for many years for commercial use, micro combined heat and power (also known as micro-CHP, mCHP or domestic CHP) is a relatively new technology - generating low cost, low carbon electricity for use in the home while providing heating and hot water.

The Government's Microgeneration Strategy has identified micro-CHP as one of the key technologies to offer a realistic alternative to centrally generated electricity. The Feed-in Tariff gives funding to organisations and households that use these technologies.

Baxi is at the forefront of developing new micro-CHP technologies that are ideal for use in houses or smaller commercial settings.

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CHP heating solutions from Baxi

Baxi Ecogen


The Baxi Ecogen micro-CHP dual energy system provides highly efficient heating and hot water, whilst generating low cost, low carbon electricity.

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Baxi senertec dachs

SenerTec Dachs

The Baxi SenerTec Dachs mini-CHP unit uses a reliable internal combustion engine fed from a single source of fuel such as natural gas or LPG.

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The Baxi Innotech GAMMA provides heat and hot water whilst producing electricity

Innotech GAMMA

The GAMMA 1.0 system provides heat and hot water whilst producing electricity.

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How Baxi Ecogen works

How Baxi Ecogen works

Baxi explains how electricity is generated by Baxi Ecogen dual energy system.

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Frequently asked questions about Baxi Ecogen

FAQs about Baxi Ecogen

Baxi answers your most frequently asked questions about the Baxi Ecogen dual energy system.

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Wht apply for Feed-in Tariff

Why apply for Feed-in Tariff

The FiT scheme is designed to save money when installing a technology which generates electricity in the home, such as the Baxi Ecogen dual energy system.

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How to get the most from the Feed-in Tariff

How to get the most from the Feed-in Tariff

Baxi explains how you can save money on your electricity bills by using the electricity you generate yourself.

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Get FIT with Ecogen

Get FIT with Ecogen

Find out what is involved in claiming the Feed-in Tariff with a Baxi Ecogen.

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Benefits of micro-CHP

Benefits of mirco-CHP

Micro combined heat and power systems allow energy to be generated close to the point of use.

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Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

Domestic RHI

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a government funded scheme designed to encourage homeowners to install renewable heating systems.

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Energy efficiency

We have put together some useful information about energy efficiency to help you save money and help the environment. Read out energy saving tips here.

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