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Micro combined heat and power (Micro CHP)

Micro combined heat and power technology generates heat and electricity at the same time from a single source for individual homes.

A typical system could produce up to 1 kilowatt-hour. There are many system variations to suit individual homes and energy consumption.

For more information visit the Energy Saving Trust

Cost and maintenance
A system costs around £5500 and can be installed to replace a conventional boiler with service and maintenance thought to be similar to a conventional boiler.

Financial help
This system is eligible for the Feed In Tariff.

Planning permission
Planning permission for a flue may not be required, but there some exceptions. For more information about whether you will need planning permission, see renewable energy planning advice for householders.

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