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ENER-G director appointed to Combined Heat and Power Association board

Chris Marsland looks to contribute to the CHPA's vital work in shaping energy policy and championing the sector.

The Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA), the leading advocate of an integrated approach to delivering energy services using combined heat and power and district heating and cooling, has selected new board members.

Chris Marsland, technical director for ENER-G Combined Power Ltd ,has joined the CHPA board. As part of his role, he is chair of the CHPA Small Buildings Forum. As a chartered engineer and member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Marsland is responsible for the engineering content of all   ENER-G's global CHP projects. He is also chairman of the Technical Committee for the Association of Manufacturers and Suppliers of Power Generating Systems (AMPS), which is part of a major research consortium examining the use of CHP Virtual Power Plants.

"As customers seek to decarbonise heat and power supplies and gain greater energy security, while district heating networks gather pace, there are some major opportunities for the UK CHP industry," Marsland said. "There are also a number of technical challenges surrounding European rulings to promote grid stability and "It is an exciting time to take up this role, and I am proud to contribute to the CHPA's vital work in shaping energy policy and championing the sector."
Marsland is one of of several key industry appointments representing district heating, combined heat and power and demand side energy services. Ben Watts, technical development director for Cofely, and Dan McGrail, UK business unit director for Siemens Power & Gas, also take up board positions with the CHPA.
"It is with pleasure that I welcome three new board members, who will help ensure we can continue to be the voice of the wider industry and the driving force for helping to create a secure, affordable and sustainable energy system through energy efficient technologies like CHP, district heat and demand side energy services," said CHPA chairman Ian Calvert. 

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