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22Oct92 UK: AMEC AND NORWEB IN CHP LINK.

Amec Power and regional electricity company Norweb are to set up a company to build and fit heat and power systems.Called the Combined Heat and Power Company, it aims to cash in on rising demand for CHP.The company will target large office developments, hospitals and public amenities like swimming pools in the UK and abroad.It will finance some projects as well as offer a design, construct and operate service.The Government wants to double the amount of electricity generated by CHP by the end of the decade.About 2,000 MW of electricity is currently generated by CHP, which is 80 per cent energy efficient compared with the 55 per cent achieved by conventional generating methods.Amec Power, formerly James Scott Power, will focus on the 3 MW-40MW sector.