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MEMBER PRESS RELEASE – Gen-C welcomes PowerHeat to new CHP partnership, the Energy+ Alliance

MEMBER PRESS RELEASE – Gen-C welcomes PowerHeat to new CHP partnership, the Energy+ Alliance

Stand B503, World Biogas Expo 2023, 29-30 March, NEC, Birmingham

Gas engine upgrade specialist Gen-C will welcome PowerHeat as the latest member of a brand-new CHP partnership, the Energy+ Alliance, on stand B503 at the World Biogas Expo. Joining the likes of Gen-C, LouwSon Energy and Motortech, engine pre-heating specialist PowerHeat will become the eighth member of the Alliance, which has been formed to provide whole-of-market CHP support, servicing and supply to the AD and biogas sector.

PowerHeat is a specialist in pre-heating solutions to protect CHP engines against wear and tear and prolong their lifespan
PowerHeat will become the eighth member of the Energy+ Alliance, set up to provide whole-of-market CHP support, supply and servicing to the AD and biogas industry

Boosting engine performance and lifespan

As a founder member of the Energy+ Alliance, Gen-C has also been announced as the new UK distributor for PowerHeat. Based in the Netherlands, PowerHeat is a provider of engine pre-heating solutions that protect CHPs from wear and tear, helping to prolong their lifespan, reduce maintenance, lower fuel consumption, mitigate against harmful emissions, and reduce warm-up times. As well as CHPs on biogas plants, the company also provides pre-heating systems for engines across a range of sectors, including marine, gen-power, industrial, railways, and on- and off-shore.

James Thompson, Managing Director of Gen-C, says: “We are delighted to announce our new partnership with PowerHeat and for it to join us as part of the Energy+ Alliance. With a wide-ranging portfolio of vital pre-heating solutions, PowerHeat boosts the expertise of the Alliance, enabling us to offer a complete range of CHP offerings to our customers.

Michel Kerklaan, General Manager of PowerHeat, adds: “We look forward to working with Gen-C and the Energy+ Alliance to share our expertise and to help CHP operators improve the performance and longevity of their engines.

Stronger together

L-R: James Thompson (Gen-C), Olaf Heinrich (Motortech) and Roland Louwsma (LouwSon Energy), founder members of the Energy+ Alliance

Energy+ Alliance customers will benefit from the combined experience of all eight members to access more power faster.  As well as PowerHeat, the other seven alliance members are:

Gen-C – Digital-first UK gas engine support company, delivering the latest CHP innovations. Specialists in open-access control panels, remote monitoring and troubleshooting, engine upgrades and bespoke, innovative add-ons to boost performance. Suppliers of quality parts.

LouwSon Energy – Dutch-based supplier of natural gas and biogas CHP engines, including new, used and rental options from 30 kW to 1 MW+, plus containerised solutions for sites with limited space.

Motortech GmbH – International developer and manufacturer of gas engine components and accessories for all leading CHP brands.

RS Motor – Based in Spain, RS Motor is a specialist in MWM, Guascor and Jenbacher engines, offering spares and servicing and major overhauls.

CM Commissioning – CHP engine start-up and commissioning specialist based in the UK, offering remote support including fault seeking, troubleshooting and instant restarts.

Re-Power – Dutch-based gas engine support company, delivering a digital approach to service and maintenance of leading engine brands.

LS Parts – Approved MAN parts supplier, delivering quality engine spares from cylinder heads and pistons to liners and fully-assembled short blocks.

Discover more about the next generation of CHP engine support at Stand B503 or visit


About Gen-C
Gen-C is a gas engine spare parts and support company for leading brands MWM, MAN and Jenbacher, and the exclusive UK distributor for Motortech and RS Motor. Gen-C offers genuine parts, systems and upgrades for gas engines. Specialising in biogas from anaerobic digestion, its extensive product range is backed up with superior knowledge and technical support.

Enquiries to:
James Thompson, Managing Director
Unit 7 Kingfisher Way, 31 East Business Park, Todwick Road, Dinnington, Sheffield. S25 3AF
T: +44(0)1709 718 002

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