History

Microgen is the first company to bring free piston Stirling technology to an industrial setting.

First free piston Stirling Engine 1kW 1997

1kW engine 1997

1995 - 2000

  • British Gas technology
  • First engines developed, built and tested 
Stirling Engine mCHP, Field trial 2001

Field trial in 2001.

2000 - 2005

  • UK test centre built
  • Series of units are built and tested in the UK and The Netherlands
Microge opening factory China

Opening factory China.

2005 - 2010

  • Test plant Japan

  • Field-tests The Netherlands

  • Factory China built – start serial production

  • In 2009 1.8 million run hours are logged

Remeha eVita Boiler m_CHP

2010

  • First gas fired MCHP 1 kW units to European market by Remeha, followed by Baxi, Senertec, Brötje and Viesmann
Parabolic Solar free piston stirling engine

2012

Okofen en Stirling Engine 1kW

2015

  • Ökofen brings first biomass MCHP unit to the market

  • KD Navien introduces Stirling MCHP in Korea