Articles Tagged with ''combined heat and power''

March 6, 2013: New York Invests in CHP to Generate On-Site Power and Heat During Grid Outages

March 6, 2013
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced $20 million in funding to support combined heat and power (CHP) projects that will provide continuous on-site power and heat during grid power outages. These projects are in support of recommendations made by the governor’s NYS 2100 Commission in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. 

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Feb. 27, 2013: Natural Gas-Fired Boilers Support University of Pennsylvania’s Sustainability Plan

February 27, 2013
Veolia Energy North America has announced the installation and commissioning of two new, natural gas-fired, rapid-response boilers, as part of the company’s recently extended steam supply agreement with the University of Pennsylvania (Penn).

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Biomass Boiler Provides Savings, Sustainability to University of Missouri

February 18, 2013
The University of Missouri (MU) in Columbia, Mo., is being commended for its commitment to energy reduction and sustainability through the installation of a new biomass boiler. The university completed a $75 million project to install a new 100 percent biomass-fired boiler, which is expected to reduce fossil fuel use by 25 percent.

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Jan. 7, 2013: CHP for Commercial Buildings to More than Double by 2022

January 7, 2013
Annual installations of combined heat and power (CHP) systems for commercial buildings were projected to reach nearly 39 gigawatts (GW) in 2012. According to a report from Pike Research, a part of Navigant’s Energy Practice, that number is forecast to more than double by 2022, reaching 79.5 GW.

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Dec. 31, 2012: DOE to Provide Technical Assistance to Facilities Impacted by EPA Boiler Rule

December 31, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized adjustments to Clean Air Act standards for boilers and certain solid waste incinerators.The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has now announced that it will offer technical assistance to affected facilities currently burning coal or oil.

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Dec. 17, 2012: Annual Fuel Cell System Shipments Forecast to Surpass 600,000 by 2017

December 17, 2012
Annual shipments of fuel cell systems will grow rapidly over the next five years, from less than 29,000 in 2012 to more than 600,000 by 2017, according to a report from Pike Research. The market value of the fuel cell industry is expected to reach $15.7 billion by 2017.

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Tecogen on Tour

October 22, 2012
Tecogen Inc. recently hit the road on an educational tour of the West Coast. The company presented versions of its ultra-low emissions-based CHP, chiller, and heat pump systems.

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Obama Sets National CHP Target

President’s Executive Order Establishes Goal of 40 GW of Combined Heat and Power Capacity by 2020
October 1, 2012
According to the DOE, more than two-thirds of the fuel used to generate power in the United States is lost as excess heat. On Aug. 30, President Obama signed the executive order “Accelerating Industrial Energy Efficiency,” promoting and facilitating a reduction of wasted thermal energy through an investment in combined heat and power (CHP).

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Sept. 13, 2012: First Greenhouse CHP Project in the U.S. Is Unveiled with CO2 Fertilization

September 13, 2012
GE and its customer Houweling’s Tomatoes, a leading North American greenhouse grower, have unveiled the first combined heat and power (CHP) greenhouse project in America that captures carbon dioxide (CO2) for use in plant fertilization.

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Sept. 12, 2012: President Signs Executive Order on Industrial Energy Efficiency, Including CHP

September 12, 2012
President Obama has signed an executive order to accelerate investments in industrial energy efficiency, including combined heat and power (CHP). The executive order states that these investments can improve the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing, lower energy costs, and free up future capital for businesses to invest.

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