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July 7, 2014: FuelCell Energy Announces CHP Solution for Medical Center

Fuel Cell Will Generate About 30 Percent of Power Needs; Heat Will Be Used by Absorption Chiller
July 7, 2014

FuelCell Energy Inc. has announced a project to install a 1.4 megawatt (MW) fuel cell power plant to provide both electricity and usable heat to the University of California (UC) Irvine Medical Center. The power plant will generate about 30 percent of facility power needs, while the heat will be used in an absorption chiller.


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March 25, 2014: CHP System to be Installed at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

System to Heat, Cool, and Serve as Primary Power Supply for Maryland’s Second-Largest Casino
March 25, 2014

At the new Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, a significant portion of the $442 million development’s energy, heating and cooling needs will be provided by a combined heat, power and cooling (CHP) trigeneration system.


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Feb. 12, 2014: Pennsylvania Invests in Alternative Energy Including CHP

Philadelphia Project Will Also Replace Inefficient Lighting and HVAC Systems
February 12, 2014

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett announced that the state is expanding its commitment to advance clean and alternative energy with the investment of more than $4.5 million in grants through the Commonwealth Financing Authority. One of the alternative energy projects is for installation of a combined heat and power (CHP) system.


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Nov. 13, 2013: New York High School Unveils Energy-Saving CHP System

Combined Heat and Power Brings Increased Efficiency and Reuse of Heat
November 13, 2013
The East Irondequoit Central School District and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have officially unveiled the combined heat and power (CHP) system installed at Eastridge High School.


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Oct. 4, 2013: New Guide Highlights CHP’s Role in Enhancing Reliability in Buildings

Practical Information on What Factors Must Be Considered When Configuring a CHP System
October 4, 2013
A new guide developed by the DOE, EPA, and HUD provides practical information on what factors must be considered when configuring a combined heat and power (CHP) system to operate independently of the grid and what steps are typically involved in CHP project development.


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Beth Israel Hospital Is New York AEE’s Energy Project of the Year

Hospital Installs Combined Heat and Power (CHP) System
September 9, 2013
The energy efficiency project at Continuum Health - Beth Israel Brooklyn has been named Energy Project of the Year by the New York City chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE).


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March 27, 2013: Webcast to Discuss Role of CHP in Creating a Resilient Energy Infrastructure

March 27, 2013
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will present a live webcast titled “CHP: Enabling Resilient Energy Infrastructure” on Wednesday, April 3, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.


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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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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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