Each of the 13 recognized projects meet EPA criteria for efficiency and fuel savings, and make outstanding contributions to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from energy generation, says EPA. The projects represent annual savings of over 2.2 million metric tons of carbon equivalent, which is comparable to removing the annual greenhouse gas emissions of 366,000 cars.
EPA's CHP Partnership is a voluntary program that supports energy users, industry, state and local governments, and other stakeholders in developing projects that offer energy, environmental, and economic benefits through the application of combined heat and power technologies.
Winners of EPA's 2005 Energy Star CHP Awards include:
Organizations receiving certificates of recognition for their leadership in implementing CHP include:
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) provided support for nine of the projects including: Rego Park Nursing Home, Arrow Linen, 4C Foods, Sea Rise I and II, 10 West 66th Street, Hermany Farms Dairy, Holliswood Care Center, Greenpark Care Center, and Waldbaums (A&P) Supermarket.
For more information on EPA's CHP Partnership program, visit www.epa.gov/chp.
Publication date: 11/07/2005