Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

(Blog Post - 2/28/2019)
New ACEEE research shows that Florida could bolster energy efficiency policies to gain 135,000 jobs, making the state’s economy a bit sunnier. In 2017, Florida ranked fourth in the nation for efficiency jobs. But with so many untapped energy...
(Blog Post - 2/7/2019)
Exciting new opportunities are emerging for commercial buildings to optimize their energy use. These include not only innovative technologies, but also new approaches to system design, building operations, and financing. ACEEE explores three of...
(Document - 2/7/2019)
This is the second in a series of technical briefs exploring emerging opportunities for energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings. The ability to store energy and use it later is growing increasingly important to commercial buildings...
(Press Release - 10/4/2018)
States up efficiency investments & power savings; push net-zero buildings & electric vehicles; NJ, CT, CO, SD improve most; MA and CA lead Washington, DC— As the US government loosens environmental rules, states are investing more in energy...
(Document - 10/4/2018)
The twelfth edition of the ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard gives a progress report on state energy efficiency policies and programs that save energy and produce environmental and economic benefits. The Scorecard uses data vetted by state...
(Blog Post - 9/27/2018)
If 2018 were an energy-saving roller coaster, the 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard would be your souvenir photo capturing a year of promising highs and a few stomach-churning lows in efficiency policy. Next Thursday, ACEEE will release the...
(Blog Post - 5/30/2018)
The Atlantic hurricane season is just beginning, and experts are predicting another active year. With that forecast and last year’s devastating storms in mind, many are calling for a rebuilding strategy that reduces the risk of repeated devastation...
(Blog Post - 4/25/2018)
Puerto Rico experienced another island-wide blackout last week. Distributed energy resources such as combined heat and power (CHP) could help communities avoid or minimize some impacts of large-scale natural disasters including blackouts. Our new...
(Document - 4/25/2018)
In this paper we examine how decision makers can more precisely assess the costs of disruptive weather events and the value of resilient distributed energy systems such as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP makes up a small percentage of the energy...
(Blog Post - 4/16/2018)
Extreme weather events and natural disasters such as bomb cyclones, forest fires, the polar vortex, and hurricanes are wreaking havoc on buildings, the electric grid, and other critical US infrastructure. Some communities are still struggling to...