Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

(Press Release - 5/17/2012)
Energy Efficiency Needs to Be Included in Order to Reduce Consumer Costs and Increase Emissions Reductions Washington, D.C.—A national clean energy standard (CES) should include energy efficiency, noted ACEEE Executive Director Steven Nadel in...
(Press Release - 5/16/2012)
Despite Long-Standing Barriers, Opportunities Abound for States Furthest Behind on Energy Efficiency Washington, D.C.—Energy efficiency is gaining momentum in states traditionally ranked near the bottom of the American Council for Energy-Efficient...
(Document - 5/10/2012)
Each year, ACEEE ranks states on a suite of energy efficiency policies in its annual State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. One of the categories in which states are ranked is combined heat and power (CHP), which is a suite of technologies that...
(Blog Post - 5/1/2012)
ACEEE has collaborated with state and local stakeholders for decades, arming them with valuable, up-to-date resources on energy efficiency to facilitate effective program and policy development and deployment. Recently we developed our State and...
(Blog Post - 4/26/2012)
Supporters of industrial energy efficiency and combined heat & power (CHP) can breathe a sigh of relief, and might be allowed some guarded optimism as a result of the recent FY2013 appropriations mark-up by the House Energy and Water...
(Document - 9/28/2011)
Combined heat and power (CHP) describes a suite of technologies that use energy more efficiently. CHP systems typically produce useful thermal energy concurrently with electricity, using an input fuel more efficiently than traditional thermal...
(Press Release - 9/28/2011)
CHP Already Providing Over 12% of U.S Electricity, but More Efforts Are Needed to Overcome Market Barriers and Mitigate Uncertainty   Washington, D.C.—The combined heat and power (CHP) market is growing unevenly in different states, and will require...
(Press Release - 8/24/2011)
Cost-Effective Policies Could Meet 17% of State Energy Needs, Cutting Energy Bills While Creating Local Jobs   Washington, D.C.—A new study released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) finds that energy efficiency...
(Blog Post - 8/22/2011)
Over the past year, the utility industry has experienced significant angst over pending updates to utility environmental regulations. Of particular concern is the question of whether to invest in plant updates to comply with these  regulations or to...
(Document - 8/22/2011)
Changes in fossil fuel markets and updates to environmental regulations may result in the retirement of existing coal-fired electric power plants, putting on the order of 40,000 megawatts of generation at risk of retirement. This capacity is...