Distributed Generation

(Document - 6/25/2002)
ACEEE is pleased to comment on the proposed rule for standardizing generator interconnection agreements and procedures issued April 24, 2002. We commented on the ANOPR earlier this year, and wish to expand on those comments. We strongly support...
(Press Release - 11/7/2001)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — An investment tax credit (ITC) or shortened depreciation period can be equally effective in encouraging faster adoption of combined heat and power (CHP) systems. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's (ACEEE) new...
(Document - 11/1/2001)
Reviews past experience with energy technology tax credits and looks at how various tax incentives strategies work. The impact of various elements of the federal tax code on strategies are discussed. Current CHP tax incentives proposals are...
(Document - 10/1/2001)
Details the methods for determining the environmental benefits of CHP systems versus traditional heat and power generation systems. It offers valuable guidance on how to structure an environmental policy that promotes CHP technology.
(Press Release - 8/7/2001)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Despite extensive rhetoric from the President, Vice-President, and House leaders in support of energy efficiency and energy conservation, the energy bill passed by the House does very little to promote energy efficiency. While the...
(Document - 7/1/2001)
Examines the role combined heat and power (CHP) currently occupies in Texas’ energy picture as the state addresses environmental and energy challenges, from degraded air quality to an overburdened energy infrastructure due to rapid economic growth...
(Document - 4/1/2000)
Establishes a set of terms for the areas of distributed energy resources and combined heat and power. The definitions are determined through two parameters: systems size and system design and operation. The terms are clarified and defined in a...
(Document - 5/1/1999)
Describes modern combined heat and power (CHP) systems, makes new capacity projections, and estimates potential energy and emissions reductions. Barriers to accelerated adoption are identified and policy responses suggested.