New Incentives Spark Combined Heat and Power Resurgence

August 14, 2009
Bryan Franey
Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal

Although solar panels and wind farms dominate the headlines, energy efficiency technologies such as combined heat and power systems ("CHP") hold significant near-term potential for "greening" industrial, commercial, and institutional facilities. For these facilities, now may be the best time to evaluate or re-evaluate an on-site CHP system as an alternative to current electricity and steam sources. At both federal and state levels, a series of significant funding opportunities and policy initiatives have been established to encourage CHP as a means of reducing inefficiencies and emissions associated with traditional electricity generation and transmission.

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