Category Archives: Cogeneration (CHP)

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By June 26, 2018

The recent signing of budget and tax reform bills by President Trump extends the 10% Investment Tax Credit for combined heat and power (CHP) projects. Additionally, the bonus depreciation rate is being raised to 100% allowing companies to write off the entire project value in the first year opposed…

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By September 22, 2017

Combined Heat & Power (CHP) generation in the United States represents about 8% of the total electrical production in the country. Although CHP technology has been prevalent for decades, its recent resurrection and growth suggests that it could play an increasingly larger role in how energy is generated in…

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By August 15, 2017

Using a single primary fuel, combined heat and power (CHP) projects, often referred to as cogeneration projects, have been stalwart, self-serving suppliers of electricity and another thermal energy form to manufacturing industries for over a century. Owing to the immaturity of the electric power grid, early industrial CHP projects…

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By February 17, 2016

By definition, Combined Heat and Power (CHP), also known as Cogeneration, is the sequential production of electricity and useful thermal energy from a single fuel source. This means that a fuel source such as natural gas or biomass is used to generate electricity and then the waste heat resulting…

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