White House Supports Combined Heat and Power

CNBC recently reported in an article that the CHP Industry Hails White House Executive Order Supporting Combined Heat & Power.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — The U.S. Clean Heat & Power Association (U.S. CHP Association) today praised the Obama Administration for today’s Executive Order, “Accelerating Investment in Industrial Energy Efficiency,” which calls for a national combined heat and power deployment goal of an additional 40GW by 2020.

Currently supplying twelve percent (12%) of U.S. energy capacity, CHP systems can reach efficiencies above eighty percent (80%). There is approximately 82 GW of CHP installed in the U.S. and industry estimates indicate the technical potential for additional CHP at existing sites in the U.S. is approximately 130 GW (plus an additional 10 GW of waste heat recovery CHP).

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