Tag Archives: Combined Heat and Power

Eastman Chemical, Merck win ENERGY STAR awards for use of CHP

Combined heat and power (CHP) systems got a big boost this week when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) handed out its latest ENERGY STAR awards. Eastman Chemical Company and Merck were among the companies recognized for “their highly efficient CHP systems.” Also known as cogeneration, CHP is the simultaneous production of electricity and heat […]

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A goal worth fighting for: EE Global leads the way to energy efficiency improvement

An army of advocates assembled in Washington last month for the 7th annual Energy Efficiency Global Forum, hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy. Their mission? To double U.S. energy productivity by 2030 by “galvanizing action” in the private sector and by federal, state and local governments. It’s a worthy goal – and one that […]

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Combined heat and power holds a promising future for U.S. energy needs

The U.S Clean Heat & Power Association (USCHPA) wrapped up its annual conference last week in Washington, D.C., exploring the future of combined heat and power (CHP) within the industry’s ever-changing environment. The conference was especially timely, given President Obama’s executive order on industrial efficiency and CHP and the inclusion of key industrial energy efficiency […]

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Why industrial energy efficiency and CHP are becoming a national priority

The White House released an Executive Order last week calling for greater use of combined heat and power (CHP) and other important means to boost industrial energy efficiency while reducing energy costs for American businesses. The U.S. chemistry industry is a leader and innovator in industrial energy efficiency, including CHP, which can produce energy twice […]

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Hill briefing spotlights trends in energy efficiency and barriers to sustainability

Sound energy policy, combined with smart U.S. investment, can help lead to a more sustainable energy future for our country — one of the premiere topics of Tuesday’s Energy Efficiency Markets: Investment & Policy Trends event in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE), […]

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