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Jul 15, 2016

Waste Heat from Coffee and Oil & Gas Generates Electricity Without Emissions

What does oil and gas production have in common with coffee roasting? Both produce large amounts of heat that can be used to generate electricity without emissions. Alphabet Energy of Hayward, CA will capture heat from gas that is flared in the Bakken oil and gas fields and use it to generate electricity with no additional fuel […]


Jun 24, 2016

HiP Comments to Senate Finance Committee Energy Tax Policy Hearing

Heat is Power provided comments to the Senate Finance Committee regarding their June 14 energy tax policy hearing. The comments urged Congress to support legislation that clarifies that WHP is a qualifying technology in Section 48 of the IRC and also expressed support for Ranking Member Wyden’s technology-neutral clean energy tax incentive proposal. Both will help level the field […]


Apr 11, 2016

Support for Expanding MLP to Clean Energy Technologies

Thirteen organizations, whose members include over a thousand companies and interest groups, today urged Senate leadership to support the expansion of Master Limited Partnerships (MLPs) to the U.S. clean energy sector. MLPs, currently limited primarily to fossil fuel-based resources, allow companies to finance projects deploying qualifying technologies at lower interest rates. Expanding MLPs to clean energy technologies such […]


Apr 5, 2016

24 Entities Urge Congress to Include WHP in Energy Tax Legislation

The Heat is Power Association plus 23 other companies and organizations today sent letters to Congress urging them to clarify that the existing Section 48 investment tax credit for combined heat and power (CHP) includes waste heat to power (WHP) as well. As a clean power source, WHP generates electricity with no fuel, no combustion, […]


Feb 16, 2016

HiP + 23 Companies and Organizations Urge IRS to include WHP in the ITC

Twenty-three companies and organizations joined the Heat is Power Association in written comments to the IRS urging the agency to clarify that the definition of combined heat and power (CHP) system property in Section 48 of the U.S. tax code includes both topping cycle and bottoming cycle cogeneration, the latter also known as waste heat to […]