Oct 28, 2015

Seven bills, one regulation and one request for comment – all good for WHP!

The Heat is Power Association has been working to include WHP in energy and tax legislation. The bills currently before Congress that support waste heat to power (WHP) are described briefly below, with links to additional information. You can support these efforts by telling your congressmen that their support for these bills is important to your […]

Oct 21, 2015

Briefing on the impact of the POWER Act (H.R. 2657): Increased deployment of industrial energy efficiency technologies

The Pew Charitable Trusts, Alliance for Industrial Efficiency, Heat is Power Association, and the CHP Association invite you to a briefing on the impact of the Power Efficiency and Resiliency (POWER) Act on the deployment of combined heat and power (CHP) and waste heat to power (WHP) systems. CHP and WHP, which capture waste heat […]

Oct 1, 2015

HiP Supports Technology Neutral Tax Incentives

The American Energy Innovation Act (AEIA), released by a group of Senate Democrats on September 22, would provide credit to power generators based on the amount of carbon emissions associated with the electricity they generate, thereby encouraging innovation and adoption of cleaner energy technologies. WHP projects that use waste heat from industrial processes to generate electricity with […]

Sep 15, 2015

Support for Adding WHP to List of Federal Renewable Energy Sources

The Heat is Power Association today sent a letter to Chair Fred Upton and Ranking Member Frank Pallone of the House Energy and Commerce Committee to thank them for their leadership and express support for the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015. The “Energy Efficiency and Accountability” and “Modernizing and Protecting Infrastructure” […]

Sep 11, 2015

Industrial energy efficiency including WHP can be used to meet Clean Power Plan targets: Letters to Governors

Heat is Power was among 15 organizations that sent a joint letter to the governors, energy offices, and air directors in all 45 states that have emission targets under the Clean Power Plan (CPP), urging them to capitalize on the largely untapped potential of industrial energy efficiency to help meet state greenhouse gas reduction targets in the […]

Jun 16, 2015

Webinar on Waste Heat to Power Market Assessment: Opportunities, Technologies and Barriers

You’re invited to join The Heat is Power Association and The Pew Charitable Trusts for a webinar introducing the Waste Heat to Power Market Assessment, a report recently released by ICF International for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The webinar will highlight key findings, methodology, and next steps from the […]

Jun 15, 2015

Heat is Power Supports the POWER Act and Commends its Sponsors

POWER Act would add WHP to 30% ITC The Heat is Power Association applauds Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Bob Casey (D-PA) and Representatives Tom Reed (R-NY) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) for introducing the Power Efficiency and Resiliency Act (POWER Act), S. 1516 and H.R. 2657, introduced on June 4.  The legislation introduced by these Congressional leaders and […]

Jun 4, 2015

HiP Welcomes Two New Members

Cool Energy and CSE Join the Heat is Power Association Oak Brook, IL – June 4, 2015 –The Heat is Power Association (HiP) is pleased to welcome two new members. Cool Energy, based in Boulder, CO, is developer of the ThermoHeart™ Engine, a Stirling cycle engine that captures medium temperature (150°C to 400°C) waste heat […]

May 21, 2015

Energy Tax Reform

As Congress considers comprehensive tax reform, the Heat is Power Association (HiP) promotes two options to level the playing field for waste heat to power (WHP): Provide technology neutral incentives that identify outcomes (e.g., power generated from low- and zero-emitting power sources) or add WHP to the existing 30 percent ITC. Read HiP’s letter to […]

Apr 15, 2015

HiP Energy Tax Reform Comments to Senate Finance Committee

The Heat is Power Association (HiP) today provided comments to the Senate Finance Committee regarding tax reform. HiP recommends replacing the current tax structure, which provide incentives for specified known technologies, with comprehensive energy tax reform that encourages innovation and new approaches through technology neutral incentives that identify outcomes (e.g., power generated from readily available […]

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