Jan 5, 2018

40+ organizations urge Congress to add WHP to Tax Extender Act of 2017

The Senate Finance Committee is considering a bill, the Tax Extender Act of 2017, that would continue the Sec. 48 investment tax credit (ITC) for certain clean energy technologies that were not included in the tax reform bill passed by Congress and signed by the President at the end of December. However, the Extender bill […]

Dec 12, 2017

HiP urges inclusion of WHP in tax bill

HiP urges Congress to clarify Sec. 48 eligibility for WHP as Senate and House conferees reconcile the House and Senate versions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Key points of HiP letter to conferees: The incremental costs of the WHP provision in S. 1409 would be limited It is exceedingly difficult to develop this […]

Nov 10, 2017

HiP urges inclusion of S.1409 in Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

The Heat is Power Association sent letters urging Senate Finance Committee members to include S. 1409, the Heller, Carper, Graham, Casey bill, in the Senate tax reform proposal, Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Inclusion of S. 1409 is critically important to the WHP industry as only legislative clarification can remedy the inequity created by imprecise drafting when Congress […]

Oct 25, 2017

Master Limited Partnership Parity Act would provide tax advantages for WHP and other clean energy projects

The Heat is Power Association (HiP) is pleased to offer its full support for the Master Limited Partnership (MLP) Parity Act, reintroduced in the 115th Congress. The Act includes waste heat to power (WHP) as an eligible renewable electricity source. The bipartisan bill is designed to give investors in renewable energy projects access to a […]

Aug 30, 2017

Waste Heat to Power Fact Sheet

Read about how U.S. companies are capturing waste heat produced by industrial processes and using it to generate electricity without additional fuel or emissions. Innovative waste heat to power (WHP) technologies, industry data and policy landscape are all explained in this brief fact sheet.

May 12, 2017

Sixteen Companies and Organizations Sign Letter of Support for Clean Energy for America Act

Sixteen companies and organizations expressed support for the Clean Energy for America Act, a technology neutral approach to energy tax reform, in a letter to its sponsor Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). The Act would encourage U.S. innovation and strengthen our economy, promote enhanced competition among all of our nation’s energy sources, increase manufacturing jobs and exports, […]

Feb 1, 2017

HiP Urges President Trump to Pursue Parity in Energy Tax Policy

The Heat is Power Association today sent a letter to President Trump that highlighted opportunities for waste heat to power (WHP), a clean, domestic source of electric power generation, and asked the Administration to support tax policies that promote market parity for WHP with other sources of U.S. clean power generation. Read the full letter here: Heat is […]

Oct 2, 2016

WHP Business Leaders on Why the ITC for WHP is Crucial

The federal investment tax credit (ITC) allows certain renewable and efficient energy sources to compete with fossil fuel-based electric generation in the U.S. While WHP generates clean electricity without any additional fuel, combustion or emissions, and is considered a renewable energy source in numerous renewable portfolio standards, it does not qualify for the federal investment tax credit (ITC) […]

Oct 2, 2016

HiP Releases Updated WHP Fact Sheet

Check out the latest facts, industry data and policy recommendations regarding waste heat and waste heat to power (WHP). See how using waste heat from industrial operations – without adding any fuel, combustion or emissions – could generate up to 15 GW of clean electricity in the U.S.  Click here for the WHP Fact Sheet

Aug 12, 2016

HiP Letter to Energy Bill Conference Leaders

Heat is Power sent a letter to leaders of the Senate and House Energy Bill conference asking them to support inclusion of the following in a bipartisan energy policy bill that can be signed into law: Define renewables to include WHP Provide model guidance for WHP and combined heat and power (CHP) systems Recognize WHP and CHP resiliency […]

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