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 […]

Jan 21, 2016

HiP Comments on Proposed EPA Clean Power Plan – federal plan, model trading rules and CEIP

The Heat is Power Association today submitted comments to the U.S. EPA regarding the proposed Clean Power Plan federal plan, model trading rules and Clean Energy Incentive Program. HiP commended EPA for recognizing the benefits of non-emitting WHP and for including provisions to permit and encourage WHP as a compliance option in the CPP. In addition, […]

Dec 17, 2015

HiP Urges Leaders in House and Senate to include WHP in ITC

The Heat is Power Association sent letters to Senate and House Leadership urging inclusion of waste heat to power (WHP) in the Sec. 48 investment tax credit in any Manager’s Amendment or other changes to the pending Extenders and Omnibus measures. The Senate Finance Committee early this year reported by voice vote S. 913 (Senators […]

Dec 8, 2015

HiP Supports Exemption from Ontario Boiler Regulation for ORC systems

The Heat is Power Association wrote a letter of support to Ontario’s Ministry of Government and Consumer Services and its Technical Standard & Safety Authority to express support for exempting ORC systems from Boiler reg. 219/01, thus approving the ORC for unattended operation while requiring a lower level of operator certification. In addition, HiP requested […]

Dec 2, 2015

Encourage your Congressmen to support the POWER Act to improve industrial energy efficiency, reduce emissions, create U.S. jobs and increase U.S. competitiveness

Imagine if every time you stopped to buy gas, you spilled two gallons for every one you put in the tank. That’s exactly what happens with energy wasted at factories and power plants across the United States: for every ton of coal burned to generate power, two-thirds of the potential energy is lost. What if […]

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 […]

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