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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 […]


Mar 31, 2015

DOE Releases WHP Market Assessment

U.S. Department of Energy Waste Heat to Power (WHP) Market Assessment Describes Potential for 14,594 MW of Additional WHP Projects at Over 2,900 Industrial Sites Across the U.S. Over 4,000 MW of Projects with Paybacks of 3 Years or Less Highlights the Immediate Opportunity to Provide Substantial Economic and Environmental Benefits Across a Wide Range of Industries […]


Jan 17, 2015

Xcel Energy to Provide Financial Incentives to CO Industrial Facilities that Convert Waste Heat to Power

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission approved Public Service Company of Colorado, a subsidiary of Xcel Energy, to provide financial incentives to industrial facilities that convert waste heat to power, known as “recycled energy” in Colorado. “The ruling—a first for the state—places recycled energy technologies alongside better-known renewables like wind, solar, biomass, and geothermal,” said Christine […]


Jan 12, 2015

Funding Opportunity for WHP Projects in New York State

NYSERDA Greenhouse Gas Reduction Pilot Program Could Provide up to 50% of the Total Project Costs for Waste Heat to Power Projects at Electric Generating Facilities The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently released a request for proposals to demonstrate market-ready technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector.  […]


Dec 1, 2014

The Heat is Power Association Comments on EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The Heat is Power Association filed comments today on EPA’s Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units. In addition to explaining waste heat to power (WHP) systems and existing support for WHP, the comments ask EPA to explicitly list WHP as a zero-emitting power source states can use to offset […]


Oct 25, 2014

Emission-free Power Generated from Waste Heat: Three Videos, Multiple Technologies

Great new videos from Heat is Power member companies Alphabet Energy and ElectraTherm highlight how waste heat can be economically turned into power without producing any incremental emissions. And watch the Heat is Power video for a general overview of waste heat to power.    Alphabet Energy’s E1 Thermoelectric Generator  8 ratings 4,600 views Alphabet Energy introduced […]


Oct 2, 2014

Presentation from HiP 2014 Annual Members Meeting now online

The Heat is Power Association’s 2014 Annual Members Meeting highlighted the Association’s focus, milestones, and accomplishments of the past year. Click here to view the presentation which includes details about HiP’s work to raise the profile for WHP with Congress, agencies, states and other stakeholders plus facts and stats about the industry and WHP opportunities. The presentation […]


Aug 12, 2014

2014 Waste Heat to Power Mid-year Report

The Heat is Power Association continues to raise the profile of WHP in Congress, within the Agencies and in the states. This newsletter provides an update on WHP in proposed federal legislation, state actions, DOE reports, and an EPA rulemaking.  You’ll also find information on our newest members and links to WHP resources.  Read on for details! Proposed Federal Legislation Supporting […]


Aug 6, 2014

Tell Your Representative To Co-Sponsor The POWER Act

The Power Efficiency and Resiliency “POWER” Act – H.R. 4916 would:  Make waste heat to power (WHP) eligible for the 30% investment tax credit, Increase the current ITC for CHP from 10 percent to 30 percent, Apply the credit towards a project’s first 25 megawatts, rather than the first 15 megawatts, and remove the cap limiting the credit […]


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