CHP for Resiliency Accelerator Partner Profiles

The partner summary table highlights key partner accomplishments, initiatives, and strategies related to resilience planning, and implementing CHP or DG programs or projects. Please click on an individual partner to see more information in their individual partner profile. Partner profiles were completed through multiple interviews with each partner listed below and focus on 4 aspects: 1.) Resilience Planning, 2.) Program or Project Implementation, 3.) Lessons Learned, and 4.) Additional Information.

Partner Name Partner Type Key Accomplishments
City of Boston City Coordinated a pilot project for a multi-user CHP district energy microgrid and Community Energy Study
Healthcare Without Harm Non-Profit Organization Helped develop toolkits and initiatives focused on resilient healthcare facilities for the US Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS)
Hoboken, NJ City Completing a feasibility study for the development of a city-wide microgrid to connect and power critical and community facilities
International District Energy Association (IDEA) Non-Profit Organization Organizes stakeholder engagement events that highlight the importance of CHP, microgrids, and district energy in increasing energy resilience
Maryland Energy Administration State Agency Administers a CHP grant program designed to encourage the growth of CHP to improve end-user resilience throughout the state
Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources State Agency Provided project implementation support to add resiliency capabilities to clean energy technologies at hospitals
Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department City Increasing the capacity of cogeneration units at two wastewater facilities studying of individual facilities to evaluate CHP and DER options
Missouri Department of Economic Development, Division of Energy State Agency Collaborated with Spire on several initiatives, such as co-hosting CHP summits focused on energy resiliency for critical facilities
Montgomery County, MD County Leading implementation of two pilot projects to enhance resiliency of individual facilities and the electric system with CHP
National Grid Utility Facilitated the interconnection of 900 MW of DERs for customers, and examining the feasibility of community microgrids in New York
Nicor Gas Utility Implementing a CHP rebate program in coordination with Com Ed to encourage the adoption of energy efficient technologies
New York City Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency City Oversees the OneNYC climate resiliency program and regularly convenes a Climate Change Adaptation Task Force (CCATF)
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) State Agency Encouraging deployment of CHP and microgrid solutions to increase energy resilience through multiple programs and initiatives
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Public Utility Commission Released policy statement encouraging CHP deployment and held CHP stakeholder working groups to convene stakeholders
Pittsburgh, PA City Investing in infrastructure and advanced technologies for microgrids, and completed an integrated resilience strategy for the city
PSEG Long Island  Utility Launched a CHP incentive program at the end of 2016 to help reach energy efficiency goals and improve customer resilience
Spire Utility Collaborated with Missouri on several initiatives, such as co-hosting CHP summits focused on energy resiliency for critical facilities
Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) Technology Developer Operates a district energy CHP system at the Texas Medical Center campus, providing reliable heat and power to all critical facilities
Tennessee Valley Authority Utility Built and implemented cogeneration solutions at two industrial facilities and completing additional CHP feasibility studies
Utah Governor's Office of Energy Development State Agency Directed State Energy Program (SEP) funds to target critical infrastructure resilience and created a CHP policy working group