Southeast CHP TAP Events & Publications
The Southeast CHP Technical Assistance Partnership (CHP TAP) aims to deliver its message to a wide variety of organizations interested in the efficiency, environmental, and security benefits of combined heat and power. Please contact us if you would like the Southeast CHP TAP to deliver a presentation to your organization.
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- Better Buildings Summer Webinar Series: How to Identify CHP Projects That Fit Your Goals, July 1, 2021
DOE experts shared how to identify candidate CHP projects opportunities, provided an overview of the CHP project development process, and explained the step-by-step screening analysis for CHP – a no-cost service provided to end-users through the DOE CHP Technical Assistance Partnerships (TAP) program.
- Better Buildings Summer Webinar Series: Boosting Industrial and Manufacturing Efficiency and Resiliency with CHP, June 17, 2021
This webinar focused on strategies for industrial and manufacturing sectors to increase energy utilization, improve resilience and meet clean energy goals through the installation of combined heat and power (CHP).
- 2021 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit, May 17-20, 2021
The U.S. Department of Energy’s 2021 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit was held virtually May 17-20, 2021. This four-day leadership symposium consisted of online webinars and peer exchanges with fellow industry stakeholders and experts. This annual event for Better Buildings, Better Plants Partners and other stakeholders provided the opportunity for professionals to explore emerging technologies and share innovative strategies in energy and water efficiency.
- Webinar: Designing Hybrid Combined Heat and Power Systems – An Introduction to New Features in NREL’s REopt Lite Tool, March 2, 2021
New important features have been added to National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s free solar+wind+storage online optimization tool, REopt Lite. This webinar focused on REopt Lite’s new CHP module, which allows users to evaluate the economic and resilience benefits of different types of CHP prime movers as well as chilled water storage, hot water storage, and absorption chillers. These technologies can be evaluated on their own or in combination with solar PV, wind, and battery storage.
- Webinar: Bioenergy + Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Benefits for Municipalities, June 17, 2020
Renewable biogas from landfills and anaerobic digestion at wastewater facilities provides cities and counties with electricity and thermal energy while also reducing emissions. Webinar speakers included: Isaac Panzarella, Director, DOE Southeast CHP TAP; Jon McDonald, Three Rivers Planning & Development District, MS; and end-users Will Rice, McAlpine Wastewater Management Facility, Pineville, NC and Sarah Hazel, Office of Sustainability, Charlotte, NC.
- Mississippi Energy Coordinators Association (MECA) Annual Conference, March 25-26, 2020, Greenwood, MS
- 2019 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit, July 10-11, 2019, Arlington, VA
The US Department of Energy’s 2019 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit was held in the Washington, D.C. metro area. This annual event for Better Buildings, Better Plants Partners and other key stakeholders provides the opportunity for professionals to explore emerging technologies and share innovative strategies in energy and water efficiency.
- Tennessee Environmental Conference, March 18-20, 2019, Kingsport, TN
At the 2019 Tennessee Environmental Conference the Southeast CHP TAP presented "The Benefits of Combined Heat and Power in Tennessee." The presentation highlighted energy resilience benefits and included highlights of facilities in Tennessee, including the newest system in the state, located at Erlanger Hospital.
RESOURCES & PUBLICATIONS
Visit the CHP Program Resources and Publications Library to find CHP-related resources and publications.