Southeast CHP TAP News, 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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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.

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.



  • CHP Technical Potential in the United States
    This market analysis report provides data on the technical potential in industrial facilities and commercial buildings for “topping cycle” CHP, waste heat to power CHP (WHP CHP), and district energy CHP in the U.S. 
  • CHP Financing Primer
    This financing primer provides checklists of information that financiers need to evaluate CHP investment opportunities, and discusses how CHP developers can best tailor their financing approach to a specific project. 
  • CHP: A Clean Energy Solution:
    A paper by the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that provides a foundation for national discussions on effective ways to reach a 40 GW target, and includes an overview of the key issues currently impacting CHP deployment and the factors that need to be considered by stakeholders participating in the dialogue.
  • Characterization of CHP Opportunities at U.S. Wastewater Treatment Plants
    This report examines the current state of anaerobic digester gas-fueled CHP at wastewater treatment plants, identifies critical implementation factors, and estimates the technical potential for new CHP installations. 

Fact Sheets

  • CHP Deployment Program Fact Sheet
    This fact sheet provides an overview of the U.S. DOE’s CHP Deployment Program and the key services it provides. 
  • CHP Technology Fact Sheets
  • CHP Economic Success Stories Fact Sheet
    This fact sheet highlights the benefits CHP can provide in energy cost savings, which can lead to facility expansions, increased end-user revenue and productivity, job creation, and economic benefits for surrounding communities.
  • Boiler MACT Fact Sheet
    DOE began the Boiler MACT technical assistance program with a pilot program in partnership with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio to provide site-specific technical and cost information to the more than 50 facilities in the state affected by Boiler MACT.