PUC Promotes Combined Heat and Power Technology in Pennsylvania

Earlier this month, April 5, 2018, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) adopted a policy statement geared toward helping advance the development of combined heat and power (CHP) technology. Additionally, the PUC’s Bureau of Technical Utility Services will initiate a CHP Working Group to engage with stakeholders and encourage the deployment of, and reduce barriers to, CHP … Continue reading PUC Promotes Combined Heat and Power Technology in Pennsylvania

New Wind Power Project for Pennsylvania

June 12, 2017, the Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. took an important step towards its commitment to 100 percent renewable energy for the firm’s global electricity needs. It has signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, which will add new renewable energy capacity to the electricity grid. The agreement will … Continue reading New Wind Power Project for Pennsylvania

Join Us at GlobalCon Energy Expo

The GLOBALCON Expo will emphasize four critical areas of leading edge technology and related services: Energy Management, HVAC and Smart Building Systems Renewables, Alternative Energy and Onsite Generation Lighting Efficiency and Integrated Energy Solutions Plant and Facilities Management GLOBALCON 2017, presented by the Association of Energy Engineers, is designed specifically to facilitate those seeking to … Continue reading Join Us at GlobalCon Energy Expo

SUNSHOT $$$ PRIZE: SOLAR IN YOUR COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

The SunShot Prize: Solar in Your Community Challenge is a prize competition that aims to expand solar electricity access to all Americans, especially underserved segments such as low- and moderate-income (LMI) households, state, local, and tribal governments, and nonprofit organizations. In order to make solar more accessible and inclusive for every American, the Challenge works … Continue reading SUNSHOT $$$ PRIZE: SOLAR IN YOUR COMMUNITY CHALLENGE

$107 Million for Solar and Renewable Projects – $65 Million Available This Year

September 14, 2016 the U.S. Energy Department announced up to $107 million in new projects and planned funding in order to support America’s continued leadership in clean energy innovation through solar technology. Under the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s (EERE) SunShot Initiative, the Department will fund 40 projects with a total of $42 million … Continue reading $107 Million for Solar and Renewable Projects – $65 Million Available This Year

Is My Facility a Good Candidate for CHP?

Considering Combined Heat and Power (CHP) to save money, enhance reliability, and benefit the environment?  The EPA CHP Partnership and Prince Law Offices can help.  Answering "yes" to any of the following questions indicates that the facility may be a good candidate for CHP: Do you pay more than $0.07 per kWh on average for … Continue reading Is My Facility a Good Candidate for CHP?

PUC Promotes Combined Heat and Power

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) today, February 25, 2016, approved a joint motion proposing a Policy Statement related to combined heat and power (CHP) technology and increasing development among Pennsylvania’s regulated electric and natural gas distribution companies. CHP is a form of distributed energy, located at or near a building or facility, which provides … Continue reading PUC Promotes Combined Heat and Power

PaPUC to Explore Alternative Utility Ratemaking Methods

Today the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) announced it will hold a March 3, 2016 hearing in Harrisburg to gather information from experts regarding alternative ratemaking methodologies. Ratemaking alternatives, such as revenue decoupling, for example, could involve making consumer charges less dependent on usage. Decoupling advocates suggest that decoupling removes possible disincentives for greater energy … Continue reading PaPUC to Explore Alternative Utility Ratemaking Methods

Solar & Wind Tax Credit Extensions Big Boost To Solar & Wind Growth

Just in time for the Holidays, after many long months of deliberations and lobbying, the US Congress has approved a five-year extension to the Investment Tax Credit, which has buoyed the country’s solar industry for several years and to the Production Tax Credit, which has similarly been a critical support for the country’s wind energy industry. … Continue reading Solar & Wind Tax Credit Extensions Big Boost To Solar & Wind Growth

EPA Clean Power Plan Comments Due Soon

EPA is soliciting comments on the Clean Power Plan Proposed Federal Plan and Proposed Model Rules, to be submitted by January 21st. Please note that there are a number of topics that may be of interest to combined heat and power (CHP) stakeholders, including those in the following sections of the Preamble: Section IV.C.3 on … Continue reading EPA Clean Power Plan Comments Due Soon