Workshop: Improving Infrastructure and Resilience with Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

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Date(s) - 09/11/2019
7:30 am PDT - 11:00 am PDT

The Alliance Center


Join the Department of Energy’s Upper-West CHP TAP and ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA on September 11, for a half-day workshop on how combined heat and power (CHP) can provide cost effective, reliable power and enhance the resilience of public and private facilities across Colorado.


This session will cover the drivers and strategies that have helped facilities in this region successfully adopt CHP as well as discuss lessons learned and best practices. Local and national subject matter experts will share information about market trends, technologies, procurement and operations, and resilience strategies related to CHP. Attendees will also learn about federal, state and local incentives, project financing options, and free technical screenings and feasibility studies provided by the DOE CHP TAP.

Registration is free and breakfast and workshop materials will be provided.

Who should attend?

• Facility Managers
• Energy Managers
• State and Local Officials
• Offices of Emergency Management
• Contractors and Engineers

8:30 AM – Networking and registration
9:00 AM – Introductions and Program Overview
9:15 AM  – Exploring CHP and Market Trends
9:45 AM –  Panel: Incorporating CHP Systems in Colorado
11:00 AM –  Break
11:15 AM  – Resilience for Critical Infrastructure & Working with the CHP TAPs (CHP TAP)
11:45 AM  –  Q&A
Noon – Adjourn

What is CHP?

CHP systems are a highly efficient form of distributed generation, typically designed to serve a single large building, campus or group of facilities, including microgrids. During normal operation, CHP operates at high fuel efficiencies by simultaneously generating electricity and recovering heat to provide steam, hot water or chilled water.


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