Report: Combined Heat and Power Market Growth Varies from State to State, Requiring More Than Supportive Policies for Greater Deployment

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CHP Already Providing Over 12% of U.S Electricity, but More Efforts Are Needed to Overcome Market Barriers and Mitigate Uncertainty


Washington, D.C. (September 28, 2011): The combined heat and power (CHP) market is growing unevenly in different states, and will require more efforts than just supportive policies to achieve greater deployment, according to a new report released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The report, Challenges Facing Combined Heat and Power Today: A State-by-State Assessment,profiles CHP markets in each state and identifies which elements of the market are encouraging or discouraging CHP developers today.