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2017 CHP Policy Forum

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2017 CHP Policy Forum

October 11, 2017

8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Washington, DC


Join CHP Association and members of the CHP industry at the 2017 CHP Policy Forum.  Hear updates on legislation and regulation currently affecting CHP, as well as information on upcoming policy efforts around combined heat and power.  This event offers an annual opportunity for the combined heat and power community to gather and have an open conversation about the state of CHP and its prospects for the future. Attendees will also hear about CHP’s potential role the legislative priorities of the new administration and congress. The forum will be an all day event ending with a networking reception where attendees can talk more with each other. If you would like to be involved in the event through speaking or sponsoring, please contact Winnie Warner at


8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast and Registration

9:00 – 9:30 Welcoming: How CHP is Meeting New Challenges and Opportunities in 2017

9:30 – 10:00 How New Patterns of Living Including Electric Cars are Looking to CHP

10:00 – 10:30 CIBO and CHPA Partnerships

10:30 – 11:00 Networking Break

11:00 – 11:30 How Batteries May Transform the CHP Market

11:30 – 12:00 Reliability and CHP

12:00 – 12:30 CHP as the essential element of Microgrids

12:30 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 What is the impact of federal energy taxes on the CHP industry?

1:30 – 2:00 PURPA and what it means for CHP, reliability, and the grid

2:00 – 2:30 Natural Gas Policy on Federal Lands and the Impact on CHP

2:30 – 3:00 Networking Break

3:00 – 3:30 Infrastructure Legislation and How it Could Impact the Demand For CHP

3:30 – 4:00 Regional CHP Update

4:00 – 4:30 The Most Recent CHP Studies and a Look at One Underway

4:30 – 5:00 How Transmission and Distribution Costs May Bolster the Case for CHP

5:00 – 5:15 Concluding Comments

5:15 – 7:00 Networking Reception