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DOE's CHP Technical Assistance Partnerships (CHP TAPs) promote and assist in transforming the market for CHP, waste heat to power, and district energy technologies/concepts throughout the United States. Key services of the CHP TAPs include:

End User Engagement: Partner with strategic End Users to advance technical solutions using CHP as a cost effective and resilient way to ensure American competitiveness, utilize local fuels and enhance energy security. CHP TAPs offer fact-based, non-biased engineering support to manufacturing, commercial, institutional and federal facilities and campuses.

Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with strategic Stakeholders, including regulators, utilities, and policy makers, to identify and reduce the barriers to using CHP to advance regional efficiency, promote energy independence and enhance the nation’s resilient grid. CHP TAPs provide fact-based, non-biased education to advance sound CHP programs and policies.

Technical Services: As leading experts in CHP (as well as microgrids, heat to power, and district energy) the CHP TAPs work with sites to screen for CHP opportunities as well as provide advanced services to maximize the economic impact and reduce the risk of CHP from initial CHP screening to installation.

The CHP TAP Technical Assistance graphic shown below, provides an overview of services offered to end users. For example:

  1. If you have a third party feasibility assessment for CHP at your site, the CHP TAP can review the assessment and provide critical analysis of the assumptions and findings.
  2. If you are wondering if a CHP system is right for your building or facility, the CHP TAP can conduce a quick screening analysis using a description of your facility and 12 months of electric and fuel data.
  3. When you receive a formal CHP project proposal and proforma, the CHP TAP can review the proposal and provide assessment of the technical and economic information.
  4. The CHP TAP can review also your project plans and specifications and bid responses, as well as, assist you in the down-selection process prior to project award.

CHP TAP PROJECT DEVELOPMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

FOR INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE, CONTACT THE CHP TAP IN YOUR AREA:

New England New York-New Jersey Mid-Atlantic Southeast Midwest Southcentral Central Upper-West Western Northwest
DOE's Combined Heat & Power Technical Assistance Partnerships (CHP TAPs) promote and assist in transforming the market for CHP, waste heat to power, and district energy technologies/concepts throughout the United States. Key services of the CHP TAPs include:
End User Engagement
Partner with strategic end users to advance technical solutions using CHP as a cost-effective and resilient way to ensure American competitiveness, utilize local fuels, and enhance energy security. CHP TAPs offer fact-based, non-biased engineering support to manufacturing, commercial, institutional and federal facilities and campuses.
Stakeholder Engagement
Engage with strategic stakeholders, including regulators, utilities, and policymakers, to identify and reduce the barriers to using CHP to advance regional efficiency, promote energy independence, and enhance the nation’s resilient grid. CHP TAPs provide fact-based, non-biased education to advance sound CHP programs and policies.
Technical Services
As leading experts in CHP (as well as microgrids, heat to power, and district energy) the CHP TAPs work with sites to screen for CHP opportunities as well as provide advanced services to maximize the economic impact and reduce the risk of CHP from initial screening to installation.
New England
New England
www.nechptap.org
Director: David Dvorak, Ph.D., P.E.
University of Maine
207-581-2338
dvorak@maine.edu
New York-New Jersey
New York-New Jersey
www.nynjchptap.org
Director: Tom Bourgeois
Pace University
914-422-4013
tbourgeois@law.pace.edu
Mid-Atlantic
Mid-Atlantic
www.machptap.org
Director: Jim Freihaut, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
814-863-0083
jdf11@psu.edu
Southeast
Southeast
www.sechptap.org
Director: Isaac Panzarella, P.E.
North Carolina State University
919-515-0354
ipanzarella@ncsu.edu
Midwest
Midwest
www.mwchptap.org
Director: Cliff Haefke
University of Illinois at Chicago
312-355-3476
chaefk1@uic.edu
Southcentral
Southcentral
www.scchptap.org
Director: Gavin Dillingham, Ph.D.
HARC
281-216-7147
gdillingham@harcresearch.org
Central
Central
www.cchptap.org
Director: Cliff Haefke
University of Illinois at Chicago
312-355-3476
chaefk1@uic.edu
Upper-West
Upper-West
www.uwchptap.org
Director: Gavin Dillingham, Ph.D.
HARC
281-216-7147
gdillingham@harcresearch.org
Western
Western
www.wchptap.org
Director: Carol Denning
Center for Sustainable Energy
530-513-2799
carol.denning@energycenter.org
Northwest
Northwest
www.nwchptap.org
Director: David Van Holde, P.E.
Washington State University
360-956-2071
VanHoldeD@energy.wsu.edu