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The COGEN Industries Council (CIC) is comprised of WADE member companies and supporting organizations that work to advance cogeneration and all related technologies such as trigeneration, district heating and cooling and waste heat to power. More »

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April 2016

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The Potential for Clean DE and CHP in China

More for Less: How Decentralized Energy can Deliver Cleaner, Cheaper and More Efficient Energy in Nigeria
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Washington Oil & Gas Forum
U.S. Congress, Government and Oil & Gas Leaders will share their leadership experience at the Washington Oil & Gas Forumon June 8th & 9that the Cosmos Club (2121 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008).

JOIN the most influential oil & gas forum in Washington, DC to gain strategic market insight on the latest upstream and midstream developments and investment opportunities.

This year’s focus is on the international impact of US LNG exports. The surge in the US natural gas production opens up new opportunities in the  trade relations between the United States and its trading partners. The Forum brings together international oil and gas leaders and government decision makers to promote commercial agreements in the American oil and gas industry.
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EDGE Finance Advisory - Distributed Energy Finance Report
Sullivan & Worcester and the World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE) are pleased to announce the release of the EDGE Finance Distributed Energy Report for Q2 2015. The EDGE Report provides current, actionable market intelligence for investors, project developers and companies bringing distributed energy technologies and services to market.
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WADE - DistribuGen Conference & Trade Show for Cogeneration/CHP 2015
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Business Tax Credits for CHP Projects Proposed in Texas
A bill filed in the Texas Legislature at the behest to the WADE Cogeneration Industries Council would add language to the state Tax Code creating a business tax credit deduction for combined heat and power (CHP) projects. The tax deduction would be equal to the existing deductions currently available for wind, solar and clean coal energy projects. The bill, HB 2500, defines a CHP project as one that provides the sequential generation of power and thermal energy with an overall efficiency of energy that exceeds sixty percent, and the bill language is written to include thermal energy storage systems (TES) and waste heat to power (WHP) systems as being a CHP project and therefore also qualifying for the tax credits.

The tax credits authorized by this bill may be significant. The State of Texas would allow tax credits for CHP projects to be computed in one of two ways: (1) the total cost of the system may be deducted from the company's taxable capital; or, (2) 10% of the system's cost may be deducted from the company's income. Both taxable capital and a company's income are taxed under the franchise tax, which is Texas's equivalent to a corporate tax.

The Texas Legislature convenes for only 140 days every two years and the current session is scheduled to end June 1, 2015. Hearings on the bill have not yet been scheduled but are anticipated to being in April. This bill will be a topic of conversation at the upcoming WADE DistribuGen Conference and Trade Show for Cogeneration/CHP 2015.
For more information contact Paul Cauduro, Director, Cogeneration Industries Council at pcauduro@localpower.org
 
WADE Comments on the EPA's Proposed Rule to Limit Carbon Emissions from Existing Power Plants
WADE recently joined forces with other industry members to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the proposed Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units (EGUs) under section 111 (d) of the Clean Air Act. The EPA rule is designed to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal plants by as much as 30% by 2030 compared to 2005 levels. Nearly 2 million comments were submitted to the EPA on the proposed rule.

The rule is scheduled to be finalized in mid-2015 and then each state will have a year to design plans for meeting the emission reduction goals. Many industry members agreed that rule presented an opportunity to promote the energy efficiency and emissions saving benefits of cogeneration/CHP and other decentralized energy options.
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The Navigant Research report - Industrial Combined Heat and Power
Fuel Cell, Engine, and Turbine Technologies for Cogeneration in Industrial
Applications: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts'

Analyzes the global market potential for industrial CHP systems for a range of industrial applications - refineries, pulp and paper mills, food processing facilities, etc. - using technologies such as turbines, internal combustion engines, fuel cells, and Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) engines. The study includes in-depth assessments of 10 leading countries for the installation of industrial CHP systems and provides an outlook for increased fuel switching to natural gas. Global market forecasts for installed capacity and revenue, segmented by region, country, and scenario, extend through 2023. The report also examines the key market drivers and barriers related to industrial CHP and the main industry players engaged in this market. The cost of the report is discounted for WADE members. Contact Krystal Zayas-Wright krystal.zayas-wright@navigant.com or
+1 (720) 458-8814

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» Featured Events
West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) 2016
  25th - 26th May 2016
Seattle, USA - We are pleased to invite you to participate in the West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC), hosted by Puget Sound Energy (PSE) on May 25-26, 2016 in Seattle at the Washington State Convention Center.
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NGR May 26 Guest Speaker: Karen Alderman Harbert, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy
  26th May 2016
Washington, DC, USA - The Natural Gas Roundtable is pleased to announce that Karen Alderman Harbert, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy, will be the guest speaker at the Thursday, May 26th luncheon.
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Distributed Energy Development & Deployment Summit
  1st - 3rd June 2016
Washington, DC, USA - Infocast's Distributed Energy Development & Deployment Summit will provide a platform for Federal, State and Local-Level representatives to outline their distributed energy deployment programs and plans to move towards a decentralized, resilient and modern grid.
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Washington Oil & Gas Forum
  8th - 9th June 2016
Washington, DC, USA - U.S. Congress, Government and Oil & Gas Leaders will share their leadership experience at the Washington Oil & Gas Forum, on June 8th & 9that the Cosmos Club (2121 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20008).
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Low Carbon Scotland 2016 Developing Smart Connected Communities of Tomorrow, Today
  28th June 2016
Edinburgh, Scotland - Low Carbon Scotland 2016 Developing smart connected communities of tomorrow, today is a unique conference that will address Scotland's current carbon position and allow us to hear from those leading and driving the policies and proposals.
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4th Annual Power & Electricity Philippines 2016
  19th - 22nd July 2016
Manila, Philippines - The 3rd Philippines Power & Energy Conference was a great success. The event was a global gathering of power and energy producers and suppliers
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District Cooling World Summit 2016
  25th - 28th July 2016
Singapore - The District Cooling market has undergone a significant transformation as part of the heighten demands on environmental initiatives from the government authority on the national and global level.
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Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW)
  24th - 28th October 2016
Singapore - The 9th Annual SIEW 2016 is the foremost platform for top policymakers, energy practitioners and commentators to discuss energy issues, strategies and solutions. SIEW brings together the world's leading conferences, exhibitions, workshops and networking events from across the energy spectrum of oil & gas, clean and renewable energy and financing- in one week, in one location. Please visit www.siew.sg for further information.
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APPrO 2016 CHALLENGE + CHANGE
  15th - 16th November 2016
Toronto, Canada - APPrO 2016 - 28th Annual Canadian Power Conference & Networking Centre will take place on November 15 & 16 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto. The Canadian Power Conference is the leading annual event of its kind in Canada. Don't miss the Canadian Power industry's premiere event.
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In Search of WADE Research Projects and Proposals
USA - WADE has a long history of helping public and private sector institutions around the world understand and realize Decentralized Energy (DE) benefits and opportunities through its tradition of thorough and comprehensive research. In addition to WADE's regular publications, reports and market studies, WADE has participated in successful projects, conferences and educational campaigns, working with a range of governments, national and international organisations. WADE's contribution to these projects includes:
  1. WADE Economic Model - computer modeling of the economic and environmental impacts of DE in a specified area
  2. DE Potential Analysis - assessment of the potential for developing DE in a specified area
  3. DE Policy Best Practice Review - international overview of policy mechanisms for DE
  4. DE Technology Status Review - overview of the performance and market-readiness of DE technologies
  5. DE Project Best Practice Case Studies - overview of successful DE case study projects worldwide relevant to a specified area
  6. Education and Outreach Programs focusing on DE, environment and economic efficiency
Are you aware of any opportunities where WADE can bring its expertise to bear? Please contact WADE and let us know how we can help your company or organization. 
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