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CHP plants are in place already for many manufacturing operations, as well as hospitals, office complexes, or any large building that requires electricity around-the-clock.

Catching on to Cogeneration

Energy-efficiency is not a hard-sell to manufacturers, so why are there not more proponents for cogeneration?

U.S. manufacturers may be taking a breather after several decades of expanding regulatory policy, but that does not mean federal agencies are not watching, and planning. The quest to optimize the availability and use of thermal and electrical energy in manufacturing plants is as intense as ever, and the U.S. Dept. of Energy is coordinating such efforts through its Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE.)

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