DE & CHP: Smart Tools in a 111(d) Toolbox

This IDEA white paper describes how District Energy/CHP systems can cost-effectively cut emissions, strengthen grid and support state compliance plans with 111(d).

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DECC publishes Heat Networks Investment report

This UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) report outlines over $2B in potential infrastructure investment in 290 heat networks.

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IDEA signs multinational DE/CHP cooperation MOU

IDEA signs a precedent setting MOU with China District Heating Assoc., Euroheat & Power, Korea District Heating & Cooling Assoc., & Mongolian Ministry of Energy.

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10 Reasons for CHP in State Clean Power Plans

PEW Charitable Trusts Clean Energy Initiative Report:  10 reasons why states should include CHP in their clean power planning process.

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MRC comments on NY REV Proceeding

Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) files comments with the NY PSC on the implementation and regulation of microgrids in REV proceeding.

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NY Prize awards $100,000 each to 83 communities

Gov. Cuomo has announced NY Prize awards of approximately $100,000 each to 83 communities across the state to support innovative microgrid projects.

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Community Microgrids Guide — FREE download

This new authoritative guide for mayors and city leaders explains why CA, MA and NY offer substantial incentives to develop microgrids, and much more.

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District energy/CHP eligible for DOE Loan Program

DOE has initiated the process to increase Title XVII loan guarantees by $1 billion & to include eligibility for  district energy & CHP system projects.

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EPA Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants

On Aug. 3, 2015, President Obama and EPA announced the Clean Power Plan - a historic and important step in reducing carbon pollution from existing power plants.

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Microgrid systems that raise the bar

Select microgrid case study presentations from IDEA Conference Proceedings explore their planning, design, construction, financing and operation.

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Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act Reintroduced

Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act would give renewable energy projects access to a tax advantage currently available only to oil, gas, and coal projects.

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IDEA supports UN's District Energy in Cities Initiative

The UN's District Energy in Cities Initiative's SE4ALL District Energy accelerator can play a critical role in addressing climate change," said IDEA's Rob Thornton.

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