Why combined heat and power (CHP)? Examining a trend.

October 1, 2016 Tom Phelps

Tom Phelps discusses the case for Combined Heat and Power (CHP) solutions, outlining some of the key considerations for multiple buildings sector clients


In this presentation from 2016, Tom outlines the shift away from the conventional baseload model towards a more distributed model, where self-generation options continue to proliferate, looking at incentives and tailwinds for some major market segments. Tom explains the benefits of CHP, and some general financial case considerations, along with identifying capacity and considerations for each major CHP market segment.

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Tom Phelps

Tom is a Professional Engineer specializing in building and campus energy systems evaluation and detailed design, including electrical power and thermal energy generation and distribution.

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