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COGEN Industries Council (CIC)
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 »

Evaluating the Benefits of Greater Global Investment
Decentralized Energy

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September 2016

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'Global power plays - local power' for COSPP

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Exec. Summary
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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NYSERDA On-Site Power Conference & Expo
-- Save The Dates -- December 7 and 8, 2016, Manhattan

Join NYSERDA and energy industry partners in the cleantech arena for a two-part event dedicated to solutions harnessing the integration of distributed generation clean energy technologies.

Day 1 - December 7 Take part in a conference focused on the benefits of integrating solar PV, CHP, and battery/fuel cell technologies. Conference will explore the value proposition and market potential of integrated/hybrid solutions, market hurdles, and possible corrective action strategies and interventions.

Day 2 - December 8 Exhibit your products, systems, and services to hundreds of building owners and operators looking for new ways to save energy and money.

For more information on exhibiting and participation, please contact WADE at info@localpower.org.

Invitation to Attend Free Webinars on Industrial CHP and Trigeneration Applications
OPRA Turbines is organizing a series of webinars on cogeneration applications. Each webinar covers a different application. Please find upcoming webinars below.

You can attend all the webinars for free and they last approximately 45 minutes. Each webinar will be held twice per day, allowing for different time zones:

Session 1: Amsterdam10.00AM / Jakarta 3.00PM
Session 2: Amsterdam 5.00PM / New York 11.00AM

CHP case studies / Bringing CHP to tissue paper mills and rubber plants / Trigeneration applications
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» WADE in Action
Energy Development in Southeast Europe: Energy security, sustainability, investment and growth

The Sixth Regional Energy Conference "Energy Development in Southeast Europe: Energy security, sustainability, investment and growth", held 19-20 September 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria: The Conference was attended by over 150 representatives from the National Assembly, the European Parliament, the Ministry of Energy and other Bulgarian governmental institutions, ambassadors and counselors from diplomatic missions in Bulgaria and in other countries in the region, CEOs and experts from energy companies, representatives of the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, consulting companies from the energy and extractive industry, NGOs and a number of other experts.
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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
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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  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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3rd Annual Microgrid Global Innovation Forum 2016
  22nd - 23rd November 2016
Lisbon, Portugal - Global microgrid capacity is expected to grow from 1.4 GW in 2015 to 7.6 GW in 2024 under a base scenario, according to Navigant Research.* The drivers behind this growth range from the need for greater grid reliability and resiliency, to the integration of more renewable energy into the grid -- including distributed solar, wind, biogas, etc.
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Asia Power & Electricity Convention 2016
  23rd - 24th November 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia - Asia has been rapidly industrializing since at least the year 2000. One of the limiting factors on this growth has been the availability of energy generation capability as the electrical power market has struggled to keep pace. World electricity demand is rising rapidly driven mainly by growth in Asia.
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Renewable Energy For Indonesia 2016
  6th - 7th December 2016
Jakarta, Indonesia - By the year 2025, the population of Indonesia is expected to reach 285 million, an increase of 35 million compared to 2015. It is clear that this will have an impact on the national energy demands.
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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.