As the New York Department of Buildings grapples with the treatment of distributed energy resources (DERs) — specifically combined heat and power — in the context of Local Law 97, it posed a series of questions to the NE Chapter of the CHP Alliance. In the following document, we have provided answers to those questions. We also seek to demonstrate how CHP systems can serve as decarbonization and resiliency tools to help New York City reach its climate goals and explore how the DOB can properly account for the technology’s benefits within the LL97 rules.
News and Events
The Combined Heat and Power Alliance is active at both the state and federal level. We often submit public comments, letters to state and federal lawmakers, provide Congressional testimony and comment on draft legislation. Below is a selection of our latest news and updates. Please visit the Resources page for access to more Alliance materials.
Wednesday, December 6 | 12 - 1:15 p.m. ET Fundamental changes are occurring in energy markets, which will radically alter technologies, systems, feedstocks, and methods of performance. But the application of CHP remains part of a near-, mid- and long-term...
The SWOT analysis at our NE Chapter’s annual conference yielded many important insights.