Country:United States
Policy status:In Force
Date Effective:2008
Date Amended:


Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies, Information and Education>Advice/Aid in Implementation, Information and Education>Information provision
Policy Target:Energy Sector, Energy Sector>CHP
Agency:U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
Legal References:42 USC 6345 - Clean Energy Application Centers
Funding:USD 4.4 million in FY12

The CHP Technical Assistance Partnerships (CHP TAPs) promote and assist in transforming the market for CHP, waste heat to power, and district energy technologies and concepts throughout the United States. Key services include: Market Opportunity Analyses – Supporting analyses of CHP market opportunities in diverse markets including industrial, federal, institutional, and commercial sectors; Education and Outreach – Providing information on the energy and non-energy benefits and applications of CHP to state and local policy makers, regulators, energy end-users, trade associations and others; and Technical Assistance – Providing technical assistance to end-users and stakeholders to help them consider CHP, waste heat to power, and/or district energy with CHP in their facility and to help them through the project development process from initial CHP screening to installation. CHP TAPs changed its name from the Clean Energy Application Centers (CEACs) in 2013.


This record supersedes:CHP Technical Assistance Partnerships (CHP TAPs)

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