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NGIC presents: "Combined Heat and Power : The Next Generation"

Natural Gas Industries Coalition (NGIC)

Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

Bordentown, NJ

NGIC presents: "Combined Heat and Power : The Next...

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Learn how CHP and DG can contribute to energy security and where this has been successful.  Attend the workshop and road-mapping event coordinated with the US DOE and the NJBPU.

The worldwide market for power generation is undergoing a tremendous transformation due to the abundant supply of natural gas in this country.  This is resulting in intense competition, as well as price increases and capacity shortages.  At the same time new, cost-effective distributed generation/combined heat and power technologies are increasingly commercially available. Finally, near-term reductions in greenhouse gas emissions are necessary and CHP promises to be a key measure for fighting climate change.  Current trends favor DG/CHP technologies for some key applications.

Distributed generation produces energy through smaller sources than traditional utility-scale generation. Distributed generation can lower environmental impact and improve security of supply. What are the advantages and disadvantages of increasing distributed generation vs. building more centralized generation?  What is the largest obstacle that distributed generation faces right now?  

 

 


NGIC is sponsoring the conference to provide a forum for small-scale power generation.  Participants include project developers, equipment manufacturers, utilities, end-users, trade associations, and financial institutions.  Cogeneration feasibility studies and market assessments have intuitively and objectively pointed in this direction.  U.S. companies are actively assessing and acting on distributed generation/CHP business opportunities with security, environmental and risk mitigation benefits.  Let’s explore the market for distributed generation/CHP technologies as well as develop effective business strategies for energy security independence and reliability!

 


 

 

8:30am-9:00am

 

Check-in and Breakfast

9:00am-9:15am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15am-9:45am

Opening Keynote - Past, Present and Future Impacts of DG

Richard Sweetser, DOE's Mid Atlantic Energy Application Center

9:45am-11:00am

The Regulatory and Technical Interface

Part One:

The Benefits of Distributed Generation

Ed Mercer, NJBPU 

Edward Graham, Chairman, President and CEO South Jersey Industries

Steve Goldenberg, Fox Rothchild, Rep. Large Energy Users

Gearoid Foley, DOE's Mid Atlantic Energy Application Center

11:00am-11:15am

Networking Break

11;15am-12:15am

The Regulatory and Technical Interface

Part Two:

Barriers Still Exist, But Can Be Overcome

Frank Dicola, Energenics

Joe Sullivan, Concord Energy

Larry Plitch, Veolia

 

 

12:15am-12:30pm

Networking Break

12:30pm-1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm-3:00pm

Panel Discussion2

 

Money For Megawatts

Incentives and Financing Tools

TBD, NJ Economic Development Authority

Jim Thoma, Green Campus Partners

Marybeth Brenner, NJBPU

   

2:30pm-3:00pm

 

Interactive Dialogue with Panelists

 

 

3:00pm-3:30pm

Closing Remarks -Role for Reliability, Security and Storm Mitigation in Our Energy Mix

Bob Hanna, NJ BPU President

3:30pm-4:30pm

Reception


 

Have questions about NGIC presents: "Combined Heat and Power : The Next Generation"? Contact Natural Gas Industries Coalition (NGIC)

When & Where


The EcoComplex
1200 Florence Columbus Rd
Bordentown, NJ 08505

Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT)


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Natural Gas Industries Coalition (NGIC)

The Natural Gas Industry Coaltion(NGIC) promoteindustry issues related to the supply, transmission, storage, distribution and use of natural gas. The organization works to identify, develop, and implement value-added programs on behalf of members through govenment relations, marketing and advocacy. NGIC collects and disseminates industry-related information, and conducts conferences and programs. The coalition maintains strong relationships with other partners industry trade associations with similar interest and serves as a credible voice to support the industry. NGIC engages in grass roots and grass tops efforts to support the industry and provides a platform to present objective academic or scientific analysis.  Overall, NGIC collaborates with trade associations in the utility and energy industries to reinforce the position of the natural gas industry.

 

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