MCA works to improve general business conditions of the industry. The non-profit organization provides pertinent information for its members to conduct research, publish reports, and hold various seminars and workshops with the goal to advance the concept of cogeneration throughout the Midwest. MCA was incorporated in 1984 and covers the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. The group has held annual regional conferences since 1985.
The A&WMA Lake Michigan States Section and the Union Club Environmental Committee are pleased to invite you to join us to hear Ms. Molly Lunn, Deputy Director, Office of Energy and Recycling, Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity on January 12, 2016, Tuesday at 8AM.
The Dinner Meeting Speaker, Jay Wrobel (U.S. DOE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office’s Industrial Technical Assistance), will discuss “How is the U.S. Department of Energy providing Technical Assistance today to U.S. Industry?” Read more….
Copies of the presentations made by Cliff Haefke (MCA President) and by the featured speaker, Jay Wrobel (U.S. Department of Energy) at the MCA Networking Dinner Meeting on November 16, 2015 and the list of attendees of the that event are now available in the Members section of the MCA Website after members login. Some […]
A copy of the agenda and links to all the presentations made at the joint conference of MCA and IEEE on February 17, 2016 (North Lake, IL) are now available for everyone till March 23, 2016. After that this information will be available only to the MCA members in the Members Only section that requires […]
Copies of the presentations made by Cliff Haefke (MCA President) and the featured speaker, Jay Wrobel (U.S. Department of Energy) at the MCA Networking Dinner Meeting on November 16, 2015 are now available. Some Photos and the list of attendees of the event are also available.
On October 23, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published in the Federal Register the final Clean Power Plan rules for existing power plants. These rules set ambitious carbon emission limits and gives states flexibility to determine how to achieve them, including the use of industrial energy efficiency technologies such as CHP and waste heat to […]
Energy Efficiency Policies, Programs, and Practices in the Midwest: A Resource Guide for Policymakers Policy Reports May, 2014 Energy Efficiency has a long and successful history in the Midwest, and investments continue to grow. Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance originally released Energy Efficiency Policies, Programs, and Practices in the Midwest: A Resource Guide for Policymakers in […]
By Arthur Venables On December 11, 1995, a fire struck textile manufacturer Malden Mills, the single largest employer in Lawrence, Mass. The very next day, Aaron Feuerstein, president and CEO of Malden Mills, began the rebuilding process. In an effort to rebuild smartly, with emphasis on lower energy use and decreased emissions, Malden aggressively pursued […]
By Rick Stouffer Cogeneration, a decades-old power-delivery system that has been embraced and shunned numerous times by utilities and customers in the last century, is poised to enjoy its greatest renaissance since central generation became the norm. A number of circumstances, not the least of which are the need for “six-nines” power reliability, energy efficiency, […]