Date: October 28, 2021
On October 28, 2021 the Midwest cogeneration Association (MCA) held a webinar outlining the many different ways in which the newly passed Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) affects CHP and WHP in Illinois. Panelists included Graeme Miller from the Energy Resources Center, Nick Dreher from the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance and Patricia Sharkey from the MCA. While the effects of this bill are still being understood it is clear that it accomplished a number of important actions. The new legislation removed the 10 MW cap that prevented larger customers from participating in the energy efficiency program, it created a new distributed generation rebate program from qualified systems up to 5 MW, it creates a timeline for phasing out fossil fueled generating units, including CHP, greater than 25 MW, and it expanded the definition of renewable energy to include waste heat to power and
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