MCA conference 2023

The Midwest Cogeneration Association

Sept. 11-13, 2023.

Holiday Inn, Wolf Point, Downtown Chicago, IL 60654.

About the Event

Driving Decarbonization, Resiliency, and Economic Solutions.

Attend the annual Midwest Cogeneration Association (MCA) conference to learn from industry experts how combined heat and power, cogeneration, distributed generation, and microgrid technologies can drive decarbonization, increase energy resiliency, and provide favorable economic solutions taking advantage of available local and federal incentives. 

Network with exhibitors and sponsors and collaborate with like-minded professionals to develop innovative energy and environmental projects.

Event Schedule

This isn’t another day-long session repeating the things we know. We’ve designed and framed them well, so every minute introduces a new concept and a different point of view to adopt. Detailed Agenda.

Day 1

½ Day Workshop sponsored by US DOE Midwest CHP TAP and Evening Welcome Reception.

Day 2

Full Day Conference, Post Conference Networking Reception, and Evening Chicago River Boat Tour & Networking Event.

Day 3

Technical Tour – MWRD Stickney Water Reclamation Plant

Meet the Speakers

Our speakers’ bench includes well-established and successful Individuals and Corporations known to rule the industry for years. Join the Conference and connect with the experts.

Doug Scott (keynote speaker)

Chair, Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC).

Meegan Kelly

Technology Manager, U.S. Department of Energy | Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Industrial Efficiency & Decarbonization Office.

Jeremy Demuth

Managing Director, Deloitte Tax LLP.

Cliff Haefke

President, Midwest Cogeneration Association (MCA)

Joe Ricchiuto

Technical Manager, Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

Justin Rathke

President and Founder, Vergent Power Solutions Inc.

Alex Marshall

Group Director, Clarke Energy 

Thomas Smith

Director (Energy Development), Caterpillar Inc. 

Graeme Miller

Sr. Research Specialist (Distributed Generation), Energy Resources Center at UIC.

Daniel Robb

Engineering Supervisor, Frontier Energy Inc.

Become a Sponsor/Exhibitor

Join our Conference and get a chance to meet us and join our team as a Sponsor/Exhibitor. Know more.

Our Sponsors

It is not possible to host a conference without our helping hands. We have several sponsors to attribute who help us make things happen.

Platinum Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Promotional Sponsors