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Independence from Inefficient Power Systems Declared

The Decentralized Energy Revolution is Underway and to be the Focus of WADE Annual Conference and Joint Meeting with the Northeast Clean Heat and Power Initiative

The U.S. energy and natural gas supply outlook has never been brighter, with long term abundant supplies and moderate prices. Over 60 GW of older coal fired generation will be retired in the coming years. President Obama has announced a goal of delivering 40 GW of CHP by 2020. In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, decentralized power is the key to greater reliability and resiliency for the region and the world.

There is no greater opportunity in the world for decentralized energy than in the Northeast of the U.S.

The Response

  • Connecticut has launched the nation's first incentive program for promoting microgrids
  • Massachusetts has instituted regulatory proceedings evaluating grid modernization and distributed generation resources
  • New Jersey is creating a provision for cogeneration in the RPS program
  • New York State has expanded incentives for CHP projects and is developing a green bank for promoting resilient energy infrastructure
  • The NYS 2100 Commission Report, a who's who of industry experts appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, called for expanding deployment of distributed energy resources in New York State.

There is a revolution underway in the way that the world will produce and deliver electricity supplies. Decentralized generation offers numerous economic and environmental benefits and can produce clean and reliable power at a costs that are rapidly falling. The traditional utility business model is being questioned by investors, consumers and regulators.

Join us for a discussion of these cutting edge issues and to explore the commercial opportunities for decentralized energy.

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