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2008 Combined Heat and Power Conference Presentations

Day 1 - Monday, June 9, 2008

1:00 - 5:00 p.m 

Concurrent Session A

  • Special Workshop (extra fee applies): NE CHP Applications Center training for professional engineers “How to conduct a site-specific CHP feasibility study” 

1:00 - 1:15 p.m

  • Scope and Purpose of Training
    Tom Bourgeois (NERAC/Pace Energy and Climate Center)

1:15 - 2:00 p.m

  • Software and Assessment Tools
    What Works, How to Use Them 
    Beka Kosanovic [PDF] (NERAC/UMass Amherst)

2:00 - 2:45 p.m  

  • Getting Practical
    Load Assessment, Design Optimization, and Coping with Space, Existing Equipment, and other Constraints
    Frederic Goldner, C.E.M. (Energy Management and Research Associates)

3:00 - 3:30 p.m. - Coffee Break

Concurrent Session B

  • Site-tours of nearby CHP projects

3:30 - 4:15 p.m

  • Financing CHP
    Alternative Financing Approaches - Merits of Several and Related Legal Considerations 
    Peter Funk [PDF] (Duane Morris LLP)

4:15 - 4:45 p.m

  • CHP - an End User View
    Closing the Circuit Breaker that Interrupts Sound Engineering (If CHP is the best thing since sliced bread, why is it so hard to sell?)
    David Bomke (NYECC)

4:45 - 5:00 p.m

  • Wrap-up
    NERAC / NYSERDA

5:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Reception

Day 2 - Tuesday, June 10, 2008

8:00 - 9:30 a.m  - Registration, Continental Breakfast and Meet & Greet with NYSERDA staff

9:30 - 10:30 a.m 

  • Welcome/Keynote - NYSERDA Director of Energy Efficiency Research, Gunnar Walmet [PDF]

10:30 - 11:00 a.m  - Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:15 p.m 

  • Dana Levy [PDF] (NYSERDA) - “Navigating NYSERDA’s many CHP programs”

12:30 - 1:45 p.m 

  • Sit-down luncheon speaker: NYSPSC Director of the Office of Energy Efficiency and the Environment, Floyd Barwig

2:00 - 3:15 p.m 

  • Stephen Hammer [PDF] (Columbia University) - Presentation #1 
    Session Chair: Mark Torpey
    “Interconnection/stand-alone capability”

3:15 - 3:45 p.m  - Coffee Break

3:45 - 5:00 p.m 

  • Bruce Hedman [PDF] (Energy and Environmental Analysis/ICF) - Presentation #2
    Session Chair: Ed Kear
    “Tariff impacts on system sizing and trends in system design & multiple properties bifurcated by a public right-of-way”

5:30 - 7:30 p.m 

  • Reception - Hosted by National Grid
    USEPA ENERGY STAR® CHP Awards Ceremony

Day 3 - Wednesday, June 11, 2008

7:00 - 8:00 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

  • Fred Carranti [PDF] (Syracuse University) - Presentation #3
    Session Chair: Joe Borowiec
    “Compilation of NYSERDA- sponsored marketplace & tech transfer studies”

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

  • Rich Sweetser [PDF] (Exergy Partners) - Presentation #4
    Session Chair: Ed Kear
    “M&V and data website”

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Coffee Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

  • Mike Byrnes [PDF] (Source One) - Presentation #5
    Session Chair: Jaime Ritchey
    “Siting & permitting issues”

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

  • Sean Casten [PDF] (Recycled Energy Development) - Presentation #6
    Session Chair: Dana Levy
    “Opportunity and pitfall trends identified through NYSERDA’s involvement in a large portfolio of projects”

12:15 - 12:30 p.m. - Conference close-out/adjournment

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. - Box Lunch - grab & go or sit & network

1:15 - 3:00 p.m. - Special Event: Northeast CHP Initiative (NECHPI) Information Meeting

Last Updated: 07/01/2014