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Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnership

Program Name: Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Partnership
Program Sponsor: U.S. EPA
Program Type:          Information Sharing/ Technical Support; Labeling/ Certifications
Technology:               Alternative Energy Generation/ Renewables; Energy Efficiency/ Demand Response
Fuel:                        Electricity; Natural Gas; Oil; Biogas
Eligibility:  The partnership is open to a wide variety of private parties, listed below
Cost: None


The EPA’s CHP Partnership is a network of CHP stakeholders promoting CHP’s role in providing affordable, reliable, and low emission energy, with a focus on CHP’s evolving role in enhancing resiliency and in supporting renewable integration and electricity dispatch flexibility. The Partnership serves as a knowledge base for tools, policies, and other resources to support enhanced understanding of CHP opportunities and benefits.


CHP Partners include various industry stakeholders, including:

  • Attorneys
  • Consultants
  • End-users
  • Energy Service Companies (ESCOs)
  • Engineering/Construction Firms
  • Financiers
  • Government Agencies
  • Manufacturers/Distributors
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
  • Project Developers
  • Utilities

How the Program Works

Partnering with EPA is an opportunity for an organization to demonstrate its commitment to CHP and it’s understanding of CHP’s various benefits and uses in the transition to a decarbonized buildings. Partners represent a network of private and public organizations working in the diverse CHP industry. As a Partner, an organization can use the CHP Partnership logo on its website and other materials to highlight its partnership with EPA.

Once your organization becomes a Partner, the time and resource investment on your part is minimal. However, Partners are required to maintain:

  • An organizational representative as the primary point of contact to EPA’s CHP Partnership.
  • A organizational website URL (if no website URL exists, the primary contact may provide a LinkedIn profile URL for use as the organization’s URL in the Partner List).

How to Apply

Participation in the CHP Partnership begins when you submit and EPA approves the CHP Partnership Agreement.

After EPA receives the Partnership Agreement and your Partnership is approved, you will receive a welcome email providing an introduction to the Partnership. EPA will also contact the primary contact you designate to introduce themselves and answer any questions.

Contact Information

The Partnership can be reached at or (703) 373-8108.