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Mar 26, 2015

How combined heat and power can benefit the industrial contractor

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) notes that more than 90 percent of onsite industrial electricity generation is mostly concentrated in the chemical, paper, and petroleum industries.

This could mean more jobs for sheet metal and HVAC contracting companies that do industrial work.

Continuous operations with constant heat or steam demands bolster the technical potential and likelihood of adoption of an industrial CHP facility and may result in greater use of these facilities. Combined heat and power (CHP) facilities tend to be built in conjunction with industries that have heat or steam demands that directly affect their economic potential.

This could mean more jobs for sheet metal and HVAC contracting companies that do industrial work.

Read more in the EIA’s “Today in Energy” blog, “Industrial onsite electricity concentrated in chemicals, oil, and manufacturing.”

Read a related blog post on the benefits of onsite electricity generation, “Industrial facilities get most of their electricity from the grid.”

The EIA website is a good resource for timely information on energy trends. Check out the latest developments on electricity, natural gas, petroleum, nuclear, renewable energy, and total energy trends at EIA website.