Cogeneration

The concurrent production and utilization of heat and power from a single generator is known as cogeneration or Combined Heat and Power (CHP). Recently, CHP has experienced a resurgence as it addresses many of the emerging concerns of today’s commercial and industrial energy and finance managers: volatile fuel costs, unpredictable weather patterns, grid outages, and emissions reduction.  In some regions, a cogeneration facility may even qualify for state Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) or be eligible to receive state and federal incentives. Having cogeneration on-site at a customer facility can also help improve resiliency by moving a portion of a customer’s load off-grid, while reducing carbon footprints via efficiency advantages over other combustion solutions.

To ease customer adoption, Constellation assumes much of the risk on a cogeneration plant (such as operations, fuel procurement and other exposure), and can provide a variety of contracting options that would allow a customer to avoid a major capital expenditure for a CHP plant. Our cogeneration solution includes a customizable combination of the following services: design, implementation, commissioning, and long-term ownership, operations and maintenance, and fuel procurement.

From Our Customers

“At P&G, we are committed to improving the environmental sustainability of our products across all aspects of their life cycle – from manufacturing, packaging, delivery and consumer use,” said Martin Riant, P&G Executive Sponsor of Sustainability and Group President, Global Baby and Feminine & Family Care. “As this project enables us to operate one of our largest global plants with a renewable energy source, it will reduce the environmental footprint of two leading brands, Bounty and Charmin. We see this as a win for our business, consumers, partners and the environment.”
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