American Innovators and Entrepreneurs Launch "Heat is Power"
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 4:56 PM

Related Stories

New organization promotes huge potential of industrial waste heat to

provide zero emission electricity and increase U.S. competitiveness

Jul. 20, 2010 (Business Wire) -- Today American innovators and entrepreneurs launched a new organization called “Heat is Power” ( to spread the word about what they call the missing link to America’s clean energy future: generating zero emission electricity from industrial waste heat. Waste heat is created by industrial and oil and gas processes and is usually just thrown away, vented into the atmosphere. However, it is possible to capture that heat and use it to generate new, zero emission electricity for use onsite, or for sale to the electric grid.

An analysis of DOE and EIA data shows that developing the waste heat from American industry and oil and gas processing could lead to $25.3 billion of investment, create approximately 450,000 jobs, and save nearly 50 million tons of CO2 (the equivalent of taking over 8 million cars off the road). This market will boost U.S. competitiveness and keep American industry in America by providing a new source of profit, or cheap onsite clean electricity, for our industrial manufacturers. The majority of the nation’s waste heat is located in the Midwest, Southeast and Gulf Coast. Capturing and resourcing waste heat will create jobs and provide a much needed economic boost to these regions of the country.

Globally, no country is yet a leader in exports of this technology which can also be used to generate electricity from geothermal and solar thermal resources. American companies today can manufacture this technology with greater than 90% American content. Capturing the export market of this technology will catapult the United States in the global clean energy race and result in the creation of sustained American manufacturing jobs.

Waste heat to power is the sleeping giant of all the clean energy solutions. Innovators are confident once policymakers are familiar with this opportunity, we will see instant policy action.

Innovators, entrepreneurs, and developers of waste heat to electricity need your help to get word to our elected representatives in order to see waste heat appropriately recognized in the tax code as a renewable equivalent resource. Congress is tackling energy policy NOW, let’s make sure waste heat is included.

To learn more and join this initiative please visit

(Source: Business Wire )


Symbol :


Market news:

  • Facebook CEO makes $100M gift to NJ school Sep 24, 2021 11:06 AM

    • CHICAGO - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced a $100 million donation to Newark public schools.
    • Zuckerberg told talk show host Oprah Winfrey on Friday that he picked Newark for the gift "because I believe in these guys."
    • "These guys" are Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a Democrat.
      • '50s pop singer Eddie Fisher dies at age 82 Sep 24, 2021 11:01 AM

        • LOS ANGELES - Pop singer Eddie Fisher gained fame crooning love songs like "I'm Yours" and "Thinking of You" to teenage girls in the early 1950s.
        • But his life was overshadowed by drug use, gambling and failed marriages to actresses Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor.
        • Fisher passed away Wednesday night at his home in Berkeley of complications from hip surgery, his daughter, Tricia Leigh Fisher of Los Angeles, told The Associated Press.
          • Business spending on capital goods rises in August Sep 24, 2021 11:01 AM

            • WASHINGTON - U.S. companies invested last month in computers, communications equipment and machinery, boosting capital goods orders for the third time in four months.
            • The 4.1 percent increase to capital goods in August signaled a rebound in business spending after orders fell 5.3 percent in July.
            • The overall demand for durable goods fell 1.3 percent in August, the Commerce Department said Friday.
              • Mexican mayor slain in drug-plagued state Sep 24, 2021 10:42 AM

                • MONTERREY, Mexico - Gunmen killed a town mayor near the drug-plagued industrial city of Monterrey, authorities said Friday, the fourth mayor in northern Mexico to be murdered in little more than a month.
                • Prisciliano Rodriguez Salinas was gunned down late Thursday along with one of his personal employees in the town of Doctor Gonzalez, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) east of Monterrey, the Nuevo Leon state Attorney General's Office said.
                • Eliseo Lopez Riojas was killed as he was picking up equipment from the mayor's house, and a white car waiting outside started firing.
                  • Police: Fla. bank robber has taken hostages Sep 24, 2021 10:30 AM

                    • CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Police are surrounding a Miami-area bank where they say a robber has taken hostages.
                    • Coral Gables police say an unknown number of employees and customers were taken hostage Friday at a Bank of America which is near the University of Miami.
                    • Hostage negotiators are at the bank along with the FBI and the Miami-Dade County bomb squad.

                      More news


    Recent Estimates

AnalystFirm NameSymbolEPS Estimate
gofasterstripesMr Lak CTXS$0.25
anamrdaNA JNJ$1.15