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CHP System Completed in Midtown Manhattan

New York [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Northern Power, a subsidiary of Distributed Energy Systems Corp., the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), and Equity Office announce the completion of a new $4.1 million, 1.6-megawatt combined heat and power (CHP) system at 717 Fifth Avenue in New York City. The system, which is the first of its kind to be synchronously interconnected to the critical Midtown network grid of Consolidated Edison Company of New York (Con Edison), handles 60% of the 450,000-square-foot building’s electric usage, and 65% of its cooling and heating needs.