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42 U.S. Code § 16213 - Micro-cogeneration energy technology

(a) In general

The Secretary shall make competitive, merit-based grants to consortia for the development of micro-cogeneration energy technology.

(b) UsesThe consortia shall explore—
the use of small-scale combined heat and power in residential heating appliances;
the use of excess power to operate other appliances within the residence; and
the supply of excess generated power to the power grid.