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  • USA : US Announces Funding for Caribbean Renewable Energy Projects
    May 04, 2016
    US Secretary of State John Kerry last evening announced a major initiative to fund renewable energy projects in the Caribbean and Central America as the region seeks ways to ensure energy security in the face of a number of challenges.

    "USAID funding associated with the Caribbean and Central American renewable energy project is going to come online tomorrow, May 4 and we are going to begin taking project applications right away," Kerry told a gathering of Caribbean and Central American leaders during a reception at the State Department in Washington yesterday.

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  • USA : Philadelphia Retirement Village Celebrates $3.2m Upgrade
    May 03, 2016
    A US retirement home has activated its new $3.2m modernisation, a development which sees new heating, cooling and a combined heat and power system at the facility. 

    Cathedral Village in Andorra, Philadelphia is benefiting from lighting upgrades and the replacement of six rooftop heating and cooling systems. The largest piece of new technology features the instal-lation of a natural gas combined heat and power system. 

    Financial support for the upgrades came from PECO's Smart On-Site Incentives program, a $500,000 grant from Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Financing Authority and a 20-year energy services agreement with ENER-G Rudox.

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  • China : Capstone Receives 1.5MW Multi-Unit Order from New Chinese Distributor
    April 21, 2016
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it has received an order for multiple microturbines from a new distributor, JiangSu Jin Tong Ling (JTL), in China.

    The order is expected to be commissioned by September 2016. It is comprised of seven microturbines and covers Capstone's complete product range: C1000, C200, C65 and C30. The units will be used in CHP and portable power applications, including a C200 to be installed at one of JTL's factories.
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  • USA : Tecogen Wins Multi-Unit Order for Long Island Schools
    April 04, 2016
    Waltham,USA - Tecogen® Inc. is pleased to announce the sale of multiple units totaling a combined 900 kW to a school district in Long Island, NY. The result of careful Tecogen engineering work announced last summer, the order, with total contract value of approximately $2 million, includes both InVerde 100 kW and CM-75 kW combined heat and power (CHP) units as well as load modules, factory engineered accessories, and long-term service agreements.
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  • USA : New Jersey's Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority Selects Anaergia's Technologies For Upgrading Its Biosolids Processing At Its Wastewater Facility
    March 31, 2016
    Anaergia Inc. announced recently that it entered into an agreement with New Jersey's Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority ("CCMUA") to design and supply equipment for new Anaerobic Digesters and to design, build and operate a 3.8 megawatt ("MW") cogeneration system at its Delaware No. 1 Water Pollution Control Facility ("Facility"). The Facility treats the wastewater from 37 municipalities in the County, including the City of Camden. The new equipment will also enable the Facility to take in and process post-consumer fats, oils and grease ("FOG") and similar wastes. This project will help CCMUA transform the Facility into a resource recovery and renewable energy generation center.
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  • USA : Vectren Subsidiary Working on NASA Project
    March 14, 2016
    A subsidiary of Evansville-based Vectren Corp. has begun construction on a combined heat and power plant at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston. The work is part of an energy savings performance contract awarded to Newburgh-based Energy Systems Group by NASA.

    The contract, which was awarded in August, calls for the new CHP plant and chilled water plant improvements, which are expected to save about $141 million over a 22-year operating term, according to Vectren. Once operational, the CHP plant will meet nearly 70 percent of the JSC's electrical requirements, all of its steam requirements and nearly half of its chilled water requirements.
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  • Ukraine : Ukraine Seeks Foreign Investors in $18 Billion Renewables Market
    October 26, 2015
    Ukraine is trumpeting offers of breaks on tax and duties to lure foreign investors in clean energy as it pushes to reduce dependence on Russian gas.

    The government in Kiev wants 11 percent of Ukraine's power to come from renewable resources, mainly biomass, by 2020, Deputy Economic Development Minister Yuliya Kovaliv said in a speech in Berlin on Oct. 23. Ukraine needs foreign investors to help it reach its target in a market worth about 16 billion euros ($18 billion), she said.
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  • China : Shandong Sino Canadian Steam Power Corporation (Shandong) Launches First Clean-Coal Thermal Power Generating Plant in China
    October 26, 2015
    Shandong Sino Canadian Steam Power Corporation (Shandong) is pleased to announce the launch of its first clean-coal thermal power generating plant in China. Construction of the plant is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2016.

    Financing for the USD $260 M plant has been substantially arranged through a consortium of European based financing groups supported by user agreements with the plant's major power purchasers.
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  • USA : SEPTA Advances Innovative Sustainability Projects
    October 23, 2015
    On Oct. 22, SEPTA's Board approved two sustainability projects that will reduce energy consumption and improve resilience - at no cost to the authority. The two projects -first, an $18.2 million energy retrofit of SEPTA five facilities and railcar fleets with high-efficiency technologies; and second, an estimated $26.8 million natural gas plant to power part of SEPTA's Regional Rail system and its largest bus garage - will be financed entirely through energy savings guaranteed to SEPTA under the Pennsylvania Guaranteed Energy Savings Act (GESA). Both projects will be designed and built by a certified energy savings company (ESCO) that specializes in energy efficient technologies to be deployed at each project location.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Best International Secures 2bn Chinese Investment for Power Station
    October 21, 2015
    Knutsford based asset management firm Best International secured crucial £2bn Chinese investment for an Anglesey and Port Talbot power station, which will create thousands of new jobs.

    The funding will transform disused industrial sites at Anglesey into a 299-megawatt combined heat and power station creating thousands of jobs between the two projects.
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