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  • Germany : FuelCell Energy Solutions Announces Final Acceptance of Largest Fuel Cell Power Plant Made and Operating in Germany
    February 03, 2015
    FuelCell Energy Solutions GmbH, a provider of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced the final acceptance of its first German-manufactured fuel cell power plant that is installed and operating at Berlin's Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) office complex. FuelCell Energy Solutions built the fuel cell plant at its manufacturing facility in Ottobrunn, Germany and is operating and maintaining the power plant on behalf of BAM Immobilien-Dienstleistungen GmbH under a long term service agreement. This building project, executed on schedule and within budget, illustrates the first large-scale civil engineering project undertaken by the federal government as part of a public-private partnership.
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  • USA : ER Announces Microgrid Project
    February 02, 2015
    The Masonic Charity Foundation of New Jersey has appointed New Jersey based energy management and combined heat and power (CHP) specialist ENER-G Rudox Inc., in conjunction with alternative energy specialists, Blue Sky Power and MCFA Global, to design, engineer, construct, and finance a campus-wide microgrid for its senior care facility in Burlington Township, New Jersey.

    The multi-million dollar energy infrastructure improvements to the 450 acre campus will include the installation of two highly efficient 249 kW natural gas ENER-G Rudox CHP systems that will provide heat and electricity for the facility. Additionally, ENER-G Rudox will perform comprehensive lighting and boiler plant upgrades to reduce the facility's current energy profile. 
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  • USA : ER CHP Project Receives $400K Grant
    February 02, 2015
    ENER-G Rudox, Inc. will receive a $400,000 ACE Program grant for the installation of a 160 kW combined cooling heat and power (CCHP) system at the Simpson House Retirement Community located in the City of Philadelphia. In addition the $3,407,345 project will include upgrades to the electrical infrastructure, replacement of inefficient and outdated boilers, the addition of an absorption chiller, retrofitting of lighting fixtures and integration of a building energy management system. 
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : UK Grants for Heat Network R&D
    February 02, 2015
    The UK's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has awarded £1 million ($1.5 million) in funding as part of a competition to support research into district heating technology. 

    Seventeen proposals were successful under the DECC-run competition and each will be allocated a share of the £1 million to carry out feasibility studies. Based on the studies carried out, 10 of the 17 ideas will then be awarded £6 million for development into real-world scenarios.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : EU Rubberstamps Teesside Biomass Power Plant
    February 02, 2015
    The UK's biomass power sector has received a boost today after the European Commission granted State Aid approval to a proposed 299MW combined heat and power (CHP) plant on Teesside.

    The UK government announced late last year that the planned development from biomass developer MGT had qualified for so-called Final Investment Decision (FID) under the new contract for difference (CfD) scheme. Under the scheme, the project would receive guaranteed prices for the low carbon power it generates. 
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  • Egypt : EGP 20m Allocated to Convert 6 Hotels in Marsa Alam to New, Renewable Energy: Tourism Ministry Adviser
    February 02, 2015
    The Ministry of Finance has allocated EGP 20m to the Ministry of Tourism to convert six Marsa Alam hotels to renewable energy, according to the Minister of Tourism for Energy adviser, Emad Hasan.

    The Ministry of Finance allocated EGP 1.250bn during 2014 to provide loans for converting to new and renewable energy, in light of the energy crisis in Egypt. 
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  • USA : Capstone Turbine Receives Follow-On Order for Fifteen C65s from Horizon Power Systems for U.S. Shale Oil and Gas Customers
    January 29, 2015
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently received an order for fifteen C65 microturbines for shale oil and gas customers in the United States.

    Horizon Power Systems, Capstone's exclusive oil and gas distributor for the Eagle Ford, Permian, Barnett, Mancos, San Juan, and Wattenberg Shale plays, secured the order to support the continued success in the U.S. shale oil and gas market, despite the recent oil price decline. The order will serve various facets of the shale oil and gas production process including the powering of central processing stations, metering stations, well-head operation, and flare reduction. 
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  • USA : Tecogen Announces Sale of Multi Unit Cogeneration System to Major Research University in Worcester, MA
    January 29, 2015
    Tecogen((R)) Inc. today announced the sale and posted a video on the Company's website describing the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance program of two Tecogen Ultra CM-75((R)) combined heat and power (CHP) units at Worcester Polytechnic Institute's (WPI) Gateway and Life Sciences Building and Campus Center
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : CHP to Benefit from UK Low Carbon Strategy
    January 29, 2015
    The British government is to increase by £25m the level of funding aimed at less established technologies such as combined heat and power, as part of its overall drive towards decarbonisation.

    The level of funding for such projects has been increased "following high levels of demand for contracts" the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) said in a statement.

    As part of its Contracts for Difference (CfD) support scheme, the government has already awarded early funding to eight projects and is now offering £65m for established technologies, such as onshore wind and solar farms, and £260m for less established technologies, including offshore wind and biomass with combined heat and power (CHP).
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  • Kyrgyzstan : World Bank Supports Energy Sector Development in the Kyrgyz Republic
    January 29, 2015
    The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors today approved a US$24 million Energy Sector Development Policy Operation (Energy Sector DPO) for the Kyrgyz Republic. The operation will support the Kyrgyz Republic's reforms aimed at long-term energy supply reliability, through a single tranche of a highly concessional credit of US$13.2 million and a grant of US$10.8 million to be paid directly to the Kyrgyz budget.
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