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  • USA : Tecogen Wins $1.6M Order for 300kW InVerde E+ System
    September 20, 2016
    Tecogen® Inc., provider of clean energy products which, through patented technology, nearly eliminate criteria pollutants and significantly reduce a customer's carbon footprint, today announced the sale of a 300kW combined heat and power system to a medical center in Brooklyn, NY.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Iona Capital Invests in Three Newbridge Energy Wood Chip CHP Units in Wales
    September 20, 2016
    UK energy and environmental investment company Newbridge Energy will install three wood chip-fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) units in northern Wales.The move comes after the company reported receiving a "multi-million pound" investment from Iona Capital.

    They will qualify for the UK government's Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs) and the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) support schemes.
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  • South Korea : South Korea Earmarks Promotion of CHP
    August 23, 2016
    The South Korean government is seeking to increase the share of combined heat and power in the country's energy mix in order to meet decarbonisation and energy efficiency targets.

    Seoul announced in its latest plan for electricity supply and demand that it would consider cogeneration as a form of distributed generation and facilitate it supplying 12.5 per cent of Korea's total power generation capacity through distributed generation by 2029.
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  • France : State Aid: Commission Approves French Plans to Support Combined Heat and Power Plants
    August 09, 2016
    The European Commission has found French plans to support combined heat and power plants using natural gas to be in line with EU state aid rules. The scheme will reduce CO2 emissions and improve energy efficiency, in line with EU energy and climate goals, without unduly distorting competition.

    The Commission's 2014 Guidelines on State Aid for Environmental Protection and Energy allow Member States to grant state aid for high efficiency combined heat and power plants, subject to certain conditions. These rules are aimed at meeting the EU's ambitious energy and climate targets at the least possible cost for taxpayers and without undue distortions of competition in the Single Market.
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  • China : Capstone C600 Signature Series Microturbine to Power Chinese Smart Microgrid
    August 08, 2016
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for a C600 Signature Series microturbine for a microgrid project in Beijing, China.

    This will be the first Capstone Signature Series installed and commissioned in China.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Newcastle United Scores Big Energy Savings with New CHP System
    August 04, 2016
    Newcastle United Football Club has continued its 'carbon positive' crusade by installing a combined heatand power (CHP) system at its own St James Park Stadium, just before the new Championship season kicks off.

    The 185kWh natural gas-fuelled CHP system, supplied by ENER-G is expected to reduce the football club's emissions by more than 390 tonnes every year - equivalent to taking 130 cars off the road.
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  • USA : Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Commences Operation of Eight Flags Energy Combined Heat and Power Plant
    August 01, 2016
    Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced today that the Company commenced operation of its Eight Flags Energy Combined Heat and Power Plant on Amelia Island in Nassau County, Florida.

    The CHP plant generates approximately 20 MW of base load power, producing enough electricity to meet 50 percent of Amelia Island's demand. Florida Public Utilities Company is buying the power for distribution to its electric retail customers on Amelia Island.
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  • China : China's Coal-Fired Power Glut Grows
    August 01, 2016
    China's power producers and provinces face staggering losses due to low utilization of coal-fired plants and loopholes in bans on new projects, a recent study has found.

    In one of a series of studies on China's electricity sector, Greenpeace East Asia estimated that China could waste as much as 1.4 trillion yuan (U.S. $210 billion) in capital spending on unneeded coal-fired power projects by 2020.

    Greenpeace previously warned last November that China's environmental authorities had given approvals for some 155 new coal-fired power plants despite utilization rates that had already dropped to the lowest level in 37 years.
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  • Germany : MAN To Plan And Commission 30-MW CHP Gas Engine Plant
    July 28, 2016
    MAN Diesel & Turbo announced obtaining the commissioning, planning and, upon investment approval, construction of a 30 MW gas engine power plant by Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (EnBW) in Stuttgart-Gaisburg, Germany.

    The combined heat and power plant (CHP) will be operated using three MAN type 20V35/44G gas engines and will not only supply electrical power but also an additional 30 MW of district heating. The commissioning is scheduled for 2018.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : New Contracts to Enable Veolia to Produce Heat and Power in London
    July 26, 2016
    Veolia has secured three contracts for the sustainable treatment of domestic and business recycling and waste from Westminster City Council. The residual waste will generate electricity and heat at the South East London Combined Heat and Power (SELCHP) facility.

    CIWM Journal reports that residual waste will be recovered into energy at South East London Combined Heat and Power facility, which is operated by Veolia.
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