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  • Kenya : First African Grid-connected Biogas-powered Electricity Plant Comes Online in Kenya
    January 11, 2017
    Africa's first biogas-powered electricity producer to sell surplus electricity to a national grid has come online at a Kenyan commercial farm.

    The plant uses anaerobic digestion (AD) to produce biogas, which is then burned in two cogenera-tion engines to produce the electricity and heat.

    According to Tropical Power, the new biogas plant reduces annual CO2 - emissions by nearly 7,300 tonnes, as the farm is not dependent on the oil-based power in the national grid.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Doosan Babcock Awarded UK's Largest Fuel Cell Development Contract
    January 10, 2017
    Energy engineering experts have announced plans to install the UK's largest fuel cell development in Scotland which will be "on a par" with the largest in Europe.

    The ground-breaking deal will see the creation of a dedicated, onsite energy centre to provide power, heat and cooling to the new £333m ($406m) Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC).
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Proposed New Chelsea Stadium to Feature CHP
    January 10, 2017
    A planning application by Chelsea Football Club to re-develop its Stamford Bridge home includes combined heat and power technology at the core of its energy proposal.

    The £600m redevelopment application goes before Hammersmith and Fulham Council on Wednesday, and if approval is granted, the new 60,000 seater venue will commence construction in 2018.
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  • USA : Tecogen Wins Study Contracts for 1 MW of CHP
    January 06, 2017
    US-based Tecogen has won contracts to perform feasibility and design studies for over 1 MW in new combined heat and power (CHP) projects, the company has announced.

    The company said the projects include educational, recreational and multi-unit residential sites.The feasibility studies 'will evaluate the appropriateness of cogeneration equipment for a variety of sites and use cases,' it said.
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  • India : Sudarshan Chemical Commissions Cogen Plant in Maharashtra
    January 06, 2017

    Indian dye and agrochemical manufacturer Sudarshan Chemical Industries Ltd has commissioned a cogeneration plant at its Roha production facility (pictured) in Maharashtra state.

    The company said the 8.24 MW plant will provide 100% of the site's power and process steam needs, as well as reducing its energy costs by 50%. 


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  • USA : Natural History Museum Saves 11 Million Through In-house CHP
    January 05, 2017
    The Natural History Museum is celebrating racking up more than £11 million in savings by adopting various on-site energy generation technologies.

    The site partnered with Vital Energi to install a 'trigeneration scheme' comprising a 1.9MW combined heat and power (CHP) generator, waste heat boiler and two absorption chillers totalling 1.5MW.
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  • USA : NYSERDA Provides Funding for Proposals to Improve Statewide Electric Grid
    October 26, 2016
    Electric utility companies and alternative energy developers can now submit proposals to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority for methods to update the state electric grid in ways that improve its ability to transmit power from alternative energy systems. The funds are part of the $140 million investment that NYSERDA will allocate over the next 10 years for projects that will improve the grid.
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  • Serbia(Yugoslavia) : New Cooperation Agreement Signed for Geothermal Development in Serbia
    October 26, 2016
    NIS a Serbian energy company and Betec a geothermal development firm in Belgrade have signed a Co-Operation Agreement on developing Geothermal energy in Serbia, as announced by the partners today.

    The drilling works are planned to begin in 2017 and the first power plant is planned to be commis-sioned within a year later. The projects will also include combined heat and power plants.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Waste Management Firm Earmarks CHP for Cork
    October 25, 2016
    Eras Eco, an Irish waste management company, is planning a waste to power plant in east Cork, southern Ireland.

    The waste gas will be converted into electricity at an on-site combined heat and power plant. The facility will operate under a licence from the Environmental Protection Agency.
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  • USA : Feds Consider Microgrid in Upgrade of Washington, D.C. Energy Backbone
    October 23, 2016
    The U.S. government says it will consider installing a microgrid as part of a massive energy up-grade planned for a large block of buildings in Washington, D.C.

    The General Services Administration issued a request for information (RFI) Friday in the first step to upgrade the 81-year-old district energy network and younger combined heat and power (CHP) system. The RFI is precursor to an energy request for proposals to be issued at a later date.
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