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  • India : Capacity for Renewable Energy in India Hits 42,850 Mw; Surpasses Capacity of Hydel Projects
    June 10, 2016
    India's quest for green energy has crossed a major milestone, with renewable plants, mainly wind and solar,
    surpassing the capacity of large hydroelectricity projects, which were once the country's biggest source of electricity and regarded as "temples of modern India". The total capacity of renewable energy projects expanded to 42,850 megawatts, overtaking hydropower that stood at 42,783 mw, out of the country's total capacity of about 3 lakh mw on April 30, as per the latest assessment of the Central Electricity Authority. However, the country still depends primarily on thermal power, which has a much higher installed capacity.
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  • Italy : Italian Textile Specialist Places Faith in Chp
    June 07, 2016
    Based on its successful cooperation with AB and on the results already observed in its existing Soave plant, the Olimpias Group has placed an order to build a second 1 MW Ecomax combined heat and power plant for the Grumolo Factory in Vicenza, IItaly flagtaly. 

    The combined heat and power plant is set to provide electrical power totalling 1,415 kW, electrical efficiency of 41.4% and a total efficiency of 80.1%. 
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  • USA : Boston Medical Center Goes Green to Help Meet Its Thermal Energy Needs
    May 14, 2016
    The 496-bed medical center and the largest 24-hour Level I trauma center in New England is using a
    new innovative approach to heating from French environmental services company, Veolia.

    The sustainable, so-called 'Green Steam', is an innovative environmental solution combining heat and power, which is hoped will help avoid an estimated 8,500 tons of carbon emissions annually while meeting the thermal energy needs of the Boston Medical Center.

    Veolia's Green Steam or thermal energy is produced using advanced Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology at Kendall Co-generation Station - the primary generating facility of Veolia's Boston-Cambridge district energy system.
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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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