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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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  • Uzbekistan : Mitsubishi Corporation to Construct Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant in Uzbekistan
    October 19, 2016
    Mitsubishi Corporation , together with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS), has been awarded a full turnkey contract by Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo for the Construction of a Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant at the Navoi Thermal Power Station in southern Uzbekistan. MHPS will supply the main components while MC, together with Calik Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (CE)(1), a Turkey-based engineering and construction company partially sponsored by MC, will supply the remaining components needed for plant construction and conduct inland transportation as well as civil engineering and installation works. Construction is scheduled for completion in 2019.
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  • Russian Federation : Capstone's New Russian Distributor Powers Far Eastern Federal District Railway Station
    October 14, 2016
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently shipped a C800 Signature Series microturbine to the Russian Far Eastern Federal District to power a railway station. The project is expected to be commissioned in December 2016.
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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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