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  • India : India, Israel to Cooperate in Renewable Energy Sector
    December 09, 2014
    India and Israel are set to conclude a broader agreement on cooperation in the renewable energy sector between the two countries. This follows earlier agreements between the two countries to work on the renewable energy sector.

    And the bilateral talks on Free Trade Agreement are likely to be back on track early next year, according to Daniel Carmon, Israeli ambassador to India.
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  • Oman : Wrtsil Supplies a 120 MW Smart Power Generation Power Plant for Island Mode Operations to Oman
    December 08, 2014
    Wärtsilä has been awarded to supply a 120 MW Smart Power Generation power plant for Musandam Power Company (MPC) in Northern Oman. The power plant will provide electricity for the Governorate of Musandam. The plant, delivered on a turn-key basis, is scheduled to be fully operational in late 2016. The contract includes a long-term service and maintenance agreement of 15 years. MPC is a majority-owned subsidiary of Oman Oil Company. Wärtsilä's total installed capacity in the Middle East is approximately 7000 MW.
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  • Australia : Capstone Turbine Secures 3MW Order to Upgrade State-of-the-Art Glasshouse in South Australia
    December 08, 2014
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order from Optimal Group for three C1000 microturbines to upgrade D'VineRipe's 27 hectare glasshouse located at Two Wells in South Australia.

    Optimal Group, Capstone's Australian distributor, secured the order, which is expected to be installed and commissioned in April 2015. Earlier this year, Capstone received an order from Optimal Group for fifty C65 microturbines with integrated heat exchangers for the launch of its microturbine based rental fleet. The D'VineRipe glasshouse project will increase the total amount of Capstone microturbine power in Australia to 18MW.
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  • Germany : First CHP Plant for German ESCO
    December 08, 2014
    German firm Gerresheimer Bünde GmbH, part of the Plastics & Devices Division, has commissioned its first combined heat and power plant in collaboration with the Westfalen Weser GmbH energy services company. Manufactured by Sokratherm, the 570 HP truck engine at the heart of the plant is gas operated and generates around 400 kWh of electricity and 520 kWh of heat annually.

    Feasibility studies are currently being implemented at the Bünde plant for two further CHPs that will be able to generate process steam and cooling in addition to power and heat.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Princes Food In On-Site Heat and Power Upgrade
    December 08, 2014
    Food and drink group Princes has completed a £4.5 million (US$7 million) upgrade to the heat and power system and its production site in Wisbeach, in the east of the UK.

    The Cambridgeshire site, which produces Crosse & Blackwell soups and Branston baked beans, launched the project in October 2013 that saw the factory's six coal-fired steam boilers replaced with a waste heat boiler and two dual fuel-fired boilers.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : On-Site Hydropower for UK Hotel
    December 08, 2014
    A 6 kW waterwheel has been installed in the UK's Lake District to supply power to the Langdale Hotel and Spa near Ambleside.

    With a 4 metre diameter and a continuous water flow of 200 litres per second the overshot waterwheel was developed by Smith Engineering with the University of Cumbria.

    Funded through the University of Cumbria's Renewable Energy Test and Education Centre (RETEC) with funding from Britain's Energy Coast in partnership with the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, with a water-to-wire efficiency of around 80% the return on investment period is expected to be about five years. Border Hydro designed the control panel and grid connection.
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  • Thailand : Thai Cogen Projects for Mitsui
    December 08, 2014
    Japan's Mitsui & Co, Ltd has signed agreements with Gulf Energy Development Company Ltd (GED) to promote 12 gas-fired cogeneration power projects in Thailand with a total combined capacity of 1470 MW. The projects include nine 120 MW installations and three 130 MW plants.

    The total project cost is expected to be approximately US$2.4 billion.
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  • Canada : UN Secretary General Chides Canada on Climate Change Record: CBC Reports
    December 04, 2014
    The secretary general of the United Nations is calling on Canada to become more "ambitious and visionary" in dealing with issues like climate change. Ban says climate change is something that transcends national boundaries.

    Canada is falling short of meeting its own targets to cut emissions by 17 per cent from 2005 levels by 2020.
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  • Australia : Siemens Hands Over Diamantina Combined Cycle Power Plant
    December 04, 2014
    Siemens has recently completed the commissioning of one of Australia's most efficient
    industrial power stations. The Diamantina consisting of two combined cycle power blocks - performing at well in excess of 50 percent efficiency. Owner and operator of the plant is Diamantina Power Station Pty Limited, a joint venture between APA Group and AGL Energy Limited.

    The Diamantina combined cycle power station in Mount Isa in the state of Queensland has been built adjacent to the existing Mica Creek power station. The installed total capacity of 242 megawatts (MW) is sufficient to supply ecofriendly electricity to local mines operated by Glencore and to people living in the region.
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  • USA : Blue Earth Announces Initial CHP Energy Plant in Sumter, South Carolina With Expected Completion in First Quarter 2015
    December 03, 2014
    Blue Earth, Inc., a renewable/alternative energy and energy efficiency services company, announced today that it expects to complete its initial combined heat and power ("CHP") energy plant in the first quarter of 2015. The energy plant will be located at the Pilgrim's Pride Corporation ("Pilgrim's Pride") poultry protein processing facility located in Sumter, South Carolina. Pilgrim's Pride is a subsidiary of JBS USA Holdings, Inc. Blue Earth will own and operate the approximate $5.3 million energy plant.
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