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  • Germany : FuelCell Energy Solutions Announces Final Acceptance of Largest Fuel Cell Power Plant Made and Operating in Germany
    December 12, 2015
    FuelCell Energy Solutions GmbH, a provider of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced the final acceptance of its first German-manufactured fuel cell power plant that is installed and operating at Berlin's Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) office complex. FuelCell Energy Solutions built the fuel cell plant at its manufacturing facility in Ottobrunn, Germany and is operating and maintaining the power plant on behalf of BAM Immobilien-Dienstleistungen GmbH under a long term service agreement. This building project, executed on schedule and within budget, illustrates the first large-scale civil engineering project undertaken by the federal government as part of a public-private partnership.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : ENER-G Create Smarter Electricity Grid for Future
    January 07, 2015

    A Salford-based energy specialist is at the forefront of a pioneering trial - which could save the UK £2.3 billion by 2050.

     The 'Respond Project' sees ENER-G aim to deliver a low carbon power supply through a smarter electricity grid.

    Starting this month and costing £5.5m in total, the three-year demonstration project received £4.5m of funding from energy regulator Ofgem. 
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  • USA : Tecogen Cogen System for NY Residential Building
    January 07, 2015
    A newly constructed 10-story building with 107 residential units in New York City's Hudson Yards will see a Tecogen CM-75 cogeneration unit installed in the luxury condominium. 

    'The new Hudson Yards residence will benefit from cogeneration's cost savings and environmental impact. The incorporation of cogeneration into building specifications is now a Standard of Practice for new construction.' said Robert Panora, President and COO of Tecogen. 
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  • South Korea : Siemens, POSCO Complete Ansan Combined Cycle Power Plant
    January 07, 2015
    Siemens and its partner South Korean POSCO Engineering & Construction Co. Ltd. (POSCO E&C), an affiliate of POSCO, one of the largest steel companies in the world, completed the Ansan combined cycle power plant in a record time of 24 months from groundbreaking to first commercial operation date (COD). It is the fourth Siemens H-class-based combined-cycle power plant in commercial operation in Asia with an efficiency level of more than 60 percent. In addition to generating electricity, the plant will also provide district heating for the inhabitants of the city of Ansan. Combined heat and power production raises the overall fuel utilization factor to over 75 percent. Its NOx emissions of 7 ppm are the lowest in Korea. This makes the plant one of the most efficient and eco-friendly fossil-fuel-fired electricity generating plants in South Korea. The owner and operator of the plant is S-Power, headquartered in Ansan. 
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  • Mexico : Capstone Turbine Secures Second Major Order in December As the Market in Mexico Heats Up -- Latest Order is Fourteen C1000s for Multiple Industrial CHP Projects
    January 06, 2015
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received another significant order from Mexico for fourteen C1000 microturbines for multiple CHP projects in Mexico.

    "This substantial order was received just weeks after we received the order for six C800 microturbines and sixteen C30 microturbines for the second phase of the Los Ramones pipeline project in Mexico," said Darren Jamison, President and Chief Executive Officer at Capstone Turbine. "These two orders combined total approximately $17 million and should make Mexico a top 5 market for calendar year 2015," added Jamison. 
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  • Saudi Arabia : GE Integrates Solar Energy with Combined Cycle for Landmark Power Project of Saudi Electricity Company in Duba
    January 06, 2015
    Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has selected its long-time partner GE for a project that marks Saudi Arabia's first integration of a solar field with a combined-cycle plant and the first introduction of condensate as a gas turbine fuel.

    The landmark project, the 'Green Duba' Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Plant, will be built in the northwestern part of Saudi Arabia, along the Red Sea coast, and has the capacity to generate the equivalent power needed to supply approximately 600,000 Saudi Arabia homes for a year. 
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  • Russian Federation : Capstone Microturbines Power Poultry Farm in Russian Region of Yakutia
    January 05, 2015
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that the Yakutsk Poultry Farm, the largest supplier of poultry products in the Russian region of Yakutia, has installed ten Capstone C65 microturbines.

    BPC Engineering, Capstone's Russian distributor, secured the order. More than 140 microturbines have been installed in Yakutia since 2004. 
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  • Philippines : Roxas Signs Agreement for Cogeneration Facility in Philippines
    January 04, 2015
    Roxas has signed a memorandum of agreement with Global Business Power to carry out a front-end engineering design (FEED) study and other pre-development activities for a 40MW cogeneration facility in La Carlota City, Negros Occidental, the Philippines.

    RHI chairman Pedro Roxas said: "The cogeneration project will not only help stabilise the power supply in our Negros Occidental plant but will also address the growing concern on energy supply. 
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  • USA : Microgrid Projects Backed by NREL
    December 29, 2014
    The US Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is providing critical support to two new microgrid projects coordinated by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and General Electric Company (GE). 

    The Energy Department recently announced its award of more than $8 million for seven microgrid projects - including $1.2 million each for the EPRI and GE projects - to help cities and towns better prepare for extreme weather events and other potential electricity disruptions.
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  • Romania : Romanian Hotel Marks First CHP System
    December 29, 2014

    City Plaza Hotel in Cluj-Napoca, in Romania, has commissioned a new gas-fired combined heat and power system.

    The five-star City Plaza hotel project involved an investment of some €200,000 ($245,000) and it will supply 65% of the annual heat demand and 53% of the annual electricity demand. The investment is expected to be recovered within a period of eight to nine years. 

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