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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : CHP Powers Major UK Hospital
    December 16, 2014
    A UK regional hospital now covers most of its heating and low-temperature hot water needs with combined heat and power.

    the hospital’s electricity needs, and supplies hot water and heating to the neighbouring spinal treatment centre and day surgery through a 520-metre district heating network.

    Tony McDermott, business development manager (healthcare) at ENER-G Combined Power, said: ‘The district heating system provides the perfect constant warm temperature required by people recovering from spinal injuries at the specialist treatment centre. The CHP system satisfies normal heat requirements, with the backup boilers used if there is peak demand.’ The hospital Trust reports annual savings of over £240,000 (US$391,750)
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  • India : Wind Energy Sector in India Expected to Attract Rs 20,000 Crore of Investments
    November 04, 2014
    India's sluggish wind energy market is set for a revival following the restoration of a depreciation incentive, which is expected to attract about Rs 20,000 crore of investments next year as companies across sectors add 3,000 MW of capacity powered by this renewable source of energy. Accelerated depreciation allows a higher level of an asset's value to be written off in the first few years, reducing taxable income. The government proposed reintroducing the benefit in July. Wind power accounts for the biggest chunk of India's renewable energy capacity.
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  • Singapore : Sembcorp Unveils Second Cogeneration Power Plant on Jurong Island, Singapore
    November 03, 2014
    Sembcorp has commissioned its S$635m ($493m) second cogeneration plant as well as a new technology and innovation center, in Singapore. Located in Jurong Island's Banyan area, the 400MW gas-fired cogeneration facility has 200 tons per hour of process steam.
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  • Malaysia : Petronas Kicks Off Pengerang Cogeneration Plant
    November 03, 2014
    Petronas is moving a step closer towards realising the development of its Pengerang Integrated Complex (PIC) with the official groundbreaking for its Pengerang Cogeneration Plant. Vice-President for Infrastructure and Utilities Pramod Kumar Karunakaran said the RM5 billion plant would assume an important role in providing reliable steam and power to meet the requirements of the other plants within the PIC area and supply the needs of the peninsular power grid.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : UK Green Bank Backs Citibank CCP Project
    October 31, 2014
    The Green Investment Bank (GIB) is providing investment for energy efficient initiative being undertaken by Citibank. It is GIBs first project in the financial services space and is being made by GIB's fund manager Sustainable Development Capital (SDCL). The project, being implemented by Clarke Energy, will provide finance for a project to deliver efficient electricity and cooling in a UK data centre owned by global bank Citi. A Combined Cooling and Power (CCP) system will be installed together with energy efficient cooling units and efficiency improvements to the building's air conditioning system.
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  • India : Thermax Bags Rs. 321 Crore Worth Order: to Build and Commission a Captive Power Plant in Africa
    October 30, 2014
    Thermax Ltd has informed BSE regarding a Press Release dated October 30, 2014, titled "Thermax bags Rs. 321 crore worth order: to build and commission a captive power plant in Africa"
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  • USA : State Backs FuelCell Energy Project with $20M
    October 30, 2014
    Connecticut is helping FuelCell Energy Inc. expand its Torrington manufacturing facility with $20 million in loans and tax credits. FuelCell expects the project will add as many as 325 jobs in the next four years to its Connecticut workforce of 538 employees. The Danbury-based company manufacturers fuel cell power plants.
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  • Mexico : Pemex to Invest $1.4 Bn in Cogeneration Projects
    October 28, 2014
    State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it planned to invest $1.4 billion in two cogeneration projects to supply electricity to its refineries in Tula, Hidalgo, and Cadereyta, Nuevo Leon. Pemex Cogeneracion signed memorandums of understanding with Mexican-Canadian consortium Hermes Atco and Japan's Mitsui to build the power generation projects at the refineries, Pemex said in a statement.
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  • South Africa : South Africa Development Plans Include On-Site Power and CHP Focus
    October 28, 2014
    The South African government has released its cabinet approved Medium Term Strategic Framework 2014 - 2019 for implementing the National Development Plan (NDP), a programme devised in 2012. The MTSF defines the strategic objectives and targets of government during the next five years and is structured around 14 priority outcomes, including developing the skills and infrastructure required by the economy. Among the targets are plans to add 10,000 MW of electricity. Projects include procuring 2.5 GW of privately supplied coal-fired electricity and cogeneration agreements for more than 800 MW of capacity under the independent power producer programme.
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  • USA : Army Releases Request for Proposals for Combined Heat and Power Project at Redstone Arsenal
    October 24, 2014
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville today released a request for proposals for a 25MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) renewable energy project at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. The Redstone Arsenal project is a 30-year Power Purchase Agreement, whereby the Army offers to purchase the on-site generated renewable steam and electricity for up to 30 years in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated in the resulting contract. The contractor will finance, design, build, operate, own and maintain the CHP renewable energy generation facility.
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