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  • USA : NASA to Benefit from CHP-Oriented Clean Energy Programme
    October 16, 2014
    NASA is included in a list of nine projects aimed at developing clean energy at federal facilities throughout the US. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $5 million in funding through the Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP's) inaugural Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT). The projects are focused on advancing the development of combined heat and power (CHP) and renewable energy technologies at the facilities and help meet energy efficiency, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas reduction goals.
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  • South Korea : Capstone Turbine Secures Order to Upgrade South Korean Residential High-Rise
    October 15, 2014
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it recently received a one megawatt order for a new residential high-rise building in Masan, South Korea.

    Yongwon Total Solution, Capstone's South Korean partner, secured the order.

    "In a developed country that has the growth rate and population density of Korea, residents need efficient, compact, and green technologies," said Jim Crouse, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Capstone Turbine. "Clean and green Capstone microturbines provide the ideal solution, helping customers achieve economic and sustainability goals with a proven technology."
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  • Australia : Brisbane's District Cooling Plan Gets the Go-Ahead
    October 14, 2014
    A consortium of Cofely Australia and Thiess Services have struck a deal that will see a district cooling system installed in Brisbane's Central Business District.

    With an agreement for the design and planning phase, Brisbane is set to have Australia's first CBD district cooling system which will see a centralised plant supplying chilled water via a network of underground pipes.
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  • Australia : Australia's Solar Zoo
    October 13, 2014
    Australia's Melbourne Zoo has installed three separate rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems of more than 100 kW on the zoo's buildings, contributing to making it the world's first certified carbon neutral zoo.

    The PV plants, using 390 solar panels (pictured) from Hanwha Q Cells, have been producing energy since the beginning of September for self-consumption.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Ineos Spending 54 Million on Combined Heat and Power Plant at Grangemouth
    October 03, 2014
    Grangemouth petrochemical group Ineos has agreed to splash £54 million on an on-site combined heat and power plant.

    The Swiss-headquartered multinational, which secured Government backing for the construction of a new £300m ethane terminal following warnings it could close the site with the loss of around 800 jobs late last year, said its additional investment would "further support the competitiveness" of its plant.

    The natural gas fuelled CHP sits on the site of the petrochemical and refinery complex, and is currently owned and operated Finnish energy group Fortum.
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  • Slovenia : Capstone Penetrates Slovenian Industrial Market With Combined Heat & Power Project
    October 01, 2014
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, continues to penetrate new geographies around the globe with today's announcement of the sale of a Capstone C1000 microturbine to upgrade a large plastics manufacturing facility in the Republic of Slovenia. The project was secured by Laibach d.o.o., Capstone's exclusive distributor in Slovenia.
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  • USA : CHP Features Large in New Massachusetts Investments
    September 26, 2014
    The Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick has announced a number of new clean technology projects as part of a $7m grant driven by the state's clean energy resiliency initiative.

    A key motivation in the Massachusetts drive towards cleaner energy is indicated in the statement by the governor accompanying the announcement.

    Springfield, $2.79 million: Baystate Health and the city of Springfield are developing a 4.6-MW combined heat and power plant to provide electricity, chilled water and steam to the Baystate hospital.
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  • USA : State Awards $7M for Municipal Cleantech Projects
    September 25, 2014
    The Patrick administration has awarded $7 million in grants for six projects under the state's new "clean energy resiliency initiative." This is the first round of project grants from the state Department of Energy Resources' $40 million initiative, which is aimed at paying for clean energy projects that can help communities keep or restore power after a major disruption in electrical service. The funding for these project grants, along with a previous round of technical assistance awards, comes from alternative compliance payments made by major electric utilities if they fall short of the state's renewable energy or alternative energy procurement goals
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  • USA : DOE: $5M to Develop Clean Energy Projects at Federal Facilities
    September 23, 2014
    The Energy Department announced $5 million in funding for nine projects that will advance the development of combined heat and power (CHP) and renewable energy technologies at facilities across the federal government and help meet energy efficiency, renewable energy, and greenhouse gas reduction goals.

    The Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) inaugural Assisting Federal Facilities with Energy Conservation Technologies (AFFECT) funding announced today will support two main technology areas: CHP and renewable energy. Funding includes nearly $2 million for three projects to increase the use of CHP to generate electric and thermal energy from a single source and more than $3 million for six renewable energy projects to install photovoltaic (PV) systems. Cost shared with industry, the total investment is nearly $120 million.
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  • USA : Chesapeake Utilities to Build Heat & Power Plant in Florida
    September 22, 2014
    Chesapeake Utilities Corporation has announced that its unit, Eight Flags Energy, LLC, will build a combined heat and power plant. The construction site, based in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island in Nassau County, FL is to be leased from Rayonier Advanced Materials, Inc.'s subsidiary, Rayonier Performance Fibers, LLC.

    Chesapeake Utilities will install a Solar Turbines Titan 250 industrial gas turbine generator set at this plant. The plant will get its supply of natural gas from the company's intrastate natural gas pipeline subsidiary, Peninsula Pipeline Company. Once completed, the combined heat and power plant will be able to generate around 20 megawatts (MW) of base load electricity.
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