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  • South Korea : Doosan Forges Ahead With Fuel Cell Business in Korea
    June 15, 2015
    Doosan Corporation is to deliver fuel cells for a combined cycle power plant in Bundang, South Korea.

    The deal is a world-first for double-layer fuel cells and the long-term service agreement for the plant is expected to be worth 40 billion won. In addition is represents the first supply deal since it added the fuel cell business as a new growth engine last year.

    In Korea, the Act on the Promotion of the Development, Use and Diffusion of New and Renewable Energy requires utilities companies that generate more than 500 megawatts to source a certain amount of energy production from renewable sources. This target started at 2 percent in 2012 and will gradually increase to 10 percent by 2024.
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  • USA : New CHP Plant Expected to Save US Army $113 Million
    June 11, 2015
    Johnson Controls joined with U.S. Army senior commanders at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) in Maryland to break ground on a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant designed to save the Army nearly $113 million over 19 years and provide reliable energy service to mission-critical facilities

    The new natural gas cogeneration plant designed by Johnson Controls will supply a substantial portion of the garrison's heating and power needs, and help APG make significant progress toward energy resiliency, a critical mission for Army installments around the world.

    The APG cogeneration plant is scheduled to be completed by January 2016.
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  • USA : Capstone Microturbines to Upgrade New York University Research Facility and Bronx Residential Complex
    June 08, 2015
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received two orders for C1000 microturbines for energy efficiency projects in New York City, New York. A single C1000 will be installed at a New York University research and learning facility while a second C1000 will replace the existing generators at the River Park Towers residential complex in the Bronx.

    RSP Systems, Capstone's distributor for New York and Connecticut, secured both orders, which are to be commissioned in early 2016.
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  • USA : Wrtsil Power Plant Will Supply 100 Percent of the British Virgin Islands' Electricity
    June 03, 2015
    Wärtsilä will supply an extension to the Pockwood Pond Power Generating Station in the British Virgin Islands, owned by the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC). The extension consists of twoWärtsilä 9L46 gensets, the related auxiliaries and a new power house, delivered on a turn-key basis. The gensets will run on light fuel oil with a combined output of 17 MW. After the extension and the concurrent retiring of two old units, the capacity of the power plant will be 50 MW. The project is scheduled to be delivered in late 2016.
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  • USA : Capstone Secures Order for 25 Microturbines As U.S. Oil and Gas Markets Begin to Strengthen in Key Shale Plays
    June 03, 2015
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for 25 C65 microturbines to fulfill the continual expansion of existing oil and gas customer fleets in shale plays across the western United States.

    Horizon Power Systems, Capstone's distributor for the Eagle Ford, Permian, Barnett, Mancos, San Juan, and Wattenberg Shale plays, secured the order, which is expected to be commissioned later this year. The order will serve numerous facets of the shale oil and gas production process and help to bolster aging infrastructures throughout these regions.
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  • India : Maha Govt Clears New Renewable Energy Policy
    June 03, 2015
    The Maharashtra state cabinet on Tuesday passed the New and Renewable Energy Policy 2015 and has set a target of generating 14,400 MW from new and renewable sources in five years. The state has set a target for 7,500 MW from solar energy, 5,000 MW from wind, around 1,000 MW from bagasse based cogeneration, 400 MW from mini hydel projects, 300 MW from agri waste and 200 MW power generated from industrial wastes.

    With 1,000 MW target from cogeneration, the state expects to see around Rs 5,000 crore investment to flow into the power cogeneration business in five years. Around Rs 412 crore for this is expected to come from the Green Energy Fund.
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  • USA : President Container Installs On-Site Solar
    June 02, 2015
    GE has announced that it will supply President Container Group (PCG), a manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers and point-of-purchase displays, with a new 2 MW ground-mounted solar installation outside its factory in Middletown, New York, US.

    The solar installation is expected to provide approximately 25% of PCG's future energy needs and will become the first industrial scale solar project in Orange County. It is fully qualified under NYSERDA's NY-Sun Incentive Program.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : Cement Works Fires Up On Waste-Derived Fuel
    June 02, 2015
    The Hope Works cement plant in Derbyshire, UK (pictured) is being supplied on-site power from waste after a project to supply the two kilns at the site was completed.

    BioEnergy and bulk materials specialist Saxlund International, part of the Opcon AB group, collaborated with Hope Construction Materials to install and commission the waste-derived fuel system at the UK's largest cement works.
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  • Germany : Gas Storage Facility Turns Flare to Power and Heat
    June 02, 2015
    A new cogeneration plant using microturbines has been commissioned at one of Germany's largest natural gas storage facilities. The cogeneration plant provides a more efficient use of seal gases by using them to generate power and heat, Streicher said. The recovered energy is then used on-site at the storage facility.
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  • USA : Capstone Receives Groundbreaking C600 Order for New OATI Data Center in Minnesota
    June 01, 2015
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for a 600-kilowatt microturbine system to be installed in the OATI data center and office facility currently under construction in Bloomington, Minnesota.

    "This is a groundbreaking project because for many years the prevailing theory was that the Midwest was not a hospitable market for cogeneration and trigeneration projects due to poor project economics and the conservative nature of the market here," said Justin Rathke, President of Vergent Power. "Lower natural gas prices coupled with rising electric rates have created an opening for best-in-class CHP systems, and the additional benefits of the Capstone solution are a great fit for an innovative and visionary company like OATI."
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