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  • USA : Tecogen Sells Two 100 KW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Units to Rising Upper East Side Apartment Building
    May 27, 2015
    Tecogen® Inc. today announced the sale of two InVerde® Ultra, INV-100, combined heat and power (CHP) units to a rising (under construction) multi-residential apartment building located in the Upper East Side of Manhattan. The InVerde units will provide 200 kW of electricity, plus thermal energy in the form of hot water to heat the building and the potable water used by the residences in the 28-story, 400,000 square foot building.

    In addition to tbe cost savings from natural gas-powered co-generation, Tecogen's patented low emissions system, Ultra, will nearly eliminate the production of criteria pollutants, the compounds contributing to smog.
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  • USA : Siemens to Provide Long-Term Service at Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Plant
    May 21, 2015
    Siemens has been awarded a long-term service agreement for the Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Power Plant in New York City. Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Partners, LP, awarded Siemens the agreement, which provides years of parts and services for two SGT6-2000E gas turbines (GTs) over a 12-year term, and features Siemens GT performance enhancement solutions including Si3D turbine blade technology and Advanced Compressor Mass Flow (CMF+) modifications. The agreement also includes the plant's SPPA-T3000 control system, SGEN6-1000A generators and SST-800 steam turbines.

    The Brooklyn Navy Yard Cogeneration Power Plant is a 286-megawatt (MW) gas power plant located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation's 300-acre industrial park.
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  • Germany : Germany to Prioritise CHP As Dsseldorf Heating Plant Commissioned
    May 19, 2015
    The German government is set to take a renewed interest in the potential of combined heat and power technology as a result of compromise on its plans to introduce a new levy on coal-fired power plants. A government document, revealed to Reuters, shows a softening in approach to forcing harsher emission targets on ageing plant looks lilely to benefit the CHP sector.

    The economy ministry, led by Sigmar Gabriel (pictured) now plans to require coal-fired power plant operators to cut their emissions by 16 million tonnes by 2020, compared with a previous target of at least 22 million tonnes. Although not yet approved, government sources told the news agency that now plans to achieve the remaining six million tonnes of CO2 emission cuts for the energy sector by promoting the use of more environmentally-friendly combined heat and power plants.
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  • India : MHPS Receives Order for Combined Heat and Power Supply Plant From Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative in India
    May 12, 2015
    Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has received a turnkey order through Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems India Private Limited (MHPS India), MHPS's subsidiary in India, for a combined heat and power (CHP) supply plant, featuring the company's H-25 gas turbine serving as the core equipment. The plant order placed by Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), India's largest fertilizer producer, marks the first turnkey order from Indian market after MHPS started its operation as a new business entity in 2014. The newly ordered CHP plant is scheduled to go on-stream in July 2016.
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  • United Arab Emirates : Dubai Business Hub Opens District Cooling Plant
    May 05, 2015
    A new district cooling plant is now open in Dubai's Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) international business hub.

    The RAK FTZ said on its Facebook page that the Dh25m ($6.8m) plant will use chilled water to meet the demand for air conditioning in the area's buildings. It will also recycle discharged water to irrigate the surrounding foliage.

    Eyad Ismail, engineering manager for the project, said: 'The opening of the new plant underscores RAK FTZ's commitment to continuously improve the free zone's infrastructure and find new and better ways to reduce energy and water consumption while making it as easy as possible for our clients to conduct business.
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  • Mexico : Spain's Iberdrola to Build Cogeneration Plant in Mexico
    May 04, 2015
    Spain's Iberdrola said Monday it signed a contract with petrochemical company Dynasol to build a 56 MW cogeneration power plant in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas.

    The cogeneration plant will cost 1.3 billion pesos ($84 million), Iberdrola said in a statement.

    The deal is part of an expansion strategy in Mexico, where plans call for investing up to 78 billion pesos ($5 billion) in generation projects over the next few years, the Spanish company said.
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  • India : BSES Launches 'Net Metering' Drive to Promote Renewable Energy
    May 04, 2015
    Power major BSES has embarked on a drive to promote 'net metering' in the national capital as a part of which six roof-top solar panels with a capacity of producing 88 KW have been installed across the city. Officials explained that as per the concept of 'net metering', the consumers can sell the surplus power produced to BSES at rates approved by DERC.

    To promote renewable energy, DERC had recently come-out with its roof-top solar 'net metering' policy and has claimed to have received 500 queries and more than 50 applications in this regard.
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  • India : Andhra Pradesh Government to Make State a Renewable Energy Hub
    May 03, 2015
    Andhra Pradesh government has decided to implement a comprehensive action plan to make the state a renewable energy hub in the next four years.

    As part of this plan, the government has contemplated to achieve 5,000 MW solar power and 4,000 MW wind power by 2019 to meet the twin objectives of energy security and clean energy considerations, an official release issued here said.

    Impressed with the new solar and wind policy, KFW, a German Bank, has agreed to sanction Rs 515 crores at concessional rate of interest towards green energy corridor.
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  • Lithuania : Capstone Chosen for Energy Project to Upgrade Top Pork Producer in Lithuania
    April 30, 2015
    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world's leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today that it received an order for a C800 microturbine to upgrade a leading pork producer in Lithuania.

    Sarlin Oy Ab, Capstone's distributor for Finland, Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania, secured the order, which is expected to be commissioned in October 2015.

    Fueled by biogas produced on site, the C800 microturbine will be installed in a combined heat and power (CHP) application along with an anaerobic digester, fuel compressor and heat exchanger. With energy efficiency levels approaching 80 percent, the innovative "green waste" energy system will convert organic solid waste into clean, renewable energy for the meat production facility. In addition, the exhaust from the microturbine will be captured to provide thermal heat at the highest efficiency possible.
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  • United Kingdom(Great Britain) : New Biogas CHP Unit Launched by ENER-G
    April 27, 2015
    UK firm ENER-G has launched a new sub-200 kWth combined heat and power (CHP) unit which the company says makes small scale anaerobic digestion projects viable for a wider customer base, particularly smaller farms and dairies, as well as industrial processors.

    'Our UK design team have packed a mighty heat punch of 40.7% efficiency into the new E200, without compromising on high electrical efficiency of 37.6%,' said ENER-G's Laurence Stephenson. He added: 'It will accelerate the payback on investment - making anaerobic digestion feasible for smaller farms and other sites. This could provide a valuable lifeline for dairies, which are under huge financial pressure from falling milk prices.'
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