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2011-03-01 09:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc., the leading manufacturer of advanced modular Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems, today announced that it has supplied to the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) three advanced CHP modules for installation at its corporate headquarters. These modules, each rated at 100 kW electrical output, will be utilized year-round at the facility for supplying a significant portion of its electrical, cooling, and hot water...

2010-11-29 16:04:09

The generation of electricity and heat with no pollution and with considerably less emission of the greenhouse gas CO2 sounds too good to be true. However, it is possible with the so-called SOFC fuel cells, which Risø has been conducting research into for over 20 years. The technology is now on its way to reach Danish and international companies including consumers. An SOFC fuel cell produces electricity and heat with a very high efficiency. That means less carbon emissions for each kW...

2010-06-30 09:00:00

WEST HARTFORD, Conn., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hughes Health & Rehabilitation, Inc., today inaugurated its new 75kW cogeneration plant to help reduce the facility's energy costs and carbon footprint. West Hartford Deputy Mayor Tim Brennan and many others attended today's announcement. "This is a historic day for Hughes as we incorporate modern green energy-saving technology into our 50-year-old operation," said Mark Finkelstein, vice president and administrator. "Our new cogeneration...

2009-12-09 11:15:00

HOLYOKE, Mass., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- "Cogeneration... It's actually the right thing to do." So declared the Honorable Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, at the inauguration of a clean burning, natural gas, 300kW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) System at Schwab House in Manhattan on October 17, 2009, that will increase fuel-use efficiency, decrease emissions, lower the building's demand on the electrical grid, and yield substantial savings. Aegis Energy Services, Inc. of Holyoke,...

2009-10-07 03:40:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ContourGlobal and Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company announced today the inauguration of a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant located at Coca-Cola Hellenic's bottling facility in Ploiesti, Romania. The innovative plant will supply, in a highly efficient and environmentally friendly process, all the electricity, steam and chilled water required for the production of Coca-Cola Hellenic's beverages. A second similar plant is currently being developed in...

2008-10-31 09:00:23

Finnish industrial process provider Metso has announced that it will supply electricity and heat supplier Kuopion Energia with a multi-fuel fired power boiler for installation at its new combined heat and power plant located in Haapaniemi, in the town of Kuopio, Finland. Start-up of the boiler is scheduled for the end of 2011. The total value of Kuopion Energia's investment is E135 million of which Metso's equipment and installation delivery covers approximately half. Metso Power will...

2008-10-10 09:00:45

Dong Energy has announced that it is converting the Herning combined heat and power plant in the Midtjylland region of Denmark for the usage of biomass feedstock, in collaboration with its heating customers EnergiGruppen Jylland Varme and Ikast Vaerkerne Varme. On completion of the conversion, biomass in the form of wood chips and wood pellets will account for up to 97% of the fuel consumption. The total investment amounts to DKK114 million. The conversion will mean that the majority,...

2008-10-09 00:00:36

Further to the planned straw burning energy plant for Sleaford, it seems incomprehensible Britain is still thinking about stations with such low efficiency ratings. I believe this one is rated around 33 per cent efficiency, which if true suggests that from the 252,720 tonnes of straw fuel each year the actual 40 megawatt power generation would come from only 83,398 tonnes. Consequently, the burning of 169,322 tonnes would produce nothing but further pollution, a warmer...


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