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2011-12-06 10:02:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Dec. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, KGRA Energy LP, a premier U.S.-based developer of waste heat recovery power generation projects, announced that it will develop a pioneering waste heat recovery project to harness reciprocating engine exhaust heat. KGRA and Appalachian Midstream Services, LLC, a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE: CHK), have signed a definitive agreement to build and install a customized 2MW waste heat-to-power system....

2011-12-05 10:16:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arista Power, Inc. ("Arista Power" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ASPW), a manufacturer, designer and integrator of renewable energy generation, management and distribution systems, announced today that it has filed a lawsuit against Ultralife Corporation ("Ultralife") and certain of its officers, directors and employees alleging, among other things, Fraud, Unfair Competition, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets and Breach of Contract....

2011-12-02 14:00:00

JACKSON, Mich., Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers Energy announced today the cancellation of a proposed clean coal plant project near Bay City and an update of its air quality control plans, which include the anticipated suspension of operation of seven smaller units in 2015. The utility also plans to continue to make substantial environmental investments at its five major coal-fired units. The $1.6 billion environmental program is designed to make Michigan's air cleaner by further...

2011-12-01 10:05:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, POWER magazine selects the most noteworthy renewable power plants worldwide to be designated Top Plants. Winning plants are profiled in the December issue, and awards are presented the following May at the ELECTRIC POWER Conference & Exhibition. The winning plants listed below are profiled in the December issue (www.powermag.com): Copper Mountain Solar 1, Boulder City, Nevada (owner/operator: Sempra Generation) EnBW Baltic 1,...

2011-11-16 05:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy, along with state and local public officials, and a host of community leaders, celebrated the official grand opening of the new 450,000-square-foot Gas Turbine production plant adjacent to its existing Steam Turbine-Generator manufacturing plant in Charlotte, NC, today. The event marks another important milestone in Siemens' growth strategy in the U.S., further demonstrating the company's stated commitment to U.S. investment and...

2011-11-10 08:38:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tecogen Inc., a pioneering force in distributed power generation announced today that at Red Hook pier in Brooklyn, Phoenix Beverages, one of New York City's largest beer distributors, enjoyed an energy-efficient and grid-independent operation throughout the power outages that plagued much of the Northeast, US last week. The company achieved this independence and smooth operation thanks to its on-site power (600kW) combined heat and power...

2011-11-09 10:29:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, announced today that its broad offering of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators are now eligible for the California Self-Generation Incentive Program (SGIP). Under the program, qualifying California utility customers can receive up to a $1,250/kW rebate to help reduce...

Hybrid Power Plants Can Help Industry Go Green
2011-11-03 13:39:14

TAU researchers develop affordable solar option for power plants Hybrid cars, powered by a mixture of gas and electricity, have become a practical way to "go green" on the roads. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University are applying the term "hybrid" to power plants as well. Most power plants, explains Prof. Avi Kribus of TAU's School of Mechanical Engineering and its innovative new Renewable Energy Center, create power using fuel. And solar thermal power plants – which use high...

2011-10-24 22:27:00

NINGXIA, China, Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Solar power generation is one of the key strategic emerging industries in China. Hanas New Energy Group (Hanas) commenced the construction of its integrated solar combined cycle (ISCC) trough solar power plant in Gaoshawo town, Yanchi county, Ningxia, China on October 12, 2011. Zhao Xiaoping, vice chairman of Ningxia, Taoyuan, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) of Ningxia, and Ma Fuqiang,...

2011-10-17 08:00:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arista Power, Inc. ("Arista Power" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ASPW), a manufacturer, designer and integrator of renewable energy generation, management and distribution systems, announced today that it received an order from Zweigle's, Inc. for a Power on Demand renewable energy storage and management system to be installed at Zweigle's state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Rochester, New York. (Logo:...