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2014-03-13 12:23:02

STOCKTON, Calif., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy Services, Inc. (DTEES) has finished its construction project to convert a shuttered coal-fired power plant at the Port of Stockton to operate on biomass fuel. The plant, known as Stockton Biomass, began commercial operations on Feb. 21. It is selling its renewable power to PG&E Company to help it meet its renewable energy requirement. The plant will use about 320,000 tons of woody biomass fuel annually to generate...

2014-03-10 12:22:53

--Tiger Group and Aaron Equipment conducting bid offering for unique processing and sustainable biomass energy facility KAWAIHAE, Hawaii, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Tiger Group's Remarketing Services Division and Aaron Equipment Company Inc. are liquidating an activated carbon processing facility and a biomass power plant formerly owned by Big Island Carbon LLC and its affiliates. Located in Kawaihae on the west side of the Big Island of...

2014-03-01 08:20:10

BERWICK, Pa., March 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operators at PPL's Susquehanna nuclear power plant disconnected the Unit 2 reactor from the electrical grid early Saturday (3/1) to perform a planned inspection of turbine blades. While the plant currently does not have any indications of turbine blade cracking, Susquehanna has been working closely with the turbine manufacturer to resolve turbine blade issues, and any inspection indications will be addressed proactively during this...

2014-02-13 16:21:38

LONDON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Water for PowerOverviewWater and power are inseparable. Water is the 'working fluid' for the thermal power industry - the largest industrial user of water in the world. So, it goes without saying that this growth will create huge global opportunities for the water sector - and we show you why the biggest opportunities will be in water and wastewater treatment.On top of a...

2014-02-13 08:24:53

HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has secured a contract to perform a major inspection of an ABB Type 11N gas turbine at a combined cycle plant in Orlando, Florida. The contract scope includes provision of labor and site supervision for disassembling, cleaning and inspecting critical turbine components; fitting of new replacement parts; and recommissioning of the gas turbine and related equipment. The plant maintenance supervisor said, "Wood Group GTS has a great...

2014-02-07 20:20:27

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Exelon Generation's nuclear fleet continued to produce electricity around the clock and was unaffected by ice, snow storms and frigid temperatures that dominated the first month of 2014. Exelon's 10 nuclear power plants in Illinois, Pennsylvania and New Jersey operated continuously throughout January, producing more than 12 million megawatt-hours of electricity, enough to power more than 16 million average American homes. Exelon's...

2014-02-05 12:22:48

LOVELAND, Colo., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wood Group GTS has been awarded a $1.4M contract by the City of Austin to replace four obsolete and proprietary GE Millennium turbine control panels at the Sand Hill Energy Center in Austin, Texas. The panels will be replaced with Wood Group GTS' icon(TM) control systems, which give power plant operators the ability to modify turbine controls themselves to meet differing plant conditions. Under this turnkey contract, Wood Group GTS is...

2014-02-03 23:25:52

The EPA has launched a Partnership Program to make the public aware of the many advantages of Cogeneration (CHP). One of the companies singled out for participation in the program is GREENCROWN Energy LLC — a full-service energy consulting company specializing in energy supply, cost reduction and turnkey cogeneration systems development. Belleville, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Amid fluctuating energy prices, environmental concerns and growing demand on the U.S. grid, the EPA...

2014-01-27 16:21:04

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hlv2xx/biomass_to_energy) has announced the addition of the "Biomass to Energy (Analyst version) - The World Market for Biomass Power Plants 2013/2014" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hlv2xx/biomass_to_energy ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The market for biomass power plants will grow...

2014-01-10 04:20:12

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces the extension of its 200 megawatt diesel power module project in Libya on the same terms as the original contract. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120207/FL48583LOGO ) The provision of 200MW of diesel power modules, announced in June 2013 as an expansion to APR Energy's 250MW gas turbine contract in Libya, created the largest single contract in the...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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