Electrical Power Articles

  • Reflection on Electricity’s Importance in a Pandemic

    When it was first suggested that one of us do a piece for the newsletter on the impact of the current pandemic on anything battery related; I will be honest I did not see a lot of connection. That changed at 3:30 on a recent morning when I was awakened by a rather nasty thunderstorm. As I lay there, I wondered if our electrical service would survive, and had I remembered to put my phone and ...

  • Solar Panels for Boats: How expensive owning a boat can be?

    You have been haunted by the idea of owning a boat. You can’t help but fulfilling that marine fantasy living inside your brain for a long time. Hold your horses and think of all costs before you get trapped! Boat owners know very well how expensive it is to own a boat. Having enough money to buy the boat is not the only consideration; you have to think about all after-purchasing costs. Boat ...


    By Aquamarine Power (AMP)

  • Importance of an Emergency Generator

    An emergency generator set is a critical resource across numerous applications. Whether it is providing emergency power to homeowners, businesses, or critical situations such as keeping electrical power systems operational in hospitals, it’s easy to see why generator systems play a vital role.  Some applications may not be as obvious as others. In fact, many are taken for ...


    By MTS Power Products

  • Common Uses For Generator Sets

    Businesses, homes, industrial facilities, and commercial properties of all kinds all over the world depend on generator manufacturers to help them continue functioning during emergency power outages. This is due to the powerful capabilities of emergency generator sets. Depending on its application, investing in a standby generator installation can have invaluable benefits. It can help ...


    By MTS Power Products

  • Belisce I Project

    Belisce I Project is an Integrated Biomass Gasification Power Plant (“IBGPP”), located in Belisce, Croatia. The project is designed to produce clean electricity from forest waste utilising EQTEC Gasifier Technology and GE Jenbacher Engines, with an electrical output capacity of 1.2 MWe and a thermal output of 1.6 MW. The power plant is based on one GE Jenbacher 612 engine and one ...


    By Eqtec PLC

  • Syngas Italy Project

    Syngas Italy is an Integrated Biomass Gasification Power Plant (“IBGPP”), located in the Italian region of Tuscany. The project is designed to produce clean electricity from biomass utilising EQTEC Gasification Technology and Jenbacher engine, with an electrical output capacity of 1.0 MWe. The gasification plant consists of a bubbling fluidised bed reactor which improves the mixture ...


    By Eqtec PLC

  • Movialsa biomass gasification plant project

    The Movialsa biomass gasification plant, which opened in 2011, is located just under two hours south of Madrid in the Ciudad Real province of Spain. Based on EQTEC Gasifier Technology (“EGT”), the installation has a high electrical and thermal efficiency, superior to alternative technologies such as biomass combustion. In the process, the feedstock passes into one of the four ...


    By Eqtec PLC

  • Karlovo & Heat Biomass EOOD Project

    Karlovo & Heat Biomass EOOD is an Integrated Biomass Gasification Power Plant (“IBGPP”), located in Stroevo, Bulgaria. The project is designed to produce clean electricity from biomass utilising EQTEC Gasifier Technology and GE Jenbacher engines, with an electrical output capacity of 3.0 MWe. The power plant is based on two GE Jenbacher 620 engines and one gasification plant. Wood ...


    By Eqtec PLC

  • Article `Supporting the lifecycle of energy infrastructures with Smart O&M` published in APUEA Magazine

    The magazine of the Asia Pacific Urban Energy Association (APUEA) published an article: "Supporting the lifecycle of energy infrastructures with Smart O&M" by Siveco China. In this article, Siveco China shares insights on Smart O&M in the Energy industry, explaining why the earlier maintenance is taken into account, the better the results in terms of lifecycle cost. The paper also looks ...


    By Siveco

  • 10 Facts you didn’t know about Wind Energy

    The oldest rotary windmills are considered to have been used regularly in agriculture and other purposes since 2000 B.C. by peoples of what would today be China and the Middle East who already sensed what the German physicist Albert Betz, the father of physics governing modern wind turbines, called The Theory of Wind Energy, presented and ...


    By Vortex Bladeless SL

  • University of Massachusetts - 16 MW CHP Plant - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: Amherst, Massachusetts FUEL: Natural Gas and Oil MAX CAPACITY: 16 MW POLLUTION CONTROL: Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS: 99.3% SOx Reduction, 93% NOx Reduction, 96% CO Reduction AVERAGE CAPACITY FACTOR: ~ 75% ENERGY OUTPUT: 100,000 MWh per year IN OPERATION SINCE: April 2009 EQUIPMENT: 10 MW ...

  • Smith College Energy Center - 3.5-MW CHP Plant - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: Northampton, MA FACILITY PEAK LOAD: 3.5 megawatts (MW) EQUIPMENT: 3.5 MW Solar Turbine, Rentech HRSG, package boiler and two York absorption chillers. FUEL: Natural Gas USE OF THERMAL ENERGY: Heating, cooling & hot water for the campus. USE OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY: Displaces campus loads previously supplied by the ...

  • Combined Heat and Power - Low BTU Gas Pulp and Paper Industry - Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. - Case Study

    OWNER Arctic Paper Kostrzyn S.A. LOCATION Kostrzyn, Poland GAS TURBINES Two Mars 100 Gas Turbines CUSTOMER VALUE 50% Reduction of C02 Footprint Arctic Paper S.A. produces and markets high-quality graphic paper. When the company decided to switch from coal to a gas similar to low Btu ...

  • 7.5 MWE Combined Heat and Power University - Harvard University

    OWNER Harvard University LOCATION Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA PRODUCT Taurus 70 (7.5 MWe) Gas Turbine CUSTOMER VALUE Sustainability, Reduced Emissions Originally built in 1903, the Blackstone Power Plant at Harvard University was one of the first electric power plants in the United ...

  • Combined Heat and Power Pulp and Paper Industry - Sofidel America Corporation - Case Study

    OWNER Sofidel America Corporation LOCATION Circleville, Ohio, USA PRODUCT Two Taurus 70 (8.0 MWE) Gas Turbines CUSTOMER VALUE Reduced Energy Costs, Lowered C02 Emissions The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Sofidel ...

  • Combined Heat and Power Hospital - Dell Children`s Medical Center - Case Study

    OWNER Austin Energy LOCATION Austin, Texas, USA PRODUCT Mercury" 50 (4.6 MWe) Gas Turbine CUSTOMER VALUE Sustainable Energy Production Dell Children's Hospital was looking for an innovative and environmentally friendly approach to their energy program At the same time, the hospital ...

  • 11.3MWe Dual-Fuel Mobile Power - Power for Shale Gas Plant Commissioning - Case Study

    OWNER: Williams Partners LP. PRODUCT: Two Taurus 60 Mobile Power Units APPLICATION: Gas Processing Plant Commissioning Power CUSTOMER VALUE: Island Mode Power Rapid Start-Up Reliable and Efficient Environmentally Friendly Power Large On-Load or Off-Load Frequency Control ...

  • San Diego VA Hospital - 4.6 MW CHP System - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: San Diego, CA MARKET SECTOR: Hospital FACILITY SIZE: 1,030,000 square feet FACILITY PEAK LOAD: 6.8 MW EQUIPMENT: 4.6 MW Solar Turbines Mercury™ 50 gas turbine, absorption chiller FUEL: Natural Gas USE OF THERMAL ENERGY: Space and autoclave heating, absorption chilling and domestic hot water CHP TOTAL ...

  • SC Johnson Waxdale Plant - 6.4 MW CHP System - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: Racine, Wisconsin MARKET SECTOR: Manufacturing FACILITY SIZE: 2.2 Million Square Feet EQUIPMENT: (1) 3.2 Megawatt Landfill Gas Turbine (1) 3.2 Megawatt Natural Gas Turbine FUEL: Landfill Gas and Natural Gas DISTANCE FROM RENEWABLE FUEL SOURCE: 2/3 of a Mile CHP GENERATING CAPACITY: 6.4 Megawatts HEAT RECOVERY RATE: ...

  • Shands Hospital - 4.3 MW CHP & District Heating/Cooling System - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida MARKET SECTOR: Hospital/University FUEL: Natural Gas MAX CAPACITY: 4.3 MW IN OPERATION SINCE: 2009 USE OF THERMAL ENERGY: Heating & cooling EQUIPMENT: 4.3 MW Combustion Turbine, 14,500 lb/hr Heat Recovery Steam Generator, 3 Centrifugal Chillers, Combustion Turbine Inlet Cooling, 30,000 ...

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