Heat and Power Articles

  • Get ready for Energy Tax Changes in 2019

    2019 brings with it big changes to energy taxes, markets, policy and legislation, which you should prepare for now. Be prepared for major changes from 1 April 2019: ·         56% average rise in Climate Change Levy (CCL) rates for gas and electricity ·         Abolition of CRC Energy ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Micro Combined Heat and Power Market to hit $13bn by 2024

    The Micro CHP Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $2 billion to over $13 billion by 2024; as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Positive outlook toward changing climatic conditions, energy security along with government regulations to curb GHG emission will ...


    By Global Market Insights, Inc.

  • Codford Biogas Case Study

    Codford Biogas recycles waste to supply 100% renewable electricity. It seems only fitting that we should also be providing flexibility to support growing levels of renewable generation on the system. Our partnership with Open Energi is helping us to safely and reliably manage our assets to deliver maximum value from the flexibility ...


    By Open Energi

  • Why higher energy prices shouldn't be a shock and how to manage the impact

    It should come as little surprise that wholesale energy prices are on the rise again and remain highly volatile. The wholesale energy market is heavily impacted by the oil market and so we have seen energy commodity costs tracking dramatically higher oil prices as that market recovers from the doldrums. At the time of writing (17 September 2018), power commodity prices were 50.26% % higher ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • High-voltage specialist Smith Brothers secures contract with CHP giant

    High-voltage power contractor Smith Brothers has secured an Independent Connection Provider (ICP) contract with sustainable energy specialist P3P Partners, marking the electrical engineering firm’s first foray into the fast-growing combined heat and power (CHP) market.A leading provider of CHP services, P3P develops energy-efficient centres across the UK and has previously delivered ...

  • Great River Energy Spiritwood: Combined Heat and Power Plant - Case study

    Great River Energy (GRE) Spiritwood, North Dakota Plant Owner Great River Energy (GRE) Plant Name Spiritwood Station Location Spiritwood, North Dakota ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • The gas to grid plant Icknield in UK - Case Study

    Location: Ipsden, Oxfordshire (UK) Capacity: 960 kWel Input materials: Pig slurry, farm by-products, energy crops Features: Production of 700 Nm³ biomethane, 360 kWel CHP, Supply natural gas to 2,150 households, Fermentation residue as fertiliser 38 million kilowatt hours per year ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Caledonian Cheese, BasePower CHP plant, UK - Case Study

    Combined heat and power (CHP) specialists BasePower have contracted with Clarke Energy to provide a containerised energy centre at Groupe Lactalis‘s Caledonian Cheese dairy in Stranraer, Scotland. Some of the nation’s favourite cheese products are produced here including Seriously Strong and McLelland Mature. The scheme was commissioned in December 2016 and is a major driver in ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Above all, biogas must be efficient

    Herning Bioenergi and Bigadan use blower technology made by AERZEN In Denmark, AERZEN blowers create the link between biogas plant and dairy plant. Until 2020 Denmark wants to reduce its gross energy consumption - regardless of the aspired economic growth - by 12% compared with 2006. Another goal: Until 2050 the own power and heat requirements shall exclusively be served by ...

  • How to generate an accurate load profile for CHP

    If you fail to accurately work out your site's energy demands, you'll give rise to a cogeneration system that underwhelms when served up to your customer. That's why load profiling is the key ingredient in successfully specifying your cogeneration project and ensuring that you meet your clients' expectations. Generating an accurate ...


    By ENER-G

  • CHP Sizing: why Goldilocks style guesswork isn`t enough

    In storyworld, Goldilocks would stroll into the plant room and state "this CHP's too big", "this CHP's too small", "ahh ... this CHP is just right" – happy ever after. The end. But in the real word, the tricky issue of CHP sizing isn't quite so straightforward. This can be a tough lesson for some ...


    By ENER-G

  • Adsorption mechanism of recovering potassium from seawater by modified-clinoptilolite using microwave

    The adsorption capacity and mechanism of K+ ion onto modified-clinoptilolite (MC) for recovering potassium from seawater has been investigated in this paper. The maximum value of K+ adsorption capacity is 36.3 mg/g (1.92 times of raw-clinoptilolite) while the modifying condition of microwave power is 450 W and heating time is 60 min. Specific surface area and pore size of absorbent has ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Multifuel-fired Combined Heat and Power Plant - Case study

    Måbjergværket is the first combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Denmark to use a fuel combination consisting of waste, wood chips, straw and natural gas. Måbjergværket is owned and operated by DONG Energy. Måbjergværket supplies the approximately 55,000 inhabitants of the cities of Struer and Holstebro with direct heating, and the electricity is delivered to ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • The Energy Consultant's Guide to a Green Energy Brief

    A practical overview of how Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology can be specified to meet a green energy brief  When a green energy brief talks about conserving energy, reducing energy costs, reducing CO2 emissions, and improving the reliability of energy supply, energy consultants should consider Combined Heat and Power (CHP), ...


    By ENER-G

  • What are the benefits of using BIM to improve building performance and create a sustainable, energy efficient development fit for the 21st century?

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is not just about 3D designs; it is about fully understanding a building model. This includes all ...


    By ENER-G

  • Q&A: The world’s eyes turn to Minnesota on district energy

    Frank Jossi reports in Midwest Energy News that for the second time in a little more than a decade St. Paul is hosting an international conference on district energy. Ken Smith is the president and CEO of District Energy St. Paul and past Chair of the International District Energy ...

  • Advanced, integrated systems meet the challenges of commercial-scale operation

    Technological frontiers in die alternative energy industry continue to widen in countries around the globe. As such, die exploitation of biomass as a source of energy has become die fastest-growing sector among a growing roster of energy solutions. Today, more energy is produced from various forms of biomass dian from all wind, solar and geodicrmal applications combined. Much of die excitement ...


    By Beltran Technologies, Inc.

  • Step by Step CHP: the Pitfalls to Avoid Between Planning and Design

    There are many pitfalls in between planning and designing a cogeneration project. Find out how to avoid them. Cogeneration can save money, conserve energy, and reduce emissions - but specifying the right combined heat and power (CHP) unit for ...


    By ENER-G

  • Captive power plant efficiency for Africa

    Power distribution networks across Africa are notoriously unreliable. Frequent power interruptions can be enormously costly for many of the continent’s factories. Not only do power outages disrupt production batches, they can also damage or reduce the life of important plant components such as kilns. This too has a knock-on effect on wider the country’s gross domestic product – ...


    By Clarke Energy

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