Organic Rankine Cycle News

  • ORC 2019

    Meet us in Athens from september 9th to september 11th for ORC 2019 (5th ORC Seminar on ORC Power Systems)! Enogia will be speaking at 12:00 on september 11th. More info on ...


    By Enogia SAS

  • Global CSP capacity reaches 4.95 GW; South Africa’s Redstone CSP project signs PPA after two-year delay

    Our pick of the latest solar thermal news you need to know Global CSP capacity reached almost 5 GW at end of 2017 Global CSP capacity hit 4.95 GW at the end of 2017, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency’s annual report on global renewables capacity. The 100 MW Xina plant in Pofadder, South Africa was the only CSP plant to begin ...


    By New Energy Update

  • Winners of Geothermal Energy Awards Announced

    The Geothermal Resources Council (GRC), one of the world’s premier geothermal associations, has announced awards honoring the best and brightest of the global geothermal energy community. These prestigious awards have been a highlight of the geothermal calendar since the late 1970's. The GRC will present the prestigious Aidlin, Pioneer, Henry J Ramey Jr., Ben Holt, and Special ...


    By Geothermal Resources Council

  • CSP competition heats up as Fresnel design taps higher temperatures

    Global installed Fresnel CSP capacity is currently around 177 MW, compared with 4.2 GW of parabolic trough capacity and 629 MW of CSP tower capacity, according to the CSP Today Global Tracker. While Fresnel designs offer some cost advantages in manufacturing and installation, advancement of these systems was hindered by an inability to ...


    By New Energy Update

  • South Africa eyes CSP heating, cooling applications on back of power program

    South Africa's CSP expansion has thus far been driven by the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPPP) but industry experts see strong growth potential in industrial and microgrid applications. South Africa is considered one of the fastest growing CSP markets in the world today with 200 MW installed capacity and another 500 MW under construction and ...


    By New Energy Update

  • ElectraTherm Power+ Generator Commissioned in Japan on Geothermal District Heating System

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, commissioned the Power+ Generator™ 4400 in Beppu, Japan. This is the first Power+ Generator in the country and it utilizes geothermal heat to generate fuel-free, emission-free electricity at the site. Commissioned in March, the Power+ runs off low temperature geothermal steam from a small district heating system. The ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Two ElectraTherm Power+ Generators to Create Clean Energy from Biomass in Italy

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped two Power+ Generator 6500’s to a biomass site in Italy. Located in the city of Messina, the facility will utilize waste heat from the biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, each Power+ Generator will generate onsite power and the residual heat remaining after ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm ORC to Generate Clean Energy from Biogas in Germany

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the Power+ Generator 4200 to a biogas facility in Germany, its third application in the country to utilize biogas to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, the site will use 100% of the heat to qualify for Germany’s EEG technology bonus amounting to additional profit and a ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Germany lends to Moroccan Noor project; US` Crescent Dunes hits full capacity

    Germany to help fund Morocco's Noor Midelt project German development bank KfW is to lend Morocco 400 million euros ($439 million) to finance the construction of the Noor Midelt solar power complex, Moroccan media reported. The agreement was signed during a meeting February 27 between Gerd Muller, Germany's economic development Minister and Mustapha Bakkoury, president of the ...


    By New Energy Update

  • ElectraTherm ORC to Generate Clean Energy from Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the Power+ Generator 4400 to a chicken farm in the United Kingdom, its second application in the country to utilize biomass to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, the site uses a combination of biomass and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology. ElectraTherm utilizes Organic ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm ORC Technology Utilizes Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a market leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the first Power+ Generator 6500 (up to 110kW electrical output) to a garden centre in the United Kingdom. Scheduled for commissioning in early 2016, the site will use biomass to generate clean electricity. The Power+ also acts as a Combined Heat & Power (CHP) unit with excess heat from the condensing side to ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • American Biogas Council 2015 Award Winners

    The American Biogas Council (ABC) presented its annual awards during an evening reception at BioCycle’s 15th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling (BioCycle REFOR15) in Danvers, Massachusetts in October. BioCycle REFOR15 is the Official Conference of ABC. “The Biogas Industry Awards not only recognize excellent projects and innovations,” explained ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Internationalization: Orcan Energy AG expands to Italy

    Orcan Energy AG resolutely carries on with its internationalization strategy and reported that for the first time, it has successfully commissioned an ePack, an ORC minigeneration unit, in Italy. The ePack was connected to a biogas plant in northern Italy and will produce about 160,000 kilowatt hours of CO2-free electricity - that is enough power for 40 four-person households. The demand in Italy ...


    By Orcan Energy AG

  • ElectraTherm’s Waste Heat to Power Technology Reduces Flaring at Oil Well

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, partnered with a major oil and gas company to commission a Power+ Generator™ at a North Dakota oil well. The Power+ captures the natural gas that would otherwise be flared to generate electricity and reduce or eliminate onsite flaring. In collaboration with distributor Gulf Coast Green Energy, the project successfully ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm Commissions First Radiator with a Payback

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to commission the first fully-integrated stationary engine and waste heat to power generator. ElectraTherm’s Power+ Generator™ was integrated with a Cummins KTA-50 1.1 megawatt engine to increase fuel efficiency, in addition to replacing the engine’s ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm Announces New Name for Waste Heat to Power Generator

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, has changed the name of its product line from the Green Machine to the Power+ Generator™. The new name was developed to better describe the product and its primary function. ElectraTherm’s Power+ Generator produces fuel-free, emission-free power from waste heat utilizing Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and proprietary ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm Green Machine generates power from biomass in Italy

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned a Green Machine to generate emission-free electricity from biomass in Badia Prataglia, Italy. The facility operates a biomass boiler burning a mix of sawdust and ground up waste wood from a saw mill. The site was challenged with a large amount of wood waste and no means of disposal or storage. Hauling it away ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Additional Electricity Generated With the Same Input With ORC Technology

    New ORC plant from EnviTec Biogas put into operation Lohne, 25th September 2014 – More electricity with the same input? That's what the Organic Rankine Cycle technology (ORC) employed by the Lower Saxon biogas plant manufacturer EnviTec Biogas can do. Biogas plant operators in particular can profit from the procedure that the listed company already uses ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Additional electricity generated with the same input with ORC technology

    More electricity with the same input? That's what the Organic Rankine Cycle technology (ORC) employed by the Lower Saxon biogas plant manufacturer EnviTec Biogas can do. Biogas plant operators in particular can profit from the procedure that the listed company already uses successfully throughout Europe. ORC technology was originally developed for operation of steam turbines using an alternative ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • ElectraTherm Enters Canada’s Natural Gas Compression Market Converting Waste Heat to Power at a Natural Gas Compressor Station

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, partnered with ConocoPhillips to install two Green Machines at a natural gas compression station in Cessford, Alberta, Canada. The two Green Machine 4400s, ElectraTherm’s ORC generators producing electrical output up to 65kWe each, run in parallel off the waste heat of a Waukesha 7042 natural gas engine. The waste heat ...


    By ElectraTherm

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