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  • CCT progressing forward with Wyoming coal enhancement project

    Clean Coal Technologies Inc., an emerging clean-energy company using patented technology to convert raw coal into a cleaner burning and more efficient fuel, has received a deposit from Wyoming New Energy (WNEC) to build a 2 million short t facility using CCTI’s Pristine M process. The project, announced June 15 at the Wyoming Mining Association annual conference, will be built by Kiewit ...

  • Northern Powergrid Part of Industry-Leading Collaboration to Explore Future Energy Systems

    Northern Powergrid is supporting Northern Gas Networks' (NGN) recent launch (9/11) of InTEGReL (Integrated Transport Electricity Gas Research Laboratory), the UK's first fully integrated energy systems research, development and demonstration site as part of its work to develop a fully integrated, zero carbon energy network moving from cleaner to clean, greener to green. The £30 million site ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Duke Energy Plans North Carolina's Largest Battery Storage Projects as Part of Western Carolinas Modernization Plan

    Duke Energy recently (9/21) announced plans to install North Carolina's two largest battery energy storage systems - a $30 million investment as part of the company's Western Carolinas Modernization Plan. For months, Duke Energy has been working on future energy needs in the region with stakeholders, including members of the Energy Innovation Task Force ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Video Shows Cities and Towns How Energy Storage Can Protect Critical Facilities During Extreme Storms while Saving Money

    A new video showcasing the Sterling Municipal Light Department's award-winning energy storage system highlights the municipal utility's energy storage microgrid, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Shell and ITM Power plan for bulk hydrogen production through electrolysis

    Today, the refinery uses approximately 180,000 tonnes of H2 per year in their various plants. The H2 is currently produced as a byproduct of the refining process or through natural gas reforming, while electrolysis uses electricity to split water into the base components of H2 and oxygen. The project aims to enable the construction and operation of a large scale 10MW electrolyser that can produce ...


    By thinkstep

  • Green gas trial hailed a success as preparations gear up for commercial operations

    Cadent (formerly National Grid Gas Distribution) has hailed the success of the green gas trials in their latest press release. The green gas trials use Tetronics plasma arc technology at the heart of the process to generate clean renewable energy from waste. Read more detail about the project in the Cadent press release below: New gas distribution company Cadent ...

  • ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre successfully perform joint program to eliminate fossil fuel use in lime kiln at Joutseno mill, Finland

    NDRITZ and Metsä Fibre have successfully collaborated on a program to maximize reduction of the use of fossil fuels, as well as improve the overall performance of the lime kiln at the Joutseno mill in Finland. The goal of the program, entitled “Gasification Plant 100% Utilization Rate”, was to maximize the availability of all equipment, including the wood processing plant, dryer, ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • Downstate New York poised to lead the way for cleaner home heating

    Downstate New York counties are set to join New York City as national leaders in providing cleaner air through increased use of biodiesel in home heating oil, a product called Bioheat fuel. Legislation passed yesterday by Assemblyman Steve Englebright (A.6954-A) and Senator Phil Boyle (S.B5422-A) would expand the state’s commitment to renewable energy by requiring heating oil sold in ...


    By National Biodiesel Board

  • Steam Turbines For Jordanian Project

    Siemens said it will supply the key components for the Attarat steam power plant in Jordan. The customer China Energy Engineering Group Guangdong Power Engineering Co. Ltd. will build the facility as general contractor for the operator of the plant, the Attarat Power Company. Siemens’ scope of supply comprises two SST5-5000 steam ...

  • Pushing Plant’s Power

    GE’s Power Services and Songas Ltd. have signed a multiyear service agreement (MYA) to upgrade equipment at Songas’ Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The MYA encompasses GE’s Fleet360* platform of total plant solutions, helping Songas ensure the long-term, reliable operation of its power plant, GE ...

  • Bigger Gas Option From Siemens

    Siemens has launched a new gas engine with a power output of two MW for power generation applications. The new E-series gas engine includes the SGE-86EM for the 50 Hz market and the SGE-100EM for the 60 Hz market. The 12-cylinder GE-86EM and the SGE-100EM engines provide a broader spectrum of efficient products and solutions for clean, ...

  • GE updating legacy Alstom products at Renusagar Captive Power Plant

    GE and aluminum rolling company Hindalco industries LTD. announced an agreement to upgrade generation equipment at Hindalco’s Renusagar Captive Power Plant located in Uttar Pradesh, India. The steam turbine modernizations on legacy Alstom products provided by GE will help increase the plant’s efficiency by up to 6% and reduce the cost of power generation by approximately US$15 million ...

  • First Fire First For GE

    GE and Huaneng Guilin Gas Distributed Energy Co. Ltd. said that the first fire of a GE 6F.01 gas turbine has been successfully completed, marking the first application globally for GE’s latest F-class gas turbine. The first fire is a critical milestone during which the gas turbine is switched on and reaches full speed.  The milestone follows several months of installation and ...

  • Amphibious Power Order For Fairbanks Morse

    Fairbanks Morse will supply the Ship Service Diesel Generator (SSDG) sets for the electric power generation system aboard the U.S. Navy’s newest America class amphibious assault warship, the LHA 8. Construction of the generator sets will begin later this year. They are scheduled to be delivered to shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA, in 2019. The six ...

  • Siemens to build cogeneration plant in Berlin

    Siemens has received an order to build a new cogeneration plant in the Marzahn district of Berlin. The company will act as general contractor for the energy utility company Vattenfall Europe Wärme AG to erect this natural-gas fired combined-cycle power plant with district heat extraction. The centerpiece of the plant will be its gas turbine, which will be manufactured at Siemens' gas turbine ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Dominion Virginia Power Plan Sees More Clean Energy

    The carbon footprint for a typical Dominion Virginia Power customer would shrink by as much as 25 percent over the next eight years under a plan the company presented recently (5/1). When added to reductions already made by Dominion, carbon emissions to meet the energy needs of a typical residential customer would fall by up to 46 percent between 2007 and 2027. The main drivers of these ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Standby Diesel Genset Installation Project Begins

    Gedawin Novo Controls is thrilled to announce the start of the Standby Diesel Genset Installation project.  This project will take the staff of Gedawin to three different hydropower stations in Ontario. We can’t wait! We have started to plan, organize, schedule and meet with contractors so the project can be completed this summer. In this picture, Chris Dallaire of Integrity ...


    By Gedawin Novo Controls Inc.

  • GE Announces Power Plant Deal In Cambodia and First-Of-Its Kind Digital Partnership To Help Meet Growing Energy Demands

    General Electric Company recently announced it was awarded a contract with Toshiba Plant System & Services Corporation (TPSC) to supply major equipment for the CEL II 135 MW Coal Fired Power Plant in Stung Hav, Sihanoukville. On the same date, a Memorandum of Understanding was also signed between GE and the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) to install a Continuous Emission ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • GE Announces Clarke Energy as a Jenbacher gas engines distributor for an additional six countries in Africa

    GE Announces Clarke Energy as a Jenbacher Gas Engines Distributor for an Additional Six Countries in Africa GE’s Gas Engine Technology Helps Customers in Africa Address Ongoing Energy Supply and Grid Reliability Concerns With Addition of Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Rwanda, Clarke Energy is Now a Distributor of GE’s ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • State Officials Celebrate California`s Leadership in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Adoption

    Leaders from three state agencies recently caravanned from Sacramento to the Bay Area and back to demonstrate how easy it is to drive fuel hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles in California, and to celebrate the state's global leadership in efforts to get more zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) on the road. Making the round-trip drive two days before Earth Day were representatives from ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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