biomass ORC News

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • GE technology turns waste wood into useful energy at Italian biomass plant

    As Italy strives to increase its renewable energy production to 17 percent by 2020, GE’s (NYSE: GE) alternative energy technology can help companies in the country support this initiative. At POWER-GEN Europe, GE is showcasing the Clean Cycle power generation system, its new acquisition in the field of small Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC), which recently received GE’s ecomagination ...


    By GE Power

  • 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

  • ElectraTherm Green Machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and ...


    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 FCBI Energy Ltd.

  • ElectraTherm Green Machine Installed at Biogas Plant in Austria

    ElectraTherm installed its first Green Machine in Austria at a biogas power generation facility to increase electrical production at the site without adding fuel or emissions. The site produces biogas through anaerobic digestion to fire a 500kWe GE Jenbacher 312, generating electricity to sell to the grid while using heat to dry crops during harvest. With the addition of the Green Machine, excess ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • EREMA and Polytechnik - again at SAVE the Planet

    EREMA and Polytechnik - again at SAVE the Planet b2b Forum for South-East Europe 28 – 30 March 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria Less than 5 months remain to the events’ opening. Eager to find out who will ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • 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’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 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

  • President Obama Visits ElectraTherm and Promotes Renewable Energy, Fiscal Responsibility

    ElectraTherm, a leader in small-scale heat to power generation, hosted President Obama on Thursday, April 21, where the President held a town hall meeting. The President spoke to the audience of 425 -- which included ElectraTherm employees -- for more than an hour; the only Reno stop on a trip out West and his third "Shared Responsibility and Shared Prosperity" town hall last week. ElectraTherm ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • 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 FCBI Energy Ltd.

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