cogeneration optimization News

  • India – Industrial growth through cogeneration

    Indian woman in warehouse The surge in investor’s confidence since the Modi-led government took centre stage shows optimism of the new government towards trade and aspiration to improve the macro indicators. Largely attributed to Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign, the initiative is of due importance to increase India’s economic growth. But, can an efficient scale ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Renovation of Dalkia’s Cogeneration Plant at Bron

    In 2009 Dalkia France informed Clarke Energy that it was going to replace their cogeneration plant at the Bron Parilly site, of which they are the operator. This was the first time Clarke Energy renovated a cogeneration plant on site. Three GE’s Jenbacher JMS616 GS-NL gas fuelled power plants were renovated at site for this turnkey ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Cogeneration Unit Begins Operations at National Gypsum Company Facility in New Jersey

    Recycled Energy Development (RED) and National Gypsum Company (NGC) announced the opening of a combined heat and power (CHP or cogeneration) project at NGC’s Burlington, New Jersey, facility. The project produces approximately 3.4 megawatts of clean electricity and delivers more than 30 MMBtu of thermal energy each hour of operation, resulting in an overall efficiency of greater than 90 ...

  • Development of an advanced system of fuel cell cogeneration of heat and power (micro-chp)

    A micro-CHP system is a small heat engine that provides all the power for a home: heating, ventilation, air conditioning and electricity. Many times, the electricity generated can be sold to the grid using the natural gas that gets to the houses. TECNALIA is working in a system that consists of two parts: a reactor to produce heat and hydrogen from natural gas, and a fuel cell that converts ...

  • High Efficiency Biogas Cogeneration Plant for Dairy Farm in Washington

    2G - CENERGY received an order for a biogas cogeneration plant to be constructed in the State of Washington, generating enough energy to supply electricity to more than 370 homes.  The 400 kWh CHP system will be installed in Lynden, WA, about 95 miles north of Seattle. It is scheduled to be installed in late 2010. Lynden-based DARITECH Inc. will build the anaerobic digester, and the Van Dyk ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • Biogas Cogeneration Plant for the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh to produce Electricity & Heat

    2G - CENERGY received an order for a biogas CHP cogeneration plant to be installed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, supplying the University Campus with electricity and thermal energy. Earlier this year the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) decided to build the first dry fermentation anaerobic bio-digester in the nation, which will convert yard and food waste into biogas. The renewable energy facility ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • Cogeneration facilities earn energy star award for significant energy savings

    EPA has presented Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) awards to two organizations for using highly efficient CHP systems to reduce energy use and lower greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. CHP (cogeneration) is 60 to 80 percent more efficient than producing heat and power separately. Consolidated Edison CHP System of New York received an award for using a CHP system that produces up ...

  • Highly advanced and efficient cogeneration systems are now available in the Americas

    In December 2009, 2G Bio-Energy Technology Corp. (2G Bio-Energietechnik AG) in Germany, signed an agreement to expand their market presence in the Americas. Known for producing the worlds most advanced and efficient cogeneration CHP modules, and more than 1000 power plants installed in many countries, 2G is now distributing its leading technologies to the United States and South America. A ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • High Tech Cogeneration Plant saving 150 Jobs and dramatically lowering Energy Costs by 25 to 30%

    Simonds International, a leading cutting tool manufacturer with 179 years of history, decided to purchase a modern CHP (combined heat and power) cogeneration plant. Instead of the conventional design-build, or site-build process, the company decided for a 100% modular “all-in-one” and “connection-ready” cogeneration system to save cost and to reduce technical risk. ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • 2G CENERGY Produces First Dedicated Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine Powered CHP

    2G CENERGY announced that the 2G Group began production of dedicated hydrogen fueled CHP (combined heat and power) cogeneration systems with 6- and 12-cylinder engines, making it the first CHP manufacturer in the world to do so.   “These engines represent a significant milestone in 2G's research and ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • Decentralized, efficient and intelligent energy production

    The international energy trade fair RENEXPO® will continue to build on its strong points in 2012 and expand on them with new innovative topics. The event will focus on sustainable energy systems and solutions for a sustainable and future oriented energy supply. The trade fair, conference and accompanying program offer a showcase for the entire spectrum of regenerative and decentralized ...


    By REECO GmbH

  • E.ON Selects GE’s J920 FleXtra Gas Engine for Largest Combined Heat and Power Plant in Northern Germany

    CHP Plant to Generate Enough Power and Heat for 21,500 Households GE’s J920 FleXtra Offers Highest Electrical Efficiency in 10-Megawatt Engine Class Construction Planned to Begin in March 2014 GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that E.ON Hanse Wärme GmbH is planning to build northern Germany's largest gas engine combined heat and power (CHP) plant, which will use ...


    By General Electric

  • Nexterra completes successful trials of syngas conditioning technology

    Nexterra Systems Corp. ( www.nexterra.ca), a leading developer and supplier of biomass gasification systems, announced today that it has successfully completed performance testing of its proprietary syngas conditioning technology. This technology is a key component of Nexterra's previously announced combined heat and power system ('CHP System') that is being developed at ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Caterpillar’s G3520 is a globally recognized symbol of versatility in power generation

    Caterpillar’s G3520 is a globally recognized symbol of versatility in power generation.  What makes these powerful generators so attractive is the wide variety of applications for which they’re appropriate. The G3520 series (both the G3520E and the G3520C) are commonly used in projects involving  ...

  • WADE Canada and CONRAD Affiliate Agreement: Cleaner Oil Sands Production through Decentralized Energy

    Today, the Canadian chapter of the World Alliance for Decentralized Energy (WADE Canada) is pleased to announce that the Canadian Oilsands Network for Research and Development (CONRAD) has become an Affiliate Member. A memorandum of understanding was signed in June, to encourage cooperative programs in the field of cleaner hydrocarbon technology. "A shared vision is key to Canada's long-term ...


  • CHP for the distillery and brewery supply chains

    The production of ingredients that go into alcoholic beverages such as beer and whisky, along with the production of the drinks themselves are energy intensive. Whilst British distillers such as William Grants have been producing low carbon power using ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Building a continental renewable super grid

    As the planet warms and the economy cools, renewable resources are emerging as a realistic means to solve both problems in a timely fashion. Advocates of renewable energy want trillions of dollars spent in the coming decades on a continental-scale smart grid that will slash global greenhouse gas emissions and turn society toward a prosperous and ecological future. How can we build such a grid? ...


    By Global Policy Innovations

  • Gilbert, Arizona, SPG Solar and Integrys Energy Services Dedicate 2.3 Megawatt Solar Power System

    SPG Solar Inc. has completed the construction of a 2.3 megawatt (MW) DC solar power project at the Neely Wastewater Reclamation Facility in Gilbert, Arizona. The system, owned by a unit of Integrys Energy Services, Inc., is installed over existing recharge basins at the reclamation facility and is expected to provide a savings of up to $2 million over the next 20 years to Gilbert. With more ...


  • AE Biofuels Re-Starts 55 Million Gallon Per Year Ethanol Production Facility In Keyes, California

    AE Biofuels, Inc. (OTC:AEBF), a global advanced biofuels company, today announced its wholly owned ethanol subsidiary AE Advanced Fuels Keyes, Inc. (AE Keyes) has restarted operations at the 55 million gallon per year ethanol production facility located in Keyes, California. Approximately 50 full time employees have been hired at the AE Keyes facility. ...


    By AE Biofuels, Inc.

  • Johnson Controls Expands Renewable Energy Services

    Johnson Controls Expands Renewable Energy Services Business unit to address demand for solar, geothermal, wind and other sources MILWAUKEE –– In response to increasing global demand for renewable energy, Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI) is expanding its business direction in the areas of designing, installing and servicing geothermal, solar, biomass, wind and other renewable sources as ...


    By Johnson Controls, Inc.

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