cogeneration potential News

  • Tunisian Cogeneration Workshop

    Clarke Energy is delivering a seminar on cogeneration in Tunisia on the 18th of September 2014. The event will be opened by a speech from the British Ambassador to Tunisia HMA Hamish Cowell and will take place at ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Cogeneration can slash carbon and costs

    Cogeneration of electricity and heat is one of the most promising means of using existing technologies for sustainable ends, but it is also one of the most neglected and least understood. Cogeneration can dramatically increase energy efficiency, slash carbon emissions, and save money. Using cogeneration in combination with heat-pump technology and plug-in vehicles as part of a renewable electric ...

  • Sub-Saharan Africa is yet to Harness Cogeneration`s Potential as a Green Power-generating Mechanism, Says Frost & Sullivan

    The emerging cogeneration market is proving to be an asset in Africa where access to power is limited. However, its worth as an electricity production mechanism for export to the national grid is still undervalued and underutilised, mainly due to a lack of understanding, funding and support from Government and financial institutions. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan ( ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • ENER-G launches cogeneration partnership in Latvia

    Global sustainable power business ENER-G has further expanded its cogeneration operations in Eastern Europe after completing a partnership deal with Latvian engineering business Vega 1.   The agreement involves Vega 1 joining ENER-G"s Cogen Partners network which delivers small-scale 4kW to 10MW combined heat and power (CHP)  solutions to customers around the world. ...


    By ENER-G

  • Cogeneration, a Track To Reduce Healthcare Energy Bills

    Cogeneration allows to simultaneously produce electricity and heat at a lower cost, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It is a high efficiency solution for decentralised energy production using onsite gas engines. Today the (French) power purchase obligation rate is favourable to these ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Cogeneration fires up North American power industry, observes Frost & Sullivan

    The North American power industry faces challenges of increased electricity demand, aging equipment, and more stringent environmental standards. Increased use of cogeneration or combined heat and power production (CHP) goes a long way to alleviate most of these issues, as its environmental friendly profile and higher efficiencies make it attractive to industry stakeholders. To promote CHP system ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Decentralized Modular Power Plants and Biogas CHP Cogeneration Projects on the Rise in North America

    Cogeneration is the environmentally-friendly, economically-sensible way to produce power, simultaneously saving significant amounts of money and also dramatically reducing total greenhouse gas emissions. 2G’s concept of smaller modular combined heat and power plants for decentralized energy production, especially biogas and natural gas fueled, is leading the way in North America. ...


    By 2G Energy AG

  • IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010: Wide-ranging applications for biogas – significant potential for expansion

    The production of biogas, in particular in small, decentralized systems, has been common in China for decades. Last year around one in ten families in the rural regions of China cooked with biogas. The majority of this environmentally-friendly fuel was produced on a very small scale in the 18 million independently operating domestic plants. A further 1.4 million households were supplied with ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • Vitalait Plant Opened by UK Ambassador & Tunisian Energy Minister

    Vitalait’s cogeneration facility was opened on the 6th of December 2014 by the British Ambassador to Tunisia HMA Hamish ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • GE technology bringing higher efficiency, lower emissions to Portugal’s refinery sector

    GE (NYSE: GE) is shipping two Frame 6B gas turbines for one of the largest cogeneration facilities in Portugal, Galp Energia’s Matosinhos Cogeneration Plant near Porto. Replacing older oil-fired technology at the site, the gas turbines will increase the plant’s efficiency and reduce its environmental impact in line with the Portuguese Government’s regulation to promote efficiency and reduce CO2 ...


    By General Electric

  • Biomass, an alternative for balancing the energy system

    Amid the upsurge in wind and solar projects, balancing power capacities are necessary. Biomass is a solution in this regard, being not only renewable, but also accessible, its vast untapped potential mainly coming from the agricultural land available in Romania. Following an increase of about 140 % in 2013 in terms of installed power capacities, projects using biomass and its derivatives, such ...


    By Slow Energy Europe

  • Clarke Energy exhibiting at BIOGAZ EUROPE

    Clarke Energy will be exhibiting at the BIOGAZ EUROPE trade show and conference in Nantes,  19th- 20th March 2015. BIOGAZ EUROPE now in its 5th edition, was the first event dedicated to biogas created for the French market, and for each consecutive year, had the first mission to help the French biogas market to climb the steps. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • European gas gen-sets market to reach €400m by 2014

    Gas gen-sets are attracting increasing attention from potential customers, brightening market prospects. New end-user groups, higher replacement rates and improved output ranges are expanding sales opportunities. Emerging applications and end users will create new growth niches for market participants.  New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, European Gas Gen-sets Markets, finds that the market ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Clarke Energy exhibits at Expo Biogaz

    Clarke Energy will be exhibiting at Expo Biogaz 8th – 9th June 2016 Strasbourg, Parc des expositions. Clarke Energy specialises in highly efficient, low carbon solutions such ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Clarke Energy at Africa Energy Indaba 2016

    Clarke Energy will be exhibiting at the Africa Energy Indaba in Johannesburg from the 16th-17th February 2016. Clarke Energy has continued to invest in South Africa its first aspirations to grow into the embedded power, biogas, furnace gas and combined heat and ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Delivering Efficiency and Flexibility through Distributed Energy

    With distributed generation in the form of solar and small scale gas generation predicted to grow from just 2% last year to 12% by 2030, the cost of technology that allows customers to produce and store their own energy is steadily becoming more affordable. Centrica’s Distributed Energy & Power business is working to help customers to capitalise on this trend, bringing a variety of ...


    By ENER-G

  • MIT students seek to harness waste heat

    MIT's cogeneration plant, which provides most of the electricity, heat and air conditioning for the campus, could get even more efficient if a team of students' project to harness surplus heat works as expected. Andy Muto and Daniel Kraemer, graduate students in mechanical engineering, and Bryan Ho, a graduate student in materials science and engineering, have been working together on a ...

  • Co-generation in South Africa set for intense growth

    The South African co-generation market is currently in its early development phase. However, current electricity problems, the growing prominence of more efficient technologies and the rising prices of fossil fuels will help create a highly lucrative industry for co-generation in South Africa. New analysis from growth consulting company Frost & Sullivan, The South African Co-generation Market, ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • IDB approves US$925k in grants to support Guyana´s bioenergy development plans

    Technical cooperation will support Guyana´s Agroenergy Policy and encourage private investment in biofuels production The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approved technical cooperation grants totaling US$ 925,500 to support Guyana’s bioenergy development plans today. The funds will be used by the Government of Guyana to promote the development of its nascent bioenergy sector ...

  • Biomass counters rural population shift in Mediterranean countries

    Southern European Mediterranean countries show great potential for biomass use for energy and as a source of rural development, new jobs and population stability. The partners that make up the BIOPATH sub-project (a component of the Bio-en-area initiative, INTERREG IVC): Cesefor Foundation (Spain), Bruno Kessler Foundation (Italy) and the Institute of Solid Fuel Technology and Applications ...

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