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  • 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 ...

  • Captive power plant efficiency for Africa

    Power distribution networks across Africa are notoriously unreliable. Frequent power interruptions can be enormously costly for many of the continent’s factories. Not only do power outages disrupt production batches, they can also damage or reduce the life of important plant components such as kilns. This too has a knock-on effect on wider the country’s gross domestic product – ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Guinness, Ogba Combined Heat & Power Plant

    Clarke Energy is delighted to announce another two orders from Guinness Nigeria for their Ogba and Benin City breweries. Guinness commenced production in Nigeria in 1962 with the building of its Ogba brewery located in Ikeja, Lagos. This brewery was the first outside of Ireland and Great Britain. Guinness Nigeria produces Foreign Extra Stout, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Clarke Energy Deploys GE’s First 616 Diesel Engine in Australia at Diamantina Power Station

    Diamantina Power Station (DPS) in the city of Mt. Isa in the Australian state of Queensland has selected Clarke Energy to supply and install the country’s first highly efficient 2.6 MW 616 diesel engine from GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE). GE’s 616 diesel unit will ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • W2 Energy Nears Final Stages of Completion for Its Newly Acquired Bio-Diesel Plant

    W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it is in the final stages of completion for its recently acquired Bio-diesel plant. As previously reported, W2 Energy recently purchased a fully operating turn-key bio-diesel plant from Agri-Green Biodiesel, Inc. The plant was successfully transported to the Company's 23,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Guelph, Ontario last month ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • On-Site Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel Down to 0.05% Featured in Application Note

    A new application note from Wilks Enterprise features the InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, with flow-through sample system, for the accurate measurement of biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05% in less than one minute.  This is particularly important for nuclear power plants and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Fast, Easy Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel Down to 100 ppm

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce a new InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, Model EB, with a flow-through sample system and automated syringe pump that accurately measures biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 100 ppm in less than five minutes.  This is particularly important for pipeline operators and nuclear power plants as the InfraSpec Spectrometer provides an easy, on-site check to ensure ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Next Alternative in Position to Aid as Germany Shuts Down Nuclear Power Plants

    Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (XETRA: N4H), has relayed that reports citing Germany's refusal to use nuclear energy, has brought about an immediate need for alternative fuel solutions. In light of the crisis in Fukushima, Japan, Germany has quickly and permanently shut down eight of its nuclear power plants and will be closing the remaining nine plants in stages through 2022. ...


  • IDB US$12.5m grant to help refurbish hydro power plant in Haiti

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$12.5 million grant for a program to refurbish Haiti’s hydroelectric plant and to improve the reliability of energy supply for its capital, Port-au-Prince. Over the past decade the Péligre hydroelectric plant (CHP) has contributed about half the energy distributed by the state-owned utility Électricité d’Haïti (EDH), which relies on ...

  • Fast, easy detection of biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05%

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce that its InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, with a new flow-through sample system, is now capable of accurately measuring biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05% in less than one minute. This is particularly important for nuclear power plants and pipeline operators as they need to ensure that little or no biodiesel is in their system. The ASTM Method D 975 ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • First Galapagos wind turbines set to halve diesel imports

    To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Galapagos' Islands discovery, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa Monday launched a program to end the use of fossil fuels on the Galapagos by 2015.  The initiative is led by the San Cristobal Wind Project, which erected three wind turbines near the town of El Progresso on San Cristobal Island.  The wind farm is on the island that suffered the worst oil ...

  • 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 ...

  • Diesel fuel can be made from Algae - Montana State University

    The same slippery brown algae that covers streamside rocks, making footing hazardous for anglers, contains oil that can be turned into diesel fuel, says a Montana State University microbiologist. Keith Cooksey is one of many U.S. scientists who studied the feasibility of turning algal oil into biodiesel in the 1980s. From 1978 to 1995 a study to investigate algae as a source of fuel and its ...

  • Honeywell Green Diesel™ to be Produced From Bio Feedstocks in U.S. Facility

    UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has signed an agreement to license technology to Emerald Biofuels LLC to produce Honeywell Green Diesel™ at a facility in Louisiana. Emerald is expected to use Honeywell's UOP/Eni Ecofining™ process technology to produce 85 million gallons per year of Honeywell Green Diesel from non-edible, second-generation ...


    By Honeywell

  • Diamantina Power Station’s ‘Blackstart’

    Clarke Energy, GE’s authorised distributor of Jenbacher reciprocating engines in Australia in conjunction with Diamantina Power Station (DPS) has today celebrated practical completion of the supply and installation of the country’s first highly efficient 2.6 megawatt GE 616 Diesel. The 616D ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Powering Africa: Nigeria

    Clarke Energy is an associate sponsor for the Powering Africa: Nigeria 14th-15th September 2015 in Abuja, Nigeria. Powering Africa: Nigeria is the only meeting to focus solely on the facilitation of Nigerian power investments and viable power ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Biodiesel plant contractor appointed

    Clean Development Projects Limited is proud to announce our commitment to develop a series of biodiesel refineries in Mexico.  CDP will be contracting the UK company VEPOWER Limited to design, build and oversee the operation of the plants. CDP is committed to sustainable development and is developing an extensive network of bioenergy plantations in Southern Mexico, cultivating biofuel crops ...

  • Easy-to-Use Spectrometer Provides On-Site Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel for Emergency Backup Generators

    East Norwalk, CT, Dec. 16, 2011 -- Currently, ASTM Method D975 allows up to 5% biodiesel in diesel fuel without the requirement for biodiesel content labeling.  This presents a major problem for operators of Emergency Diesel Generators (EDG) – whether at nuclear power plants or other industrial facilities - as the presence of biodiesel in the fuel can shutdown the EDG.   The ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Powering California Bioenergy Projects

    GE’s Distributed Power business, Western Energy Systems (WES) and San Francisco, California, U.S.A.-based Phoenix Energy have signed an agreement for GE to supply an undetermined number of ecomagination qualified Jenbacher gas engines to power a series of bioenergy plants that Phoenix Energy plans to build around the state. Under terms of the agreement, GE and WES, GE’s authorized ...

  • Pöyry awarded EUR 1.3 million thermal power plant engineering contract in Mexico

    PÖYRY PLC          Press release 21 September 2010 at 1.50 p.m.Pöyry has been awarded a contract for basic and detail engineering of the Baja California Sur III power plant in Mexico by ACCIONA. The value of Pöyry's contract is EUR 1.3 million. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

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