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  • Enel and ENAP Inaugurate South America`s First Geothermal Power Plant Cerro Pabellón

    Enel and ENAP inaugurated Cerro Pabellón, which is the first geothermal power plant in South America and the world's first large-scale facility of this kind to be built at 4,500 meters above sea level. The inauguration ceremony, which follows the start of operations at the second of the plant's two 24 MW-units, was opened by Chile's President Michelle Bachelet and attended by Chile's ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Study on Graphene-Wrapped Nanocrystals Makes Inroads Toward Next-Gen Fuel Cells

    A powdery mix of metal nanocrystals wrapped in single-layer sheets of carbon atoms, developed at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), shows promise for safely storing hydrogen for use with fuel cells for passenger vehicles and other uses. And now, a new study provides insight into the atomic details of the crystals’ ultrathin coating and how ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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 ...

  • Power in Canada: the next generation

    According to the report, Power in Canada: The Next Generation, released by Canaccord Adams, the Canadian power industry requires an unprecedented 40,000 MW of new generation capacity that could cost up to $150 billion by 2015 to meet new demand and retire old plants. The build will be complicated by changing emission standards, new technologies and, possibly most important, NIMBY issues. We are ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Eaton collaborates with Portland General Electric to power smart grid demonstration project

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton worked with Portland General Electric (PGE) to develop an energy storage system and customized solutions for the new Salem Smart Power Center, a five-megawatt (MW) energy storage facility unveiled today in Salem, Ore. The 8,000-square-foot fully functional smart grid site will allow PGE to demonstrate how the integration of renewable energy sources, ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • GE Gas Engine Technology Chosen for Distributed Power Generation Projects in Pennsylvania

    New IMG Midstream Projects Provide Flexible Generation to PJM Markets While Creating a New Market for Locally Produced Natural Gas GE’s Proven High-Efficiency, Flexible Gas Engine Technology and Local Service and Parts Capabilities Key Reasons It was Chosen for the Project GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: ...


    By General Electric

  • Crescendo Power Secures $30M, Targeting Investments for On-site Generation Projects

    A team of experienced microgrid and distributed energy resource leaders recently (8/1) announced the readiness of Crescendo Power to allocate sponsor and tax equity, focused on funding 1-10MW onsite power generation projects in the commercial, industrial, Higher Education and Hospital segments. After a company he co-founded in 1992 was acquired by Hitachi in 2006, Todd Price spent ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Wind Power Generation Market in Argentina ...


    By ReportLinker

  • The 330 MW Sarulla Geothermal Power Project In Indonesia Signed Project Agreements

    RENO, Nev., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Sarulla Operations Ltd. (SOL) has signed a Joint Operating Contract (JOC) and Energy Sales Contract (ESC)for the 330 MW Sarulla geothermal power project in Tapanuli Utara, North Sumatra ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • The 330 MW Sarulla Geothermal Power Project in Indonesia Signed Project Agreements

    Ormat named power plant technology provider. Among the world’s largest single-contract geothermal power plant. Project company expects to complete financing and begin construction in one year Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Sarulla Operations Ltd. (SOL) has signed a Joint Operating Contract (JOC) and Energy Sales Contract (ESC) for the 330 MW Sarulla ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • BC`s largest run-of-river hydro project now generating clean power

    Plutonic Power Corporation and GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of GE, have announced that their Toba Montrose General Partnership ('TMGP') has commenced selling electricity to BC Hydro under an Electricity Purchase Agreement ('EPA') from power generated by the East Toba River and Montrose Creek generation facilities. TMGP has received confirmation from BC Hydro that the project has met its ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • WSP involved in intended SuperGreen power station project

    AFC Energy plc (AIM: AFC), the developer of low cost alkaline fuel cells that generates clean electricity from by-product hydrogen, is pleased to announce it has entered into agreement with WSP Group plc with the intention of building and operating a power station based upon AFC Energy's fuel cell systems. During the first stage a 50 kW power station will be constructed to demonstrate AFC ...


    By WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff

  • Independent Power Grid as a Milestone for an Energy Transition Project

    For the first time, a portion of the low-voltage network has been decoupled from the main power grid. In the community of Wildpoldsried in the Allgäu region of Germany it was possible to provide uninterrupted and stable operation of the island grid. Siemens and its project partners implemented a regional, self-contained and intelligent power distribution grid there, a microgrid. As the share ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Holland Provides Over 160 Units for Large-Scale Biomass Power Generation Project in India

    LUGANO, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 12/14/10 -- New Holland Fiat India has won a large order for agricultural equipment from A2Z Maintenance & Engineering Services. Based in Gurgaon, near Delhi, A2Z is one of the country's fast-growing enterprises operating in power generation and distribution services, renewable energy and solid waste management. This order marks the beginning of a wider ...


  • Abengoa is awarded new power transmission project in Morocco

    The project, worth approximately €23 million, will enable part of the country’s energy demand to be supplied in an efficient and sustainable way. Abengoa will be responsible for the engineering, construction, maintenance and operation of the 210 km project. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for ...


    By Abengoa

  • Bechtel Selected for Power Transmission Project in Canada

    Bechtel has been selected by ATCO Electric to provide project and construction management services for the Hanna Regional Transmission Development Project in the province of Alberta, Canada. The project will expand and upgrade ATCO's electrical transmission system in the southeastern part of the province. Bechtel will manage project and construction services for ...


    By Bechtel Corporation

  • EcoSecurities and Amruthakrishna Power Generation sign biomass agreement

    EcoSecurities Group plc, one of the world’s leading originators of carbon credit projects and Amruthakrishna Power Generation Ltd, a major power solutions and industrial consultancy provider from Secunderbad in India, have signed a purchase agreement to buy Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) from four different biomass power projects across the Andhra Pradesh province. Positioned at the ...


    By EcoSecurities Group plc

  • Abengoa is awarded a new power transmission project in Argentina

    Abengoa will be responsible for the design, engineering, construction and commissioning of the 176 km project. The project, worth US$ 147 million, forms part of Argentina’s Federal Power Transport Plan. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environment sectors, has been selected ...


    By Abengoa

  • US wind power generation grows by 45% in 2007

    Overturning all previous records, the U.S. wind energy industry installed 5,244 megawatts of power in 2007, expanding the nation's total wind power generating capacity by 45 percent in a single calendar year and injecting an investment of over $9 billion into the economy, according to the American Wind Energy Association, AWEA. The new wind projects account for about 30 percent of the entire new ...

  • Blackstone forms European power generation partnership

    Blackstone (NYSE: BX) announced today that funds managed by it are forming a partnership with PQ Energy to acquire or to develop power generation facilities throughout Europe. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, PQ Energy is led by a seasoned management and technical team.  The team has extensive power project development and operating experience as well as a strong track record of ...

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