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  • Wind Generation Benefits Farmers, Rural Communities and the Environment

    U.S. energy production is undergoing rapid transformation, with substantial impacts to the agriculture and rural economies. Many farmers already produce renewable energy by growing corn to make ethanol and soybeans for biodiesel. Now, more farmers and ranchers are harvesting the wind blowing over their land to make electricity. Large wind turbines increasingly dot the countryside, and, like ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Biomass Gasifier Fuels Electricity Generation, Sells Renewable Power to Grid

    ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc. (ZeroPoint) today announced the completion of phase one of the field commissioning of its ZeroPoint Renewable CHP Solution™ at a project site in Schwarze Pumpe, Germany. The field commissioning included operation of a reciprocating gas engine fueled by synthesis gas and synchronization of the generator with the local distribution grid, securing a ...


    By ZeroPoint Clean Tech, Inc.

  • Distributed Power Generation in China

    Like many other countries with developing economies, China is expected to shift its focus to cleaner fuels for power generation. In the past, the country deployed district heating systems based around coal-fired heat-only boilers. However, the introduction of new small-scale power generation technologies using natural gas and potentially available renewable fuels such as biomass have provided a ...


  • Committee advises government on approach to fossil fuel generation

    The Committee has advised Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Chris Huhne, to consider extending the Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) competition to include gas as well as coal demonstration projects, and to consider extending the proposed Emissions Performance Standard to cover new gas plant added to the system from 2020.  The ...

  • Global Power Generation Market to 2018

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Power Generation Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 - 2018" to its huge collection of research reports. Economic growth and rise in population have been the most important reasons for energy/power generation in the past few decades. Commercial and residential energy is expected to increase with ...


  • Fuel Cells for Residential, Commercial and Military Power

    Like batteries, fuel cells produce electrical energy through an electrochemical process.  Unlike batteries, fuel cells are “conversion” devices that change some kind of chemical fuel into electricity.  Like combustion engines, fuel cells “convert” fuel into energy, but in this case the energy is electricity, not kinetic (movement) or heat. Fuel cells ...


  • Purchasing power fuels clean-Up efforts in the gulf

    Thanks to a partnership between Organic Bouquet, the nation"s leading supplier of earth-friendly flowers and gifts, and three not-for-profit organizations: The Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation and Ocean Conservancy, consumers are now empowered to make a considerable contribution to cleaning up the oil that continues to threaten the Gulf. ...

  • Air Products and FuelCell Energy Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Market Tri-Generation Stationary Fuel Cell Power Plants

      LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  Air Products (NYSE: APD) and FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCEL) a leading manufacturer of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding to work toward the market development of stationary Direct FuelCell® (DFC®) power plants that ...


    By Air Products

  • 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 ...

  • Next generation of fuel economy labels on display in Atlanta, GA

    New fuel economy labels were displayed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4 today at the Southeast Diesel Collaborative 6th Annual Partners Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. The new labels will provide shoppers of model year 2013 cars and trucks with comprehensive fuel efficiency information. EPA was joined by representatives from the Southeast Diesel Collaborative, which has brought ...

  • Biomass Power Developers Are Busy Generating Jobs

    In some areas of the country, people are finally starting to realize the potential for biomass plants to create jobs. Recently there have been many news stories of project developers starting construction, breaking ground or just announcing their projects. Most recently, Rentech Inc.'s Northwest Renewable Energy Center in Port St. Joe, Fla., was approved by the City Commission. The $225 million ...


    By BBI International

  • Japan’s most powerful wood gas-fueled plant, powered by GE wins Asian power award

    Japan’s most powerful wood gas-to-energy power plant, powered by two of GE Energy’s Jenbacher gas engines, has won the Gold Award for the Best Renewable Energy Power Plant of the Year, conferred by Asian Power magazine. The innovative project generates power from an abundant, renewable biomass resource that would otherwise be treated as rubbish, demonstrating opportunities for future ...


  • Fuel Tech Announces Commercial FUEL CHEM® Order

    WARRENVILLE, Ill. - Fuel Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK), a world leader in advanced engineering solutions for the optimization of combustion systems and emissions control in utility and industrial applications, today announced receipt of a commercial FUEL CHEM® order from an existing domestic electric utility customer. Fuel Tech's proprietary TIFI® Targeted In-Furnace Injection™ ...


    By Fuel Tech, Inc.

  • AlumiFuel Power, Inc. Technology Featured at Major Fuel Cell Conference

    Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power, Inc. ("API"), the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-based wholly owned operating subsidiary of AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), announced today that its unique technology was featured in a presentation to the premier annual U.S. fuel cell conference last week. On November 2, API's power plant partner and ...


  • Hydrogen-Powered Fuel Cell Vehicles Expand Market Presence

    October 20, 2016 -- Hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles (FCVs), the next generation of electric cars, are already making their mark with California drivers, and the Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA) wants to expand the experience to the northeastern ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Saudi minister says solar power should fuel national growth

    “We should actually put a hiatus on power plants using fossil fuels and look only for solar as the future for energy in Saudi Arabia,” he said. As Chief Strategist for Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy from 2010 to 2015, Babelli led the development of new regulatory frameworks for renewable and nuclear power. Saudi Arabia has lagged behind ...


    By FC Business Intelligence

  • Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ Powers First-Ever Transatlantic Biofuel Flight

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that its Green Jet Fuel has successfully powered the first transatlantic biofuel flight, which landed today at Paris-Le Bourget Airport. The Honeywell-operated Gulfstream G450 became the first aircraft to fly from North America to Europe with a 50/50 blend of Honeywell Green Jet Fuel and petroleum-based ...


    By Honeywell

  • Improvements in fuel cell design

    Researchers in the renewable energy sector are working hard in this respect. In this context, researchers in the UPV/EHU’s Department of Applied Chemistry are exploring possible solutions to improve the efficiency of mobile devices like, for example, mobile phones, laptop computers and vehicles. In other words, they are designing new ways of obtaining energy in a cleaner, safer and more ...

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