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  • Power plant proposal for Bedfordshire

    Waste firm Covanta Energy has confirmed its plans to build an energy-from-waste (EfW) power station plant in Bedfordshire capable of using household and business waste as a fuel to generate heat and electricity. The EfW plant will be capable of taking up to 600,000 tonnes of waste per year. The waste will come from Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The EfW will be located at the Rookery Pit site ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Shard Combined Heat and Power Plant

    Located in the heart of London, on the south bank of the River Thames, the Shard is a 306-metre glass spire. The Shard will be home to office space, residential apartments, a five-star hotel, retail units and restaurants spread across 600,000ft2 and 72 storeys. The main contractor for the prestigious project is the Mace Group. At time of completion the Shard building is the tallest building in ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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

  • Energy Northwest Fined for Hazwaste at Nuclear Power Plant

    RICHLAND, Washington, October 5, 2007 (ENS) - The Washington State Department of Ecology issued a $120,000 penalty and administrative order Thursday to the Energy Northwest Columbia Generating Station for violations of hazardous waste management regulations. While Columbia is the only commercial nuclear power plant in the Pacific Northwest, the violations were not related to the ...

  • TXU to Cut Mercury at Coal, Nuclear Power Plants

    DALLAS, Texas, August 6, 2007 (ENS) - TXU Power has partnered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of mercury at its Comanche Peak Steam Electric Station, a two-unit nuclear power plant about 80 miles southwest of downtown Dallas, Texas, the company and the EPA announced Friday. The nuclear plant's managers have pledged to complete mercury reduction ...

  • Ormat Accelerates the Handover of the Momotombo Power Plant

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) announced today that Ormat Holding Corp., the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, has soldits stake in the Momotombo Power Company (MPC), the operator of the Momotombo geothermal power plant in Nicaragua, to a private company for $7.5 million, approximately one year ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • New Robot builds solar power plants

    Building open area solar parks is mostly manual work. Identical processes are repeated hundreds of thousands of times, so PV-Kraftwerker have been looking into automation options for some time. At the Intersolar North America exhibition in San Francisco, the company will present "Momo" for the first time in the USA. The mobile assembly robot named Momo can tackle the whole building ...


  • Washington State Rejects Coal Gasification Power Plant

    Environmental groups are applauding Tuesday's decision by Washington state siting officials to halt consideration of a proposed coal gasification power plant at the Port of Kalama in southwest Washington state near the Oregon border. Members of the state's Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, EFSEC, unanimously rejected the plan by public power agency Energy Northwest for permanently ...

  • Apple to build solar plant to power data center

    Apple Inc. said it will pay for construction of an 18-megawatt photovoltaic solar plant in northern Nevada to provide power for a data center the technology giant plans east of Reno. The Fort Churchill Solar Array, to be built in Yerington, was included in a filing Monday by NV Energy Inc. with the Public Utilities Commission. Apple ...


    By Associated Press

  • SDE Will Grid India With Sea Wave Power Plants

      Cost Price  of KW/h is 2 cents, the cost of construction of  a facility with a capacity of  1 MW  is 1  M  $ Delegation of a major Indian automobile manufacturers ...


    By SDE. Ltd

  • The Market for Coal Power Plants in Europe (Analyst Version)

    Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2l4glt/the_market_for) has announced the addition of the "The Market for Coal Power Plants in Europe (Analyst Version) - Market Volumes - Projects - Strategies - Trends" report to their ...


  • Ormat to Acquire Geothermal Power Plant in the Island of Guadeloupe

    Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ORA) announced today it has signed a binding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to acquire, gradually, 85% of Geothermie Bouillante SA (GB) at a total company enterprise value of up to around €52 million (approximately $56 million USD, based on current foreign currency exchange rates). GB owns and operates a 14.75 MW geothermal power plant and owns two ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • Wind Energy to Power GM’s Texas Assembly Plant

    General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power from turbines whose blades span the length of a football field in diameter. Arlington Assembly produces more than 1,200 vehicles daily, including the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe; GMC Yukon and Yukon XL; and Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. The 115 million kilowatt hours of ...


  • Photovoltaic Power Plants ASTM International standard

    A proposed new ASTM International standard will be used to provide guidance for potential stakeholders involved in the financing, construction and maintenance of solar photovoltaic electric power plants. WK43549, Practice for Installation, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance Process, is being developed by Subcommittee E44.09 on Photovoltaic ...


    By ASTM International

  • Europlasma: CHO-Power Plant Construction Completion Celebration

    17 months after the laying of the foundation, Europlasma is pleased to announce that construction work on the CHO-Power plant in Morcenx is now complete, and that the budget has been adhered to. This plant is the most powerful one worldwide to convert industrial waste and biomass into energy through gasification, enhanced by plasma technology. The start-up is scheduled for end of July / early ...


    By Europlasma

  • 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

  • E.ON permanently closes UK power plant

    E.ON is officially closing its Ironbridge power plant in Shropshire, England. The German utility said the plant, which was converted to run on biomass instead of coal in 2012, will stop commercial ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • Metso to deliver power plant to Bomhus Energi, Sweden

    Metso will supply a new biomass-fired power boiler, utilizing bubbling fluidized bed technology, and a flue-gas cleaning and condensation system to Bomhus Energi AB. The value of the order is over 50 million EUR, and the order will be included in Energy and Environmental Technology's Q3 orders received. The plant will ...


    By Metso Corporation

  • Why It Is Important To Monitor Ammonia Slip In A Coal Fired Power Power Plant

    Monitoring flue gas ammonia slip in a coal fired power plant is performed immediately after the SNCR/SCR and is a very challenging task, but extremely important for process efficiency of the pollution control equipment.  The flue gas is filled with high levels of sulfur dioxide, particulate, hydrochloric acid and many other corrosive and noxious gases making the ammonia measurement a very ...

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