Tag: cogeneration facility

Cogeneration facilities or combined heat and power facilities (CHP) use a heat engine or power station to generate electricity and useful heat at the same time.

Handling the Heat With CHP

Handling the Heat With CHP

There is a renewed emphasis in the distributed generation marketplace for solutions such as Combined Heating and Power (CHP) and cogeneration, with shale gas being one of the primary drivers, notes Clark Wiedetz, director of alternative and renewable energy for the Building Technologies Division of Siemens.

Handling the Heat With CHP

Handling the Heat With CHP

There is a renewed emphasis in the distributed generation marketplace for solutions such as Combined Heating and Power (CHP) and cogeneration, with shale gas being one of the primary drivers, notes Clark Wiedetz, director of alternative and renewable energy for the Building Technologies Division of Siemens. Michael Perna, vice president

2014 Professional Achievement Awards

SWANA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Professional Achievement Awards. This program was developed to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the solid waste management profession through the course of their careers. Each of the winners was recommended by the International Awards Committee, and each

SWANA 2014 Professional Achievement Awards

SWANA is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Professional Achievement Awards. This program was developed to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the solid waste management profession through the course of their careers. Each of the winners was recommended by the International Awards Committee, and each

Clarke Energy Installs GE’s Jenbacher Gas Engines to Drive Largest Landfill Gas Power Plant in France

PLESSIS-GASSOT, FRANCE-June 11, 2013-Officials from French waste management and services company Véolia Propreté, energy services company Dalkia and distributed power services provider Clarke Energy celebrated the inauguration of the new Electr’od landfill gas-powered cogeneration plant in Plessis-Gassot yesterday. The 17.3-megawatt (MW) facility is the country’s most powerful landfill gas-fueled power

New Frontiers in Energy Management

New Frontiers in Energy Management

“Utilities continue to find it extremely challenging to fund and manage capital projects while keeping rates low and stable. They’re embarking on asset management programs while finding ways to reduce operating costs and increase revenues through energy-related projects. . . . These programs are increasingly delivered through public private partnerships

New Frontiers in Energy Management

New Frontiers in Energy Management

“Utilities continue to find it extremely challenging to fund and manage capital projects while keeping rates low and stable. They’re embarking on asset management programs while finding ways to reduce operating costs and increase revenues through energy-related projects. . . . These programs are increasingly delivered through public private partnerships

Getting the Most From LFG

Getting the Most From LFG

Landfill gas as a renewable energy resource gained in stature with some high-profile projects in 2012. With installations at Coca-Cola and the University of Iowa Research Park launching to major fanfare, the industry is seeing recognition of its environmental benefits and sustainability. But looking beyond the obvious is the fact

Editor’s Comments: The Perfect Storm, Imperfect Backup

Every region suffers from its fair share of catastrophes-be it wildfires in the West, hurricanes in the gulf, or tornadoes along the central plains. Apparently, we can now add “superstorms” to the list, after what’s now being called Superstorm Sandy devastated the East Coast in October. According to the latest

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