Monthly Archives: March 2012

Biomass energy-crop plantation planned in Pomerania, Poland

International Paper has signed an agreement with GreenWood Resources to develop a biomass plantation in Pomerania, Poland which will be the largest of its kind in Europe. GreenWood Resources (GWR) Poland will manage the project in cooperation with local farmers, … Continue reading

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IDEA Commends Washington State for Law Including Heat in Renewable Energy Options

OLYMPIA, WA – The International District Energy Association applauds Washington Governor Christine Gregoire for signing a bill that allows renewable thermal energy to qualify for renewable energy credits. According to Cascade Power Group, a Bellevue, Washington-based energy conservation and renewable … Continue reading

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CHP for Mordovian vegetable giant

Teplichnoe, a major supplier of vegetables and canned and dried food in the Republic of Mordovia, is building a new energy center for its greenhouse production facilities in the city of Saransk, 650 km east of Moscow. The prime movers … Continue reading

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England Maps National Strategy for More Efficient, Cleaner Community Heating

England’s Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) recently released a heat map created by UK organization The Centre for Sustainable Energy. In a nation that understands the importance of efficient heat, a government-sponsored heat mapping project is not necessarily … Continue reading

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Montpelier VT district energy project reaching beyond municipal customers

Vermont Today reports that the new biomass-fired district heating system in the historic city of Montpelier, Vermont was originally designed to supply heat to municipal buildings, but its thermal output is now also being offered to privately owned properties. The … Continue reading

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What is the Price of Energy Security: from Battlefields to Bases

Mar 29 2012 11:30 AM Subcommittee on Readiness Rayburn House Office Building – 2212 Majority Statements Chairman Randy Forbes Witness Panel 1 The Honorable Sharon Burke Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy U.S. Department of Defense The Honorable Jackalyne … Continue reading

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CHP system at NY Waste Water Treatment Plant fueled by biogas from sludge

The Medina, New York waste water treatment plant will install a Tecogen 60 kW combined heat and power (CHP) system that will be fueled by biogas produced by the on-site treatment of waste sludge. The facility has been awarded a … Continue reading

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First biomass boiler in a U.S. federal building

The Renewable Energy Alaska Project reports that the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has replaced outdated oil-fired steam boilers in the Ketchikan, Alaska, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse with a technologically advanced biomass boiler system and hydronic heating system. It … Continue reading

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EPA issues Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program Standards for electric utilities

EPA has issued its Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Gas Emissions for New Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units (40 CFR Part 60). Will apply to new fossil fuel electric generators. Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (40 CFR Part 60) Standards … Continue reading

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University of Conn. to receive free gasification equipment from Stamford Water Pollution Control Board

Stalled in Stamford, the city’s Water Pollution Control Authority will donate equipment originally acquired to build the nation’s first full-scale bio-solids gasification plant at the Harbor View Avenue sewage plant in Stamford, to the University of Connecticut in Storrs. The … Continue reading

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