Daily Archives: January 12, 2017

Automotive industry: 100% of steam produced by CHP system utilized at the Polycon plant (Magna Int.)

As reported in Cogeneration Channel by David Gray, General Manager and Rob Dernovsek, Operations Manager of automotive plastic parts manufacturer Polycon Industries, with the support of its parent company, Magna International, and the Government of Ontario’s “Save on Energy Program”, … Continue reading

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SSE pledges £6 Billion investment in Scotland

Stan Arnaud reports in The Press and Journal that power giant Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSE) has pledged to invest £6 billion in Scotland over the next three years, with a “significant proportion” of the money earmarked for large-scale … Continue reading

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Wärtsilä to supply flexible 100MW combined heat and power plant to Germany

Bioenergy Insight reports that Finnish energy equipment manufacturer Wärtsilä will supply a 100MW combined heat and power (CHP) plant to Germany-based energy producer Kraftwerke Mainz-Wiesbaden. The Smart Power Generation power plant, consisting of ten Wärtsilä 34SG engines running on natural … Continue reading

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BESA publishes UK district heating standard

Heating, Ventilating & Plumbing reports that the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has been chosen to publish the UK’s first test standard for Heat Interface Units (HIUs). This new standard is regarded as an important step towards improving the overall … Continue reading

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Aalborg district heating embraces digitization

Diarmaid Williams reports in decentralized energy that Denmark’s Aalborg district heating scheme is to utilize the very latest digitalization technology as it bids to reach new levels in energy efficiency. The utility has contracted Kamstrup to perform the work, an … Continue reading

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Record-breaking solar heating system ready on time

Arcon-Sunmark reports in Euroheat & Power that in just seven months Arcon-Sunmark has accomplished the construction of the record-breaking large-scale solar heating system at the city of Silkeborg, Denmark. 20% of the annual heating demand will from now on be … Continue reading

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Utilities need to latch on to the local, low carbon energy train

Andrew Burger reports in Energy Central that power generation capacity is going small and local amidst a shift to distributed, low-carbon power and energy assets, growing use of the latest solid state, digital power electronics and information and communications technology (ICT). … Continue reading

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