Tag Archives: waste heat recovery

NARUC panelists debate PURPA treatment of renewables

Jasmin Melvin reports for S&P Global about the net effect of PURPA without a consistent policy of tax credit support for the development of CHP and industrial scale waste heat recovery. Utilities have complained about the Public Utility Regulatory Policies … Continue reading

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Manila Water Company, Inc. has completed testing the Philippines’ first septage biogas waste heat-to-energy (WTE) project

Krista Angela M. Montealegre reports in BusinessWorld that Manila Water Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Ayala Corporation, the country’s oldest and largest conglomerate, said in a statement on Feb. 3 that a waste-to-energy project located at the South Seepage Treatment … Continue reading

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Halifax wants to use thermal energy from waste water treatment plant to heat future Cogswell buildings

Zane Woodford reports in the Halifax Metro that Halifax hopes to create up to 1,600 residential units, six acres of development, six acres of street space, four acres of public space, and three kilometers of bike lanes at what is … Continue reading

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If you’re interested in district energy systems then start by talking with your neighbors

This Editor of the Daily Journal of Commerce notes that this exclusive interview was generated as a result of asking Jeff Sloan, design manager at McKinstry Co. in Seattle, for his thoughts about where, how and when Seattle could build … Continue reading

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Rice Creek Commons poised to include largest net-zero energy redevelopment in Minnesota

The Joint Development Authority in Arden Hills, Minnesota. has adopted the Energy Integration Resiliency Framework for Rice Creek Commons, the site of the former Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP). The vision of the Framework is to create the largest … Continue reading

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Is this mammoth data center really filled with hot air?

Bill Stoller reports in Benzinga that the proposed project slated for the Denny Triangle area of downtown Seattle, according to a recent Data Center Knowledge article, if approved, could be ready for data center tenants by 2017. According to Data … Continue reading

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Advanced Energy Technology of the Week: Combined Heat and Power (CHP)

The Energy Collective reports that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) plan to regulate carbon emissions is just the latest challenge facing the U.S. electric power system. Technological innovation is disrupting old ways of doing business and accelerating grid modernization. … Continue reading

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White House releases Presidential Memorandum regarding Federal leadership on energy management

On December 5, 2013, the White House released a memorandum that established new goals for renewable energy as well as new energy-management practices. For more information, you can view the memorandum here. President Obama reports in the memorandum that “During my … Continue reading

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Veolia launches London’s first waste-powered CHP system

Tom Goulding reports in letsrecycle.com that London’s first waste-to-energy-powered combined heat and power system has been launched by Veolia, which says more are likely to be created soon. Veolia has called for more ‘political willpower’ to get more homes heated … Continue reading

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European Commission Guidance on efficient district heating cooling & CHP

The European Commission has issued guidance on Article 14 “Promotion of efficiency in heating and cooling” of the EU’s Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU. Article 14 amends Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EC, and repeals Directives 2004/8/EC and 2006/32/EC. In particular, Article 14 … Continue reading

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