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Waterloo Region wastewater plants turn to cogeneration power

Daily Commercial News Summary The Region of Waterloo is reducing its environment footprint with a project intended to decrease electrical costs at its three largest wastewater treatment plants. While the complications created by the global pandemic have set the construction timetable back...

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INEOS launches hydrogen pilot project in Belgium

Power Engineering International Summary For the first time in Belgium, hydrogen will be used in a commercial scale cogeneration plant designed to generate electricity and heat from natural gas. The aim of the pilot project by INEOS and ENGIE is to replace natural gas with hydrogen used by...

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A first for Siemens Energy in Japan

Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide Summary Siemens Energy received its first order for a SGT-800 gas turbine in Japan. EPC customer JGC Japan Corp. chose the turbine and its related components for a power plant that JGC will build for Sumitomo Chemical in Chiba Works of Ichihara City in...

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Romania to benefit, 2021 to 2030, from financing of approximately 6 billion euros through Modernization Fund

ActMedia Summary Prime Minister Ludovic Orban said that Romania will benefit from European funding estimated at approximately 6 billion euros, through the Modernization Fund, in the period 2021-2030, and the funds will be allocated, in particular, to investments in cogeneration production...

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Here's how biogas could save Salem money and cut pollution

Statesman Journal Summary A new biogas facility at the Willow Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant is expected to save $300,000 a year and keep 5,000 metric tons of pollution-causing gases from being released into the atmosphere annually, city officials said Friday. This means much of the...

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In Retrospect, the Burning of Wood in District Heating Plants has Resulted in Climate Saving

Science Daily Summary A new report from the University of Copenhagen shows that the burning of wood is significantly more climate friendly than coal and slightly more climate friendly than natural gas over the long run. For the first time, researchers quantified what the conversion of 10 Danish...

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German company GETEC announces significant progress’ with climate-friendly biomass cogeneration plant in Dolj County

The Diplomat Summary GETEC, a leading German company specialized in developing decentralized energy solutions for industry and real estate, announces ‘significant progress’ in the construction of the biomass plant in Podari, Dolj County, that will supply Clariant bioethanol plant. ...

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Mennonite Health System to invest $36M in cogeneration projects at 6 hospitals

News is My Business Summary The Mennonite Health System unveiled plans to implement energy and oxygen production cogeneration systems (CoGen) in the Caguas Mennonite Hospital. These projects are part of the institution’s long-term plan to outfit its six hospitals with the same technologies,...

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MNRE’s Biomass-Based Cogeneration Program Extended by a Year

Mercom Summary The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy ( MNRE ) has extended the validity of its biomass-based cogeneration program. The program has been extended until March 31, 2021, or until the recommendations of the 15th Finance Commission come into effect, whichever comes first. The...

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GM Powers Canadian Facility with Landfill Gas

Biomass Magazine Summary Today, General Motors Canada and partners announced the completion of a $28 million cogeneration investment at the GM St. Catharines Propulsion plant that will enhance the operation’s competitiveness by lowering greenhouse gas emissions and reducing future energy...