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PPCR seeks strategic partner for biomass CHP project in Greece

Eric Voegele, Biomass Magazine Summary PPC Renewables S.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Public Power Corp. S.A., has announced it is seeking a strategic partner to develop, finance, construct and operate a biomass combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant in Greece. A press release issued by PPCR...

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Veolia closes buy of biomass power plant in Hungary

Renewables Now Summary A subsidiary of Veolia Environnement SA (EPA:VIE) has closed the acquisition of a 98% stake in the operator of a biomass-fueled combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Hungary. More specifically, Veolia Energia Magyarorszag Zrt has completed the acquisition of the...

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Greece's PPC seeks partner for biomass CHP project

Renewables Now Chipped wood. Author: Douglas O'Brien. License: Creative Commons, Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic. Summary PPC Renewables, a subsidiary of Greek utility PPC SA (ATH:PPC), is looking for a partner for the construction of a biomass combined heat and power (CHP) plant...

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New biomass boiler to save community $29,000 a year

Bioenergy Insight Summary A new woodchip fuelled biomass boiler is to be installed in the District of Clearwater, British Columbia, Canada, according to the Clearwater Times . The new biomass boiler will be installed in the North Thompson Sportsplex, and could supply heat to nearby...

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The ABCs of ORCs

Ron Kotrba, Biomass Magazine Power plants featuring organic Rankine cycle (ORC) systems, such as this 8-megawatt biomass plant in Maine, feature many advantages over steam turbine power generation. PHOTO: TURBODEN Summary Afundamental principle of distillation, whether for beverage...

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Island organisations lead the way in unique energy initiative

Stornoway Gazette The Northern Periphery Area has abundant natural fuel resources but is subject to a harsher climate than the rest of Europe and this results in the need for increased domestic energy. Summary Lews Castle College UHI and Tighean Innse Gall have linked up with the...

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Biomass and Fuel Flexible CHP/District Energy Systems

Summary CHP based district energy systems provide reliable energy for mission critical facilities and adding fuel flexibility by incorporating biomass into the system can increase resiliency. This presentation uses examples from campuses, hospitals, cities and military bases to show best...


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Planning and Optimizing Energy Efficiency at University of Missouri Columbia

Summary This presentation provides an overview of the University of Missouri's 60 MW CHP campus energy system that serves over 15 million SF. The system integrates multiple fuels and optimizes overall efficiency. See some of the lessons learned while operating a large energy network in the...


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Quantum Biopower commissions 1.2 MW CHP unit

Quantum Biopower, Biomass Magazine Southington Chairman Michael Riccio pressed the button which initiated the engine’s startup. Quantum Biopower Summary Quantum Biopower started its 1.2 MW combined-heat-and-power (CHP) unit Tuesday, adding a new source of renewable power to...

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Govt weighs use of hay pellets in power plants in bid to stop stubble burning

Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint The recent spike in Delhi pollution, caused due to crop stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana, has become a political flashpoint between the AAP, BJP and the Congress. Photo: Reuters Summary New Delhi: In an attempt to contain the pollution crisis in India...