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District heat: Ontario power facility focuses on continual improvement

Tamar Atik, Canadian Biomass Summary Index Energy is on a mission to encourage diversion from landfills, clean energy use and provide district heating for the Town of Ajax, Ont., just east of Toronto. The parent company, Index International Group, is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden and...

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Electricity Demand by U.S. Manufacturing has Declined in Recent Years

OilVoice Summary Overall electricity use in U.S. manufacturing has declined in recent years, based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau . Many manufacturing establishments have the option of generating their own electricity in addition to pulling directly from the electric grid to run their...

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Schneider Electric and REC Solar collaborate on Massachusetts microgrid

Kelsey Misbrener, Solar Power World Summary Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced a project with REC Solar to build an advanced microgrid at its Foxboro, Massachusetts facility. The microgrid will be...

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Valero Energy to build £127m CHP unit

Power Technology Summary US-based company Valero Energy is set to begin a £127m project that would create a combined heat and power (CHP) cogeneration unit at its Pembroke refinery in Wales. The CHP cogeneration unit is reported to be the first project that has obtained planning permission as...

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Multi-million pound investment in new energy plant will safeguard 1,000 jobs at Pembroke refinery

Chris Kelsey, Wales Online Valero's Pembroke refinery (Image: Welsh Government) Summary A multi-million pound energy project that will help ensure the sustainability of Valero’s Pembroke refinery into the future has been given the go ahead. The £127m project will create a combined...

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Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities: BioHeat, Demonstration & Deployment Program Streams

Introduction to the Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities (CERRC) Program Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is looking to fund projects that will decrease greenhouse gas emissions through the reduction of diesel and other fossil fuels use for electricity and heat in Canada’s rural and...

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SRC completes US$500m upgrade on Jurong Island

Andrea Soh, The Business Times Summary SINGAPORE Refining Company (SRC), the smallest of Singapore's three refineries, has completed its new petrol clean fuels facility and cogeneration plant on Jurong Island costing US$500 million. The project, which received final investment decision in...

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China to trial use of nuclear energy for district heat supply

Ding Xiaoxiao, China Plus Diagram of China's first demonstration project utilizing nuclear energy to generate heat for residential buildings and for industrial purposes in north China. [Photo:] Summary China will build its first demonstration project for the utilization of...

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Fuel cell CHP planned for Finnish district energy smart microgrid

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary A Finnish district energy smart microgrid is set to add to its renewable credentials with two fuel cell cogeneration systems. Fuel cell manufacturer Elcogen and fuel cell system developer Convion have agreed to develop and deliver the two ...

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E.ON to support energy park plans at Hunterston in UK

Press Release, Clean Technology Business Review E.ON stated that it will support the plans for a new multimodal centre for energy, manufacturing and logistics on Scotland's west coast at Hunterston. Hunterston Port and Resource Centre (PARC), which includes one of the deepest ports on the UK’s...