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Promising results from carbon capture project for biomass CHP plants

Kelvin Ross, Power Engineering International Summary A new research project is studying the feasibility of using carbon capture technology at biomass CHP plants in Denmark. The project is a collaboration between Danish engineering, design and consultancy company Ramboll , the ...


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Geisinger previews new utility plant

Times Leader Summary PLAINS TWP. — Geisinger officials showed off the new Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center central utility plant on Thursday in a tour for government and business leaders. The $22 million project will use cogeneration technology to help Geisinger reduce energy...


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IDEA and ASHRAE Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Agreement for enhanced collaboration on policy, education and training on building efficiency and district energy/CHP/microgrids IDEA and ASHRAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers) have signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalizing the...


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Maine National Guard Combined Heat and Power Four Years Later

Dennis Bohannon, Defense Visual Information Distribution Service Summary The Maine National Guard project came online four years ago, and the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system provides energy resilience and enhances Army readiness to directly support the warfighter. CHP, or cogeneration...


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Newark Bids to Boost Energy Efficiency

Gail Kalinoski, Commercial Property Executive Summary The energy upgrade program covers 17 buildings in New Jersey's largest city and will save the municipality an estimated $1 million a year. After decades of economic struggle, Newark, N.J., is enjoying a revival that is attracting much...

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Rolls-Royce supplying gas-fired engines for Slovakian power plant

Power Engineering Summary Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with TTS Martin, s.r.o. to supply engines for a 28-MW power and heating plant in Slovakia. TTS Martin is the engineering, procurement and construction leader on the power plant for state-owned utility Martinska teplarenska, a.s. The...

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Officials laud VMC's P2B biomass power plant

Erwin P. Nicavera, Bacolod Summary TOP government officials, including President Rodrigo Duterte, have lauded the initiative of listed sugar firm Victorias Milling Company (VMC) in building a 40-megawatt (MW) cogeneration biomass power plant worth P2 billion in Victorias City. In a message...

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Northeastern University Aims to Set New Standard for higher Ed with Advanced Micorgrid

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Northeastern University says it is developing a microgrid that sets the bar for higher education, using a self-funded approach to harden its campus resiliency while achieving sustainability goals. Now in planning, the integrated microgrid will serve the...

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Receiver: Youngstown Thermal Sale a 'Long-Term Solution' for the City

The Business Journal Summary YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — The court-appointed receiver charged with overseeing the assets of Youngstown Thermal Heating Cooling said Monday that the sale of the district heating utility provides a long-term solution to a difficult situation. “You can’t just put a Band...

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Air Force Issues RFI for Energy-as-a-Service Contract at Massachusetts Base

Ken Silverstein, Microgrid Knowledge Summary The US Air Force and the Defense Logistics Agency-Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) in anticipation of an energy-as-a-service contract for Hanscom Air Force base in Massachusetts, a site where a microgrid is being contemplated. ...

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