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Dalhousie University biomass plant providing power to the grid

Dalhousie University, Canadian Biomass Magazine Summary Dec. 19, 2018 - Dalhousie University’s Agricultural Campus (AC) in Truro, N.S., officially opened its renewed $26.5-million Biomass Energy Plant, made possible, in part, through the Nova Scotia Community Feed-in Tariff (COMFIT) program....

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A (bio)massive achievement: New AG campus energy plant a North American first

Ryan McNutt, Dal News Summary Dal’s Agricultural Campus has its sights set on being completely carbon neutral — a goal highlighted at the opening of the new Biomass Energy Plant, which celebrated its grand opening Tuesday morning (Nov. 20). The renewed plant and district energy system, a $26...

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ElectraTherm Selected for $1.4 Million Cooperative Agreement from Department of Energy for Advanced Combined Heat & Power Technology

Press Release, ElectraTherm ElectraTherm Selected for $1.4 Million Cooperative Agreement from Department of Energy for Advanced Combined Heat and Power Technology Flowery Branch, GA — ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, announced it was selected by the U.S....

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Towards smart thermal grids: Techno-economic feasibility of commercial heat-to-power technologies for district heating

Summary Recent improvements in low-temperature heat-to-power (LTHtP) technologies have led to an increase in efficiency at lower temperatures and lower cost. LTHtP has so far not been used in district heating. The aim of the study is to establish under what conditions the use of existing LTHtP...

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A world first renewable energy system inaugurated in Denmark

Press Release, Renew Economy Summary The vision to set new standards for cost-competitive renewable heat and power production became a reality today with the official opening of a revolutionary green energy facility in Denmark. Inaugurated by the Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and...

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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...