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Duke Energy plans to be 23% renewable by 2030

pv magazine Summary Duke Energy plans to have 23% of its electrical output come from renewable sources by 2030, according to the company’s newly-released sustainability report . Renewables currently make up about 8% of Duke’s electrical output, natural gas accounts for 42%, coal for 33%...

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Can a large-scale heat pump keep Berlin warm?

Energy Live News Summary Siemens Energy and Vattenfall Wärme Berlin AG have partnered to build a large-scale high-temperature heat pump that will generate green district heating in Berlin. The technology will generate heat from waste heat and renewable electricity and feed it...

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Siemens Energy to Supply F-Class Gas Turbines to Power China’s Greater Bay Area Development

Thomas Siemens Energy has reached an agreement with Guangdong Energy Group Co., Ltd. (Guangdong Energy Group), to provide F-class gas turbine island equipment for the Zhaoqing Dinghu Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generation project. Located in Dinghu District, Zhaoqing City, Guangdong...

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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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Atlas Copco Compressors And Siemens Turbines For Russian Combined Cycle Power Plant

Gas Compression Magazine Summary Atlas Copco Gas and Process (Atlas Copco) has secured a compressor order for a combined heat and power station in Russia. The order, placed by Entrade GmbH, is for three integrally-geared fuel gas booster compressors—two natural gas units and one syngas unit....

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Siemens Energy teams up with Duke Energy, Clemson University to study hydrogen use

Green Car Congress Summary Siemens Energy, Duke Energy and Clemson University have teamed up to study the use of hydrogen for energy storage and as a low- or no-carbon fuel source to produce energy at Duke Energy’s combined heat and power plant located at Clemson University in South...

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Siemens SGT-700 gas-fired turbines delivered to CHP plant in U.S.

Power Engineering Summary Siemens Energy has delivered two gas-fired turbines for the combined heat and power (CHP) plant serving a new food ingredient processing facility in Indiana. The SGT-700 turbines—built and shipped from the Siemens production facility in Finspång, Sweden­—will...

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Siemens Dropping Coal-Fired Power

Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide Summary Siemens Energy will no longer participate in new tenders for pure coal-fired power plants. The move comes just weeks after GE Power made a similar decision to get out of coal-fired power. Siemens Energy added that it will still meet the existing...

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Macquarie, Siemens Units Create U.S. Distributed Energy Joint Venture

Reuters Summary Units of Macquarie Group MQG.AX and Siemens AG SIEGn.DE are forming a venture named Calibrant Energy, that will invest in the emerging energy-as-a-service (EaaS) sector in the United States, according to a joint statement on Monday. Electricity generation is...

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Siemens deploys its first microgrid in the Middle East at Sultan Qaboos University in Oman

Zawya Summary Siemens will provide equipment and software for a microgrid at Sultan Qaboos University ( SQU ) that will improve power supply reliability and lower costs by combining electricity from solar, wind and battery storage. The microgrid at SQU is the first deployment of...