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Sembcorp opens $635 Singaporean CHP plant


Sembcorp Industries has opened its second state-of-the-art cogeneration plant in Singapore as well as a new technology and innovation centre.

Building integrated organic thin-film PV system installed


The largest BIOPV (Building Integrated Organic PV) installation of its kind has been commissioned at the Helitek headquarters in Dresden, Germany, featuring the company’s HeliaFilms laminated into glass by AGC Glass Europe.

South Africa development plans include on-site power and CHP focus


The South African government has released its cabinet approved Medium Term Strategic Framework 2014 – 2019 for implementing the National Development Plan (NDP), a programme devised in 2012.

NY Green Bank transactions boost CHP finance


The first transactions from the NY Green Bank, part of the New York State Clean Energy Fund, have been announced. They focus on CHP and distributed generation and sees the bank partner with private-sector lenders to support projects that cannot otherwise access commercial financing.

$87m investment in solar PV part of China’s 12th five year plan


A computer manufacturer, China Great Wall Computer Shenzhen Co, is set to invest over $87 million in 60MW of solar power projects in the central and eastern Chinese provinces of Jiangxi and Guangdong.

Solar powered blood bank for Kathmandu


Nepal’s Red Cross Society is building a new blood bank that will be powered with solar energy. Solar modules are being installed on the building’s south-east facing sloping roof, while batteries will be stored securely.

On-site power for Ukraine data centre


A 9550 kVA stand-by power system has been installed at the largest commercial data centre in Ukraine.

COGEN Europe welcomes CHP study findings


The European association for the promotion of cogeneration has welcomed the findings of a recent Ecofys study, which highlights the potential for a higher penetration of cogeneration in industries.

Heat networks a national infrastructure priority says industry


The UK’s Combined Heat and Power Association (CHPA) has welcomed a new report from WWF calling for heat networks to be a national infrastructure priority.

Ansaldo Energia scores Abu Dhabi power plant projects


Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa combined cycle power plant is to benefit from works to be carried out by Ansaldo Energia.

Ecofys study points to methods for EU to slash emissions


A study by independent consultants Ecofys has highlighted the use of combined heat and power among other technologies as an effective way of reducing Europe’s gas imports and significantly cutting its carbon emissions.

Belgian hospital gets solar roof


A solar project has begun operations on the roof of the Haute Senne hospital in Soignies, Wallonia, Belgium.

Scottish university plans on-site renewables projects


The University of St Andrews in Fife, Scotland is advancing its plans to become carbon neutral with two large-scale renewable energy projects.

CHP for Dow chemical site in Stade, Germany


A cogeneration plant has been handed over to the Dow chemical site located in Stade, Germany, along the Elbe river following installation and testing.

Canadian CHP decommissioning


Brookfield Renewable Power has confirmed that it will decommission a 110 MW gas-fired CHP plant located in Ontario, Canada.  

CHP plant set for Florida resort


Chesapeake Utilities Corporation subsidiary, Eight Flags Energy, LLC, is pursuing the development and construction of a combined heat and power plant in Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island in Nassau County, Florida, US.

UK on-site power investment increases by £53.3m


A report by SmartestEnergy's Energy Entrepreneurs has found that manufacturers in the United Kingdom increased their investment in commercial-scale on-site power by an estimated £53.3 million to a total of £164.3 million.

NASA to benefit from CHP-oriented clean energy programme


NASA is included in a list of nine projects aimed at developing clean energy at federal facilities throughout the US.

Ex-Minister advocates CHP in place of wind power


Former UK environment secretary Owen Paterson has used very forceful language to make his opposition to wind power known, and believes combined heat and power is one of the technologies that can make a credible difference in its place.

EU gas power sector look to summit for change of fortune


The beleaguered European gas-fired power sector is hoping legislation to be announced later this month and beyond will help arrest a serious decline in fortunes that has threatened the very survival of the industry.