Cogeneration CHP, Energy Efficiency, North America

First North American application of fertilization cogen technology

Soave Hydroponics Company, a division of Soave Enterprises, is installing the cogeneration plant in its Kingsville greenhouse facility as part of the Ontario Power Authority’s Request for Proposals to add 1000 MW of cogeneration power capacity to the local grid. The greenhouse operation is located in the Leamington region on the north shore of Lake Erie.

The US Federal Administration’s 2008 budget request for financial year 2008 continues to shrink funding for the energy efficiency programmes that should be front line priorities in the nation’s energy agenda — according to a preliminary assessment by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE).