Cogeneration CHP, Energy Efficiency, Europe

No-capital trigeneration plant for UK hospital

The 15-year contract, with facilities and energy management company Dalkia, will provide an investment of £2.9 million (US$5.7 million) to completely refurbish the existing boilerhouse at the 632-bed Kingston Hospital and equip it with modern CHP plant. The agreement also includes the subsequent operation and maintenance of the new plant.

The US Supreme Court has ruled that the federal government is obliged to regulate emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases (GHGs), according to a report from business analyst Global Insight. The ruling said that GHGs are air pollutants under the US Clean Air Act, and thus have to be regulated.