US-based FuelCell Energy, Inc. has sold a 1.0 MWe fuel cell-based power plant to operate on anaerobic digester gas from a sewage treatment facility serving the southern California city of Riverside.
Canadian Carmanah Technologies Corporation has been awarded a C$1.4 million contract from Public Works & Government Services Canada (PWGSC) for a 108 kW solar power system to be installed on the roof of the Jean Canfield Building in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
A GE Energy Jenbacher biogas engine is powering a successful demonstration cattle manure-to-methane cogeneration plant at a large dairy complex in India's north-western state of Punjab.
California's Energy Commission has approved a US$2.2 million state loan to allow the City of San Diego to generate electricity with new solar panels and improve its energy efficiency.
Decentralized, solar-generated electricity could be answer to growth in European electricity demand in summer, particularly to deal with consumption peaks caused by weather conditions, which in turn cause supply interruptions -- according to Dr Winfried Hoffmann, President of the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA).
Various microgeneration technologies are predicted to make a significant contribution to power supply in several countries in the future.