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Hilton Hotel Commissions Combined Heat and Power Plant

William Opalka

Greenwood Energy, the North American renewable energy division of the Libra Group, installed a 500 kW combined heat and power (CHP) plant at the Millennium Hilton Hotel in Lower Manhattan. This is the first CHP plant Greenwood has developed for Millennium Hotel and Resorts in New York City, and Greenwood is currently developing an  additional   …Continue Reading

Cummins Offers CHP for Greenhouse Growers

Linda Hardesty

Cummins Power Generation introduced a combined heat and power (CHP) generator system targeted to commercial greenhouse growers in the United States and Canada. In addition to utilizing natural gas to generate on-site electricity, the Cummins CHP system simultaneously produces heat and beneficial carbon dioxide (CO2) fertilization to help accelerate plant growth. Through the capture and   …Continue Reading

Fuel Cells Get a Bad Rap for Using Natural Gas

Linda Hardesty

ClearEdge Power says there is a tendency to discount fuel cell-based energy as less green than other clean energy methods because fuel cells use natural gas. ClearEdge has penned a white paper to explain the benefits of fuel cell combined heat and power (CHP) as it applies to commercial building applications. ClearEdge says fuel cells   …Continue Reading

Maryland Hospital Installs CHP

Linda Hardesty

A new 2 MW on-site Combined Heat and Power (CHP) system will soon be operational at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UCMC) in Bel Air, Md. The CHP system will serve as the primary power source for the hospital’s electrical load, working in parallel with the local electrical utility. During a prolonged grid outage, the CHP   …Continue Reading

2G Cenergy CHP Plants Set for Ohio and Canada

Energy Manager Today Staff

2G Cenergy has received orders for cogeneration plants in Ohio and Canada. 2G is to supply a 9.4 MW biogas CHP cogeneration plant to service a waste-to-energy and materials recovery facility at Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio in Grove City, Ohio. The modular 2G biogas cogeneration system to be installed for Phase 1 is rated 5.55   …Continue Reading

Los Angeles Hospitals Install CHP

Linda Hardesty

Regatta Solutions secured an order to implement Capstone microturbine technology at two hospitals in Los Angeles. Two Capstone C800 natural gas-fueled microturbines will be installed at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and used in a Combined Heat and Power (CHP) application to offset the facility’s electric base load in addition to providing steam and hot   …Continue Reading

Casino Installs Combined Heat and Power

Linda Hardesty

Later this year, the new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, Md., will open its doors, and a significant portion of the $442 million development’s energy, heating and cooling needs will be provided by a combined heat, power and cooling (CHP) trigeneration system. The Rolls-Royce Power Systems company MTU Onsite Energy will provide Horseshoe Baltimore with the   …Continue Reading

Disney World Sends Food Scraps to Digester

Linda Hardesty

Harvest Power unveiled the Central Florida Energy Garden, an anaerobic digester converting organic waste into biogas and natural fertilizers. Walt Disney World Resort – located within the Reedy Creek Improvement District – is the facility’s first customer. When operating at full capacity, the facility will process more than 120,000 tons of organic materials annually while   …Continue Reading

Utilivisor, Gotham 360, Genesys Offer Energy Consultations

Linda Hardesty

UtiliVisor, a provider of energy monitoring and submetering services, has formed an alliance with Energy Star service provider Gotham 360 and Genesys Engineering to offer commercial and institutional facility owners energy advisory services. Among the services being offered by the new alliance are: Energy master planning to determine cost effectiveness of installing and operating cogeneration   …Continue Reading

GE Invests $1.4B in New Distributed Power Business

Linda Hardesty

GE is spending $1.4 billion over four years to launch a new business – GE Distributed Power – that combines three product lines: Aeroderivative Gas Turbines, Jenbacher Gas Engines and Waukesha Gas Engines. GE says the new business will help meet the world’s growing demand for on-site power systems that are easier to finance, faster   …Continue Reading

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