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Manufacturer Saves $52,000 Per Year after SEP Certification

Linda Hardesty

Specialty plastics manufacturer HARBEC improved its energy performance 16.5 percent to earn Platinum certification in the Superior Energy Performance (SEP) program administered through the US Department of Energy. HARBEC also conformed with the international energy management standard ISO 50001. A case study from the Global Superior Energy Performance (GSEP) Energy Management Working Group (EMWG) says   …Continue Reading


Energy Efficiency Programs Saves New Jersey School District $1M a Year

Karen Henry

Honeywell is leading an energy savings improvement program for New Jersey-based Hillsborough Township Public Schools to help boost energy efficiency in the district’s facilities. When complete, the upgrades are expected to cut the district’s energy use by almost 50 percent and reduce the school district’s annual operating costs by about $1 million. The school district will   …Continue Reading


Scottish Whisky Distillery Gets Heat from $123M CHP Plant

Linda Hardesty

A new combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Speyside, Scotland will provide heat in the form of steam for Macallan whisky distillery. The new biomass CHP plant will generate 87.4 GWh per year of electricity and 76.8 GWh per year of heat. The CHP facility will contribute to reducing the cost of energy at   …Continue Reading


ATCO Gas Launches CHP Program

Karen Henry

ATCO Gas has launched a new combined heat and power (CHP) program aimed at reducing operational costs and greenhouse gas emissions at municipal and commercial facilities in Alberta. The program launches with two energy-saving projects. ATCO Gas will install, own and maintain CHP units at the Collicutt Centre, a recreation facility in the City of   …Continue Reading


Laundry Industry Considers Long Term Energy Management

Karen Henry

The laundering sector is looking to reduce its carbon footprint by 35 percent over the next five years, according to an article in Laundry and Cleaning News International. Before embarking on this effort, the industry publication says that several factors need to be considered. Laundry and linen and uniform rental facilities must first implement any   …Continue Reading


Hospital CHP Plant Generates 13 Million kWh Per Year

Linda Hardesty

The University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health Medical Center unveiled its new combined heat and power (CHP) plant, which is located on site at the medical campus in Bel Air, Md. Baltimore Gas and Electric’s (BGE’s) Smart Energy Savers Program is helping the university manage its energy use through BGE’s Combined Heat and Power Program.   …Continue Reading


GEI Global Announces Location for Italy Fuel Cell Deployment

Karen Henry

GEI Global Energy, a fuel cell electric power-generation company, has received final approval from the mayor and city council to locate a 5 kW fuel cell power system within the city of Due Carrare, Italy, outside of Venice. A pilot plant and technology showcase will provide over 6,000 kWh per month of combined heat and power   …Continue Reading


Twinwoods Heat & Power Selects Saxlund for 3.4 MW Biomass Power Station

Karen Henry

UK bioenergy and materials handling firm Saxlund International has secured a contract to design, manufacture, install and commission a 3.4 MW waste wood biomass power station for Twinwoods Heat & Power in Bedfordshire. The plant is expected to go live in 2015. The combined heat and power (CHP) plant will produce over 27,000 MWh of electricity   …Continue Reading


Asia-Pacific’s CHP Installed Capacity Grows to 64 GW by 2019

Linda Hardesty

The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region’s distributed Combined Heat and Power (CHP) installed capacity will grow from around 37.7 GW in 2013 to about 64 GW by 2019, at a compound annual growth rate of 9 percent, says an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData. Ankit Mathur, GlobalData’s project manager for alternative energy, states that the   …Continue Reading


NY Offers $250M for Clean Energy Projects

Karen Henry

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $250 million to fund large-scale clean-energy generation projects such as wind farms, fuel cells, biomass facilities, renewable biogas and the upgrading of small- to medium-sized hydropower projects. Contracts for these projects will be awarded for terms of up to 20 years. Funding will be provided by the New York   …Continue Reading


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