Biogas Storage News

  • EnviTec Biogas enters the CNG market

    As a carbon-neutral fuel, bio CNG (compressed natural gas) has obvious advantages. According to a recent bulletin on the German biogas market from German biogas industry association Biogasrat+, switching to biomethane from fossil fuels could cut CO2 emissions by up to 97% in the transport sector alone. Yet progress in developing the necessary infrastructure has been sluggish to date. This is ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Arsenal extends renewable energy contract and tackles climate change

    North London-based football club Arsenal has switched to 100% green energy after extending its partnership with renewables provider Octopus Energy. Octopus, which has been the club's official energy ...

  • Crescendo Power Secures $30M, Targeting Investments for On-site Generation Projects

    A team of experienced microgrid and distributed energy resource leaders recently (8/1) announced the readiness of Crescendo Power to allocate sponsor and tax equity, focused on funding 1-10MW onsite power generation projects in the commercial, industrial, Higher Education and Hospital segments. After a company he co-founded in 1992 was acquired by Hitachi in 2006, Todd Price spent ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Ameren Illinois Launches Voltage Optimization Project in Partnership with DVI

    This week, Dominion Voltage Inc. (DVI), a subsidiary of Dominion Energy (NYSE: D) and leader in Volt/VAR optimization, or "VVO" solutions, announced that it has been selected by Ameren Illinois to partner in the energy company's grid modernization and ongoing customer-focused energy efficiency efforts. "Illinois' innovative energy policy is clearing a path to build a smarter, more resilient grid ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Clarke Energy’s Southern African Operations Awarded ISO Accreditation

    Clarke Energy's Southern African operations, in partnership with the Clarke Energy Quality, Environment, Health and Safety (QUENSH) team, have spent th­e last six months working towards obtaining a fully Integrated Management System (IMS) incorporating ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007. Dave Dingle (QUENSH Department Manager) praised the hard work and dedication of Emile ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • EnviTec Biogas reports high utilisation and earnings growth for FY 2016

    EnviTec Biogas AG (ISIN: DE000A0MVLS8) recorded a solid business trend in the financial year 2016. While the Own Plant Operation and Service segments showed a clearly positive performance, in the Plant Construction segment, which benefited from high utilisation, EnviTec was unable to invoice a large number of plants under construction. As a result, consolidated sales revenues declined by 6.9% to ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • United Renewable Energy Completes First Community Solar Project with National Grid in New York

    United Renewable Energy LLC has completed construction of the first Community Solar Project interconnected to National Grid in New York state. The project is located in Northern New York, in the Hamlet of Somerville, on approximately three acres of underused pasture land. The solar photovoltaic modules peak output is 241 Kilowatts DC, yielding a peak of 165 kilowatts AC returned to the power ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • World's Largest Intelligent Grid Deployment Reaches New Milestone

    Landis+Gyr, a global leader in transforming the way energy is delivered and managed, announced that the grid modernization project underway at Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) has surpassed 10 million advanced meters and devices installed and communicating on the world's largest IoT utility network. In doing so, this complex project has now reached a breadth and deployment pace which is unparalleled ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Con Edison Projects Would Make Region`s Ride to Electric Vehicles Smoother

    Con Edison is looking for innovation partners to make it easier for New Yorkers to switch to electric vehicles, which are becoming an increasingly good value as technology improves. The energy company is proposing to invest up to $25 million on demonstration projects that would test strategies for increasing the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in the region by making charging convenient and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Seattle City Light Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Grid Analytics

    Landis+Gyr recently announced that Seattle City Light is deploying the company's advanced grid analytics (AGA) platform to support the utility's grid modernization program. Landis+Gyr's advanced grid analytics suite is designed to provide a big data platform with applications that utilize data from advanced meters, grid sensors, GIS and other sources to provide actionable information ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Demand Energy Begins Work on Pioneering New York City Microgrid Project

    Demand Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enel Green Power North America, Inc., recently announced that construction work has begun on the company's groundbreaking renewable-energy-plus-storage microgrid at Marcus Garvey Village, a mixed-income apartment complex in New York City owned by  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Turning On N.Ireland’s Largest Solar Project!

    We’re pleased to announce the commissioning of a major solar development in Antrim, delivering over 32 MW of clean, renewable energy into the Northern Irish energy grid. This is Northern Ireland’s largest solar energy development. The Antrim project will create enough energy to power more than 11,000 homes. This latest Lightsource solar development will reduce Northern Ireland’s ...

  • New York PSC mandates grid-scale storage projects for investor-owned utilities

    With the mass proliferation of energy storage capacity, New York regulators have mandated investor-owned utilities deploy energy storage systems by the 2018. The state Public Service Commission (PSC) issued an order last week requiring each individual utility to have energy storage projects “deployed and operating at no fewer than two separate distribution substations or ...

  • Ohio PUC launches New York-style grid modernization, utility reform initiative

    The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has launched a review of the latest technological and regulatory innovation aimed at modernizing the electric grid and enhance the utility customer experience. PUCO officials said that the program, dubbed “PowerForward”, aims to chart a path forward for future grid modernization projects and regulations that could be integrated with ...

  • GTI Exhibiting at Value of Biogas East

    Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI) looks forward to exhibiting at the Value of Biogas East Conference. The event takes place on March 23-24, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. We invite all attendees to visit our booth, which will be co-located with the conference activities. Organized by the  ...

  • Pipelife Gas Stop Improves Gas Grid Safety for Enexis

    The Gas Stop automatically shuts off the gas supply of the 100 mbar household connection in case of sudden leakages, for example during digging or maintenance activities. The Dutch gas grid is already safe, and this Gas Stop will increase safety even more in case of sudden gas outflow. The Gas Stop is already used on a large scale in other countries. In some countries this Gas Stop is even a ...


    By Pipelife International GmbH

  • EnviTec Biogas signs cooperation agreement for the construction of a biogas plant in Indonesia

    Lohne-based EnviTec Biogas AG today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with PT Herfinta Farm & Plantation (Indonesia) and Calfield SDN BHD (Malaysia) for the construction of a biogas plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The plant will contribute a total of 4 MW to the green energy transition in Indonesia. The contract signing ceremony in Berlin was attended by His Excellency ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Landis+Gyr`s Smart Meters to Power Ambitious Project in Spain

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola has signed an order for the supply of more than 700,000 smart meters from Landis+Gyr, which was also chosen to provide a total of 1.5 million devices over the past six years. The newly ordered smart meters are of the latest generation and will be installed within the scope of the final phase of the STAR mass rollout, starting in 2017. By December 2018, IBERDROLA ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Guide to assessing viability of cogeneration projects published by ENER-G

    Cogeneration specialist ENER-G has published a free guide to assessing the economic feasibility of combined heat and power (CHP) projects. The guide, which is available to download, details the steps that building engineers and energy and facilities managers should take to prove the viability of a proposed CHP scheme to investors or board members. ...


    By ENER-G

  • GridBright to Leverage ARPA-E GRID DATA Repository to Support Integration of Solar

    GridBright, Inc. recently announced that it is part of three of the thirteen projects selected for award negotiations by the DOE SunShot Initiative ENERGISE; a $30M program to support integration of solar energy into the nation's electric grid, while diversifying the nation's electricity sources and improving the reliability and security of the electric grid. The three projects represent ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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