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  • Eliminating Energy-Related Carbon Emissions Possible, New IRENA Study Finds

    Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions can be reduced by 70% by 2050 and completely phased-out by 2060 with a net positive economic outlook, according to new findings released this week (3/20) by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Perspectives for the Energy Transition: Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy Transition, launched on the occasion of the Berlin Energy ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • NRECA Applauds Trump Clean Power Plan Executive Order

    U.S. National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) CEO Jim Matheson issued the following statement on President Trump'#39;s executive order on the Clean Power Plan: "Affordable and reliable power is fundamental to a successful economy. We appreciate the Trump administration working to protect American families and businesses from the potentially devastating impacts of the Clean Power ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • U.S. Senate forwards bill to license advanced nuclear power

    A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators easily advanced a bill last week that will update regulations to help drive advanced nuclear power plants into the market. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted 18-3 to pass the bill, sponsored by Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), which is an updated version of a similar bill that stalled in the Senate last year.  The bill would require the ...

  • One of the World`s Largest Geothermal Power Plants Commences Commercial Operation

    Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) and Ormat Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced that the first unit of the Sarulla geothermal power plant, one of the world's largest power plants, located in Indonesia's North Sumatra, has commenced commercial operation. The approximately 110 MW power plant, which combines flash and binary technologies to provide a high efficiency power plant and 100% ...


    By Ormat Technologies, Inc.

  • LG Sonic presents algae control solution to improve water quality during Cleantech Exhibition in Beijing

    From Monday 20th of March to Friday 24th of March LG Sonic will be attending the EU-Gateway Clean Technologies Exhibition in Beijing, China. This exhibition brings together different companies in the cleantech industry and gets them acquainted with the Chinese market. For this visit, participants had the option to request a meeting with one of our representatives Mr. Yousef Yousef, (CEO of LG ...


    By LG Sonic

  • GE & Caithness Announce Innovative Power Deal that Could Exceed $1B to Build Multiple HA Combined-Cycle Power Plants in US

    GE and Caithness Energy recently announced an exclusive agreement with the intent to pursue development of multiple new HA combined-cycle power plants in the United States. The equipment package that GE will deliver as part of the agreement has a total value that could exceed $1 billion. The package is configured to include up to six high-efficiency HA gas turbines, six steam turbines, six heat ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • DESMI Pumps More Than a Match for Power Plant Residues

    Powering forward The world is gradually moving away from traditional energy production such as coal and gas and, as a result of the drive towards sustainability in recent years, waste-to-energy and biomass power plants have become a popular production method. Like their fossil-fuel colleagues, however, these plants must remove or ‘scrub’ potentially hazardous pollutants from ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • FPL Announces Sites Selected For Eight New Solar Power Plants

    Florida Power & Light Company announced the names and locations of its 2017 and 2018 universal solar projects, consisting of eight new 74.5-megawatt solar power plants that will be built over the next 12 months. The following four plants are expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2017: FPL Coral Farms Solar Energy Center, Putnam County FPL Horizon Solar Energy Center, Alachua ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New report shows coal plant closures needed by 2030 to meet Paris targets

    Entitled "A stress test for coal in Europe", it presents the first science-based shutdown schedule for the EU’s over 300 coal power plants – in order for it to meet the Paris Agreement’s long-term temperature goal.  The report shows that emissions from coal in the EU ...

  • Power bills set to rise by surprising 1% following latest Capacity Market auction

    The new Capacity Market surcharge will add around £378 million in total to business and home energy bills this year, increasing business energy costs by approximately 1%, according to Inprova Energy. But it's a much smaller price rise than was forecast, taking the energy industry by surprise and ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Helping Power the Northern Powerhouse

    The Northern Powerhouse is a concept to boost economic growth in the North of England championed by recent governments in the United Kingdom, particularly in the ‘core cities’ of Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Emissions Monitoring in India Call for Papers

    The organisers of CEM India are seeking both oral and poster presentations for the CEM India Conference and exhibition which will take place from the 26th-28th September in Delhi India. India is one of the world's fastest growing economies and is currently the third largest polluting country in the world emitting 2407 million metric tonnes of CO2 .To tackle this pollution ...

  • UAE’s first nuclear power plant to begin operating this spring

    The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has taken its last step before becoming the first Arab country capable of producing nuclear power, after the country’s regulator approved licenses to transport and store nuclear fuel. The Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) said early this week it had issued two licenses, one to the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) for the transport of ...

  • Tetra Tech Awarded U.S. Department of Energy blanket purchase agreement for environmental support services

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a blanket purchase agreement to provide National Environmental Policy Act support services to the U.S. Department of Energy. Tetra Tech is one of six contractors that will share in the blanket purchase agreements with a ceiling of $91 million over a 5-year period. Tetra Tech will provide support services for a wide ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Order for EfW Plant in Thailand

    A consortium formed by Hitachi Zosen Corporationand KPN Green Energy Solution Co., Ltd.(KPN), engaged in the engineering of renewable energy plants in Thailand,has received an order from WPGE Phetchaburi Co., Ltd. (WPP) for an Energy-from-Waste plant comprising a stoker-type waste incinerator with a processing capacity of 476tons per day and power output of 7,900kilowatts. Project ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • NuScale submits first SMR application to U.S. regulators

    NuScale Power has submitted its small modular reactor (SMR) design to U.S. regulators, the first design certification application for any SMR in the country. The company submitted its 12,000 page application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) last week. The NuScale SMR design consists of integrated pressurized water reactor modules capable of generating up to 50 megawatts (MW) of ...

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • EIA: Renewables to grow with or without Clean Power Plan

    The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says it predicts renewable energy sources will continue to grow at a record pace regardless of whether the incoming administration of President-elect Trump does away with key regulations like the Clean Power Plan (CPP). According to the EIA’s 2017 Annual Energy Outlook, the United States will become a net energy exporter sometime in the next ...

  • Thailand’s new substations will improve the electrical power system reliability for Bangkok’s growing industrial base

    The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) is rolling out a series of electrical power system substation and transmission projects that will significantly improve the reliability of electricity supply for industrial customers and increase the competitiveness of Thailand to attract investment. The EGAT made progress on the electrical power substation improvement program with the ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • Clarke Energy Exhibits at Biogaz Europe 2017

    Clarke Energy is the approved distributor and service provider for GE’s Jenbacher reciprocating engines. We are committed to provide high quality facilities offering a reliable service as well as long-term support for the maintenance of the installations. Our offerings range from the supply of an engine through to the turn key installation of a multi-engine power plant. Applications include ...


    By Clarke Energy

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