Organic Rankine Cycle News

  • CSP competition heats up as Fresnel design taps higher temperatures

    Global installed Fresnel CSP capacity is currently around 177 MW, compared with 4.2 GW of parabolic trough capacity and 629 MW of CSP tower capacity, according to the CSP Today Global Tracker. While Fresnel designs offer some cost advantages in manufacturing and installation, advancement of these systems was hindered by an inability to ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • ElectraTherm Power+ Generator Commissioned in Japan on Geothermal District Heating System

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, commissioned the Power+ Generator™ 4400 in Beppu, Japan. This is the first Power+ Generator in the country and it utilizes geothermal heat to generate fuel-free, emission-free electricity at the site. Commissioned in March, the Power+ runs off low temperature geothermal steam from a small district heating system. The ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm ORC to Generate Clean Energy from Biogas in Germany

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the Power+ Generator 4200 to a biogas facility in Germany, its third application in the country to utilize biogas to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, the site will use 100% of the heat to qualify for Germany’s EEG technology bonus amounting to additional profit and a ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Germany lends to Moroccan Noor project; US` Crescent Dunes hits full capacity

    Germany to help fund Morocco's Noor Midelt project German development bank KfW is to lend Morocco 400 million euros ($439 million) to finance the construction of the Noor Midelt solar power complex, Moroccan media reported. The agreement was signed during a meeting February 27 between Gerd Muller, Germany's economic development Minister and Mustapha Bakkoury, president of the ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • ElectraTherm ORC to Generate Clean Energy from Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the Power+ Generator 4400 to a chicken farm in the United Kingdom, its second application in the country to utilize biomass to generate emission-free electricity. Slated for a spring 2016 commissioning, the site uses a combination of biomass and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) technology. ElectraTherm utilizes Organic ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm ORC Technology Utilizes Biomass in United Kingdom

    ElectraTherm, a market leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, shipped the first Power+ Generator 6500 (up to 110kW electrical output) to a garden centre in the United Kingdom. Scheduled for commissioning in early 2016, the site will use biomass to generate clean electricity. The Power+ also acts as a Combined Heat & Power (CHP) unit with excess heat from the condensing side to ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Internationalization: Orcan Energy AG expands to Italy

    Orcan Energy AG resolutely carries on with its internationalization strategy and reported that for the first time, it has successfully commissioned an ePack, an ORC minigeneration unit, in Italy. The ePack was connected to a biogas plant in northern Italy and will produce about 160,000 kilowatt hours of CO2-free electricity - that is enough power for 40 four-person households. The demand in Italy ...


    By Orcan Energy AG

  • ElectraTherm Commissions First Radiator with a Payback

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to commission the first fully-integrated stationary engine and waste heat to power generator. ElectraTherm’s Power+ Generator™ was integrated with a Cummins KTA-50 1.1 megawatt engine to increase fuel efficiency, in addition to replacing the engine’s ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Additional electricity generated with the same input with ORC technology

    More electricity with the same input? That's what the Organic Rankine Cycle technology (ORC) employed by the Lower Saxon biogas plant manufacturer EnviTec Biogas can do. Biogas plant operators in particular can profit from the procedure that the listed company already uses successfully throughout Europe. ORC technology was originally developed for operation of steam turbines using an alternative ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • International CHP Specialist of the Year

    Clarke Energy has been announced ‘CHP Specialist of the Year’ in Acquisition International’s Business Excellence Awards. In their press release Siobhan Hanley Global Awards Coordinator ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Clarke Energy wins Innovation Award from the REA for the Development of System Creating Renewable Power from Heat

    Clarke Energy has been announced the winner of the Innovation Award at the British Renewable Energy Awards 2014. Competition was tight with a total of 39 companies short-listed under 12 categories. The award is in recognition for the development of its first project with a cutting edge ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Clarke Energy Short-listed in ADBA Awards

    Clarke Energy has been short-listed in the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association’s Annual Awards. The company has been nominated as a potential recipient of the innovation award for the new organic rankine cycle engine project at Agri-gen’s facility in ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Industrial Combined Heat and Power Capacity Will Grow 30 Percent per Year Through 2023

    Enabling facilities to achieve efficiencies of up to 85 percent while simultaneously generating electricity and heat, combined heat and power (CHP) is a proven strategy for reducing total energy use in the industrial sector. CHP is one of the few options in the portfolio of energy alternatives that combine environmental benefits with economic viability and improved competitiveness. ...

  • ADBA Conference 2013

    Clarke Energy will once more be exhibiting at the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association’s (ADBA) annual conference. The event will take place on the 3rd of December at One Great George Street in London. Clarke Energy is a specialist in the supply, engineering, installation and maintenance of biogas CHP units. Come talk ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Biogas CHP webinar

    Clarke Energy in collaboration with GE Power & Water, the Anaerobic Digestion and Biogas Association (ADBA) and the Renewable Energy Association will be delivering a webinar on Biogas CHP – New Technologies, New Policy & Markets on the 28th November at 10am GMT. The free webinar ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • EnviTec Biogas impresses German customers with ORC technology

    More than half of the energy used worldwide in the industrial and agricultural sectors is lost as waste heat. The sustainable use of the waste heat thus opens up new avenues for alternative generation of electric energy not just in Germany. It is primarily the biogas plant operators who profit from the rotation principle of Organic Rankine Cycle technology (ORC), which the biogas plant ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • New Market Study on Global Combined Heat & Power Market 2012-2018

    Combined heat and power (CHP) generation is also known as cogeneration. It is an integrated process of generating electricity and thermal power in usable form. It reduces carbon emission by nearly 30% compared to conventional generation by a power station and a boiler.  CHP generation process can be applied to fossil as well as renewable fuels. It provides a cost-effective clean power ...


  • SunSi to Install Its Proprietary Renewable Energy System at Subsidiary of a Top 400 Chinese Company

    SunSi Energies Inc. ("SunSi") (OTCQB: SSIE), an international manufacturer, seller and distributor of energy products and solutions, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent to install one of its proprietary, modular Organic Rankine Cycle systems ("ORC unit") at Zibo Qilin Fushan Iron & Steel Company ("Qilin"), a steel producing company located in the Shandong province of ...


    By Marketwire

  • SunSi Completes Acquisition of Controlling Interest in TransPacific Energy, Inc.

    SunSi Energies Inc. ("SunSi") (OTCQB: SSIE), a renewable energy company and provider of the specialty chemical trichlorosilane, today announced that it completed the acquisition of a controlling interest in TransPacific Energy, Inc. ("TPE"), increasing its equity stake to approximately 51%. As a result, SunSi will immediately begin to consolidate TPE's operating results on a prospective basis. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Pratt & Whitney Power Systems to Deliver Biomass Heat Recovery Power Plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada

     Pratt & Whitney Power Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a 13 MW biomass heat recovery power plant for West Fraser Timber Company in British Columbia, Canada. The state-of-the-art power plant will provide clean, carbon-neutral power to the company's Chetwynd Forest Industries plant utilizing two Turboden 65 HRS Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) turbogenerators. Turboden is a Pratt ...


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