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  • Aclara to Acquire a Majority Interest in General Electric Philippines Meter & Instrument Company

    Aclara has acquired GE's majority equity position in General Electric Philippines Meter & Instrument Co., Inc. (GEPMICI), the market leader for electric meters in the Philippines. GEPMICI is a joint venture between GE and Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the largest electric distribution company in the Philippines. As a result of the acquisition, Aclara will own a majority ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • Innovyze Releases InfoWorks ICM Generation V8

    Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced the release of the V8 Generation of InfoWorks ICM, its comprehensive urban drainage modeling solution. InfoWorks ICM enables users to work more efficiently and ...


    By Innovyze

  • Power specialist Smith Brothers sets its sights on solar

    Yorkshire-based high voltage power specialist Smith Brothers has added the energisation of two prominent solar farms to its fast-growing success story. Having been assigned the design and build contract for Wreay Farm in Carlisle by renewables developer Anesco, the team of electrical engineering experts was also enlisted as the independent connections provider by solar giant Ethical Power for ...

  • Are printable solar panels the future of solar power?

    "Despite places like Australia being bathed in sun, the cost of traditional silicon-based solar cells hasn't inspired people to buy, buy, buy," said Johnny Lieu at Mashable​. But new superthin, printable solar panels could bring the price of rooftop solar power down dramatically. Researchers at the University of Newcastle in Australia are testing solar cells that use electronic inks ...


    By Klean Industries Inc

  • More than $10 billion to be spent on new generation worldwide—most of it on renewables

    The world’s energy mix is continuing to evolve with wind and solar projected to account for 82 percent of the installed generation capacity by 2040, as the role of coal and even natural gas decline, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) forecast. Installed solar capacity will increase 14-fold and wind capacity fourfold by 2040, according to BNEF’s 2017 New Energy Outlook. ...

  • Optomec Announces NASA Award for Adaptive Laser Sintering System

    Optomec, a leading global supplier of production-grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed electronics and 3D printed metals, today announced that the company was awarded a NASA SBIR contract for the further development of an Adaptive Laser Sintering System (ALSS)  The success of this endeavor will ...


    By Optomec Inc.

  • SunEQ signs PPA for 5 MW solar project with Namibia`s largest cement factory

    SunEQ, a solar asset development platform based in Germany, announced the signing of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 5 MW solar project with Ohorongo Cement, one of the largest energy consumers in Namibia. It is the first major milestone for the sister company of independent German consultancy Suntrace, on its way towards becoming an independent power producer. The groundbreaking ...


    By Krampitz Communications

  • Steam Turbines For Jordanian Project

    Siemens said it will supply the key components for the Attarat steam power plant in Jordan. The customer China Energy Engineering Group Guangdong Power Engineering Co. Ltd. will build the facility as general contractor for the operator of the plant, the Attarat Power Company. Siemens’ scope of supply comprises two SST5-5000 steam ...

  • Pushing Plant’s Power

    GE’s Power Services and Songas Ltd. have signed a multiyear service agreement (MYA) to upgrade equipment at Songas’ Ubungo Power Plant in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The MYA encompasses GE’s Fleet360* platform of total plant solutions, helping Songas ensure the long-term, reliable operation of its power plant, GE ...

  • ALLCOT to develop a project in Senegal to reforest mangroves which will generate carbon credits

    ALLCOT Group, a sustainability company that serves clients on three continents, will develop a project in Senegal to reforest mangroves that will generate carbon credits.   The company plans to undertake a programme of several small projects (known as a Programme of Activities) in the regions of Casamance and Sine Saloum.   ALLCOT has signed an agreement with Oceanium, a Senegalese ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Bullfrog Power partners with the Northern Village of Green Lake on community centre solar installation

    A community centre in the Northern Village of Green Lake (Green Lake), located 300 km north of Saskatoon, has a new solar installation thanks in part to a partnership between Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and Green Lake. ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • Powerful Backup

    Cummins Power is reporting that Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., one of the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer in the world, will use its generator sets for Huawei’s first data center project in Turkey. Cummins, which is the global diesel generator supplier of Huawei, ...

  • Emerging Business Models in Energy Storage Market Close the Gaps in Distributed Power Generation

    Growing demand for distributed energy generation and energy storage system (ESS) technologies is producing new ESS business models, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan. In Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, innovative models will open up ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • UL Issues Certification of Power over HDBaseT Cables

    The HDBaseT Alliance, the cross-industry group tasked with promoting and advancing the HDBaseT standard, and Alliance Contributor member UL, the global safety science company dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, have announced the issuance of the new Power over HDBaseT (PoH) Cable Certification to ...


    By UL LLC

  • SnowPure Receives US President`s

    SnowPure Receives Export Award SnowPure Water Technologies, who makes and sells industrial and medical water purification technologies into the $5 billion global ultrapure water market, today was presented the prestigious U.S. Presidential "E" Award. Created by Executive Order by the President this award is the highest ...


    By SnowPure Water Technologies

  • Ethane Goes To Sea

    MAN Diesel & Turbo said the world’s first ME-GIE (-Gas Injection Ethane) two-stroke engine has successfully passed gas trials on board the Gaschem Beluga, a liquefied ethylene gas (LEG) carrier, while sailing between Houston and the Bahamas. The Mitsui-MAN B&W 7G50ME-C9.5-GIE unit is the first in a series of two ...

  • GWPC launches state-powered WellFinder mobile application

    The Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) announced today the release of RBDMS WellFinder, a free mobile application powered by data directly from state regulatory programs, which allows users to locate and select oil and natural gas wells from an interactive map to display valuable data and information.  RBDMS WellFinder utilizes well data directly from state regulatory programs. This ...

  • Pilotproject SteamExpander at Emmtec succesful

    Emmtec Industry & Business Park is a unique place in the Drentse Emmen. Here, scientific and research institutions and regional businesses bundle their knowledge and skills to create new, innovative businesses in the plastics sector. The Emmtec Industry & Business Park currently houses about 14 businesses and organisations. From high pressure to low pressure Richard de ...


    By Innecs Power Systems

  • Power For The Paper

    Italian paper manufacturer Lucart Group has ordered two of GE’s new NovaLT12 gas turbines for cogeneration applications at two facilities in the Tuscany region. The NovaLT12 is 12% smaller than the NovaLT16 and can operate at up to 37% efficiency when working at full load, GE said. ...

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