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  • Captive power plant efficiency for Africa

    Power distribution networks across Africa are notoriously unreliable. Frequent power interruptions can be enormously costly for many of the continent’s factories. Not only do power outages disrupt production batches, they can also damage or reduce the life of important plant components such as kilns. This too has a knock-on effect on wider the country’s gross domestic product – ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Uncovering Diesel Pollution: Five Places Where Dangerous Diesel Particulates Hide

    Santa Fe – Are you being exposed to dangerous diesel particulate air pollution in your neighborhood without knowing it? When most people think of diesels, images of giant construction equipment or super semis belching clouds of black smoke come to mind. But did you know diesels can also be stationary engines and that they are a part of everyone’s life, residing right around the corner from you? ...


  • Amyris Joins Diesel Technology Forum

    Amyris, Inc., (NASDAQ: AMRS), a renewable chemicals and fuels company, is the newest member of the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF), a non-profit organization that promotes the use of the latest clean diesel technologies in the United States. "In the rapidly developing field of renewable fuels, ...


    By Amyris Biotechnologies, Inc.

  • Guinness, Ogba Combined Heat & Power Plant

    Clarke Energy is delighted to announce another two orders from Guinness Nigeria for their Ogba and Benin City breweries. Guinness commenced production in Nigeria in 1962 with the building of its Ogba brewery located in Ikeja, Lagos. This brewery was the first outside of Ireland and Great Britain. Guinness Nigeria produces Foreign Extra Stout, ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Clarke Energy Deploys GE’s First 616 Diesel Engine in Australia at Diamantina Power Station

    Diamantina Power Station (DPS) in the city of Mt. Isa in the Australian state of Queensland has selected Clarke Energy to supply and install the country’s first highly efficient 2.6 MW 616 diesel engine from GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE). GE’s 616 diesel unit will ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • EPA announces $428,000 for Idaho clean diesel projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing over $428,000 in grant funds for Idaho to reduce harmful air pollution from diesel engines. The funds will be used replace old school buses and retrofit old school buses with advanced diesel technology, replace four tractors used in agriculture and convert irrigation pumping plants from diesel to electric power. “These projects provide ...

  • W2 Energy Nears Final Stages of Completion for Its Newly Acquired Bio-Diesel Plant

    W2 Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTWO) is pleased to announce that it is in the final stages of completion for its recently acquired Bio-diesel plant. As previously reported, W2 Energy recently purchased a fully operating turn-key bio-diesel plant from Agri-Green Biodiesel, Inc. The plant was successfully transported to the Company's 23,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Guelph, Ontario last month ...


    By XFuels Inc.

  • EPA Urged to Limit Pollution From Diesel Trains

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Air pollution from diesel locomotives is linked to about 3,400 premature deaths and other serious health effects every year, according to a new report released Thursday by the nonprofit advocacy group Environmental Defense. The organization is using the report to pressure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, to issue proposed national ...

  • Clearing the Northwest’s air with clean diesel technology

    Clean diesel technology is coming to the Northwest thanks to nearly $3.9 million in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants for advanced diesel and heat recovery technology. Dennis McLerran, Regional Administrator for EPA Region 10, highlighted the grants at an event in Portland, Oregon showcasing the Northwest states’ grant recipients. The grants are funded under the Diesel Emissions ...

  • Consortium wins teder to build US$430m Indonesian power plant

    A Consortium of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd and Toshiba Plant Systems & Service Corp has won a tender to build a US$ 430 million power generating project in Indonesia. The consortium will increase the capacity of the Muara Karang Power Plant in response to concern over power shortage. The objective of the project is to improve the tight power situation in the Java-Bali power system and ...


    By Environnement S.A

  • Carbon Sciences Announces GTL Solution for Power Plant CO2 Mitigation

    Carbon Sciences Inc. (OTCBB: CABN), the developer of a breakthrough technology to make liquid transportation fuels from natural gas and carbon dioxide, today announced that the company will offer a complete, gas-to-liquids (GTL) solution for power plants, transforming problematic CO2 emissions into valuable transportation fuels. Byron Elton, CEO of Carbon Sciences, commented, "There are 8,000 ...


    By Carbon Sciences, Inc.

  • IDB US$12.5m grant to help refurbish hydro power plant in Haiti

    The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$12.5 million grant for a program to refurbish Haiti’s hydroelectric plant and to improve the reliability of energy supply for its capital, Port-au-Prince. Over the past decade the Péligre hydroelectric plant (CHP) has contributed about half the energy distributed by the state-owned utility Électricité d’Haïti (EDH), which relies on ...

  • Next Alternative in Position to Aid as Germany Shuts Down Nuclear Power Plants

    Robert Ireland, CEO of Next Alternative, Inc. (XETRA: N4H), has relayed that reports citing Germany's refusal to use nuclear energy, has brought about an immediate need for alternative fuel solutions. In light of the crisis in Fukushima, Japan, Germany has quickly and permanently shut down eight of its nuclear power plants and will be closing the remaining nine plants in stages through 2022. ...


    By Marketwire

  • Fast, easy detection of biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05%

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce that its InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, with a new flow-through sample system, is now capable of accurately measuring biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05% in less than one minute. This is particularly important for nuclear power plants and pipeline operators as they need to ensure that little or no biodiesel is in their system. The ASTM Method D 975 ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • On-Site Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel Down to 0.05% Featured in Application Note

    A new application note from Wilks Enterprise features the InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, with flow-through sample system, for the accurate measurement of biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 0.05% in less than one minute.  This is particularly important for nuclear power plants and ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Fast, Easy Detection of Biodiesel in Diesel Fuel Down to 100 ppm

    Wilks Enterprise is pleased to announce a new InfraSpec VFA-IR Spectrometer, Model EB, with a flow-through sample system and automated syringe pump that accurately measures biodiesel in diesel fuel down to 100 ppm in less than five minutes.  This is particularly important for pipeline operators and nuclear power plants as the InfraSpec Spectrometer provides an easy, on-site check to ensure ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Diesel fuel can be made from Algae - Montana State University

    The same slippery brown algae that covers streamside rocks, making footing hazardous for anglers, contains oil that can be turned into diesel fuel, says a Montana State University microbiologist. Keith Cooksey is one of many U.S. scientists who studied the feasibility of turning algal oil into biodiesel in the 1980s. From 1978 to 1995 a study to investigate algae as a source of fuel and its ...

  • U.S. EPA Awards over $100,000 to Pacific Territories for Clean Diesel Projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded over $100,000 in grants for clean diesel projects in the Pacific Territories. This is part of the agency’s ongoing national campaign with $30 million being awarded to reduce harmful diesel exhaust that can lead to asthma attacks and premature deaths. The West Coast Collaborative administers the Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA) ...

  • First Galapagos wind turbines set to halve diesel imports

    To celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Galapagos' Islands discovery, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa Monday launched a program to end the use of fossil fuels on the Galapagos by 2015.  The initiative is led by the San Cristobal Wind Project, which erected three wind turbines near the town of El Progresso on San Cristobal Island.  The wind farm is on the island that suffered the worst oil ...

  • PA DEP Awards Nearly $517,000 in Clean Diesel Grants

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today it has awarded $516,637 in clean diesel grants to four organizations. Bucks County Transport, of Holicong; Jennings Transportation Corp., of Nazareth, Northampton County; Kuhn Transportation LLC, of ...

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