on-site power News

  • EPA powers up contaminated sites into renewable energy

    In a novel approach to return land to productive use, EPA has identified thousands of properties that could potentially host solar, wind or biomass energy production facilities. EPA pinpointed these energy assets using Google Earth and has listed each property’s attributes for energy redevelopment. “EPA is putting renewable energy production on the virtual map,” said EPA Administrator Stephen L. ...

  • Google building next data center at Alabama power plant site

    Google is converting an old coal-burning power plant in Alabama into a sleek data center running on renewable energy to fuel the additional computing capacity needed to process Internet search requests, show digital video, give directions, deliver email and store photos. The $600 million project announced Wednesday marks Google's first commitment in eight years to build a U.S. data center. It ...


    By Associated Press

  • Solar panels power groundwater cleanup at Davis, California superfund site

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Jared Blumenfeld, U.S. Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency today hosted a press conference and media tour to provide details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An innovative electrical ...

  • Reducing costs for power curve measurements: Site calibration performed with LiDAR

    Utrecht/Lelystad, The Netherlands, 16 November 2015 – For the first time ever, LiDARs were used for a site calibration in preparation of IEC-compliant power curve certification measurements for a wind turbine prototype. Stand-alone LiDARs have been used for years to assess the wind resource for project development. The technology has global recognition within the wind energy industry and ...


    By Ecofys

  • FEMP Offers Training on Federal On-Site Renewable Power Purchase Agreements

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) recently revised and updated Federal On-Site Renewable Power Purchase Agreements, an e-Training core course. This refreshed eTraining core course provides federal energy ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Nations Energy Secures Site for Kamloops Biomass Power Projects

    Nations Energy Corporation ("Nations Energy" or the "Company") through its wholly owned subsidiary, Cedarhurst Forestry Products Inc., has entered into a 15-year lease agreement with Biosource Power Ltd. concurrent to their purchase of the lands buildings and pellet manufacturing facilities located at 10285 Dallas Road in Kamloops from Farm Credit Canada. The Purchase is expected to be ...


  • 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

  • New Wärtsilä power plant to halve carbon emissions at Minnesota utility site

    Wärtsilä will supply a 47 MW Smart Power Generation power plant to Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) in Minnesota, USA. The order includes five Wärtsilä 34SG engines running on natural gas. The equipment will be delivered in the autumn of 2017, and the plant is expected to be fully operational in May 2018. “Wärtsilä engines are an important piece of RPU’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

  • Community benefits for sites that host new nuclear power stations: Michael Fallon

    The Department of Energy and Climate change is today announcing a package of benefits for the communities that host any new nuclear power stations. The new nuclear programme will substantially contribute to the Government’s growth strategy; creating significant numbers of jobs around the UK, bringing investment in the UK’s nuclear and wider construction supply chains, and encouraging ...

  • Huhne visits proposed site of UK’S first new nuclear power station

    New nuclear programme moves to next stage as consultation on list of suitable sites closes Chris Huhne, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, visited EDF Energy’s site at Hinkley Point in Somerset today as the Government’s consultation on Energy National Policy Statements approached its end. Visiting Hinkley Point in Somerset, already the location of ...

  • GE’s Distributed Power on-Site Technologies Supporting Algeria’s Soaring Energy Needs

    With more countries in Africa expanding their use of natural gas-fueled on-site power technologies to address their domestic energy demands, GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today announced orders for eight trailer-mounted GE TM2500+ aeroderivative gas turbine-generators and the first Jenbacher gas engine project in Algeria. The new orders are the latest in a series of major power ...


    By General Electric

  • Climate protection on industrial sites

    Refuse derived fuels in industrial power plants help to save CO2 Power plants on industrial sites can reduce the owner's costs for power, steam or heat production. Onsite power stations also help to prevent CO2 emissions if fossil feedstocks are substituted with refuse derived fuels (RDF). At the 'waste to energy' on May 9 to 10, 2007 in the Bremen Convention Center, experts from Germany and ...

  • Sharp and Enel Green Power Begin Operation of Solar Power Plants at Five Sites in Italy

    Osaka, Apr 12, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Sharp Corporation (below, "Sharp") and Enel Green Power(1) (below, "EGP"), announce that their joint venture company, Enel Green Power & Sharp Solar Energy S.r.l. (below, "ESSE"), which the two companies established in July 2010 for IPP business(2), began new operations at the end of March 2012 at solar power plants at five sites in Italy with a total ...


  • GE Launches New Distributed Power Business, Announces $1.4 Billion Investment to Meet World’s Need for on-Site Power

    GE Targets Global Energy Shift to Faster, More Affordable and Efficient on-Site Power Growing Investment to Go into Gas Engine, Turbine Technology, Products and Services for Customers GE White Paper, “The Rise of Distributed Power,” Predicts Distributed Power will Grow 40 Percent Faster than Global Electricity ...


    By General Electric

  • Clarke Energy and GE’s Distributed Power Collaborate on On-Site Power Plant to Boost Mozambique’s Local Grid

    GE’s Distributed Power and Clarke Energy Collaborate on IPP Power Plant to Boost Mozambique’s Local Grid GE Supplying 10 of its J624 Jenbacher Gas Engines for the Kuvaninga Energia Project 40 MW On-Site Power Plant to provide More Reliable Electricity to Grid in Southern Mozambique ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • GE’s Distributed Power and Clarke Energy Collaborate on on-Site Power Plant to Boost Mozambique’s Local Grid

    GE Supplying 10 of Its J624 Jenbacher Gas Engines for the Kuvaninga Energia Project 40-MW on-Site Power Plant to Provide More Reliable Electricity to Grid in Southern Mozambique Clarke Energy Contract Marks First Jenbacher Gas Engine Order in Mozambique GE Power & Water’s ...


    By General Electric

  • Powerful women

    Good afternoon, I am delighted to be here for the launch of the Sellafield Women’s Network. I would like to commend Dr Donna Connor on developing this inspiring initiative. Encouraging more women to enter the energy sector is a subject particularly close to my heart. Throughout my time in Government, I have campaigned to promote fair treatment and opportunity for women in the industry. ...

  • EPA proposes site in New Jersey for the superfund list of hazardous waste sites

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to add the Curtis Specialty Papers, Inc. site (also known as the James River Paper site) in Milford, Hunterdon County, New Jersey to the EPA’s National Priorities List (NPL) of sites with known releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants throughout the United States and its territories. The NPL ...

  • On-Site, Real-Time Isoflurane Measurements

    South Norwalk, CT, March 28, 2007 – A portable, mid-infrared specific vapor analyzer, designed for easy, on-site measurement of Isoflurane, has been introduced by Wilks Enterprise, Inc. The InfraRanTM Specific Vapor Analyzer provides on-site, real-time measurements of Isoflurane in the 0-30 parts per million (ppm) concentration range with resolution of less than 1 ppm. The analyzer is ideal for ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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