waste heat engine News

  • Running on waste heat

    Original story at MIT News It’s estimated that more than half of U.S. energy — from vehicles and heavy equipment, for instance — is wasted as heat. Mostly, this waste heat simply escapes into the air. But that’s beginning to change, thanks to thermoelectric innovators such as MIT’s Gang ...

  • In Seattle waste heat is being recovered to heat buildings

    David Ferris reports in EnergyWire on creative waste heat recovery in Seattle Wash.. First he updates the progress of Amazon’s new campus in the Denny Triangle, which will be heated by otherwise wasted heat generated by a data center in the Westin Building across the street; then he describes the use of waste heat from the air conditioning system ...

  • A New Way to Harness Waste Heat

    Original story at MIT News Vast amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and by electric power plants; researchers around the world have spent decades seeking ways to harness some of this wasted energy. Most such efforts have focused on thermoelectric devices, solid-state materials that can produce electricity ...

  • MIT students seek to harness waste heat

    MIT's cogeneration plant, which provides most of the electricity, heat and air conditioning for the campus, could get even more efficient if a team of students' project to harness surplus heat works as expected. Andy Muto and Daniel Kraemer, graduate students in mechanical engineering, and Bryan Ho, a graduate student in materials science and engineering, have been working together on a ...

  • Innovative energy technology transforms wasted heat into electricity

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing two companies for innovative new products that recycle wasted energy and turn it into usable electricity in homes or small buildings. Micro combined heat and power (CHP) systems are an emerging technology that can help change how we use and produce energy in our homes while protecting people’s health. When offsetting ...

  • Clarke Energy & Agri-gen creating renewable energy from waste heat

    Clarke Energy has secured its first order for a revolutionary technology that creates electricity from waste heat. Agri-gen a developer of anaerobic digestion plants has signed an order with Clarke Energy to supply the system to its Rendlesham anaerobic digester in Ipswich. Clarke Energy secures its first orders for two of GE’s ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract by Lukoil for Waste Heat Boiler in Russia

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by a subsidiary of JSC LUKOILfor the supply of a waste heat boiler for LUKOIL Nizhegorodnefteorgsyntez Refinery, Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia. The value of Foster Wheeler’s contract was not disclosed and was ...


  • Heat-recovery boiler -- Waste energy recycling is need in China company

    The Horizontal, watertube heat-recovery(HRSG) ...


  • Neo Code Energy becomes an ElectraTherm dealer for waste heat generators

    ElectraTherm just awarded Neo Code Energy of Vancouver, Canada their first Canadian Dealership. The mission of Neo Code Energy is to create jobs and provide significant economic benefits to the local economy while producing clean, reliable, sustainable, and renewable energy. Neo Code will perform as a technical project management team with strong strategic and analytical thinking skills, and will ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for Waste Heat Recovery Unit in Thailand

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. (Samsung) for a waste heat recovery unit for PTT Public Company Limited’s (PTT) Power Generation and Heat Recovery project at the Map Ta Phut Industrial Complex in Thailand. Samsung ...


  • ElectraTherm Announces New Name for Waste Heat to Power Generator

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, has changed the name of its product line from the Green Machine to the Power+ Generator™. The new name was developed to better describe the product and its primary function. ElectraTherm’s Power+ Generator produces fuel-free, emission-free power from waste heat utilizing Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) and proprietary ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • ElectraTherm’s Waste Heat to Power Technology Reduces Flaring at Oil Well

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, partnered with a major oil and gas company to commission a Power+ Generator™ at a North Dakota oil well. The Power+ captures the natural gas that would otherwise be flared to generate electricity and reduce or eliminate onsite flaring. In collaboration with distributor Gulf Coast Green Energy, the project successfully ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Pratt & Whitney to Highlight Importance of Waste Heat-to-Power Solutions

      EAST HARTFORD, Conn., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney Power Systems (PWPS), a world leader in Organic Rankine Cycle solutions for waste heat, biomass, geothermal and solar thermal power applications, will host the California "Waste Heat to Power Road Show." The three-day event will include experts from industry, finance and government and will focus on the ...


  • Combined Heat and Power in Ireland

    The cogeneration of electricity and heat is referred to as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP is highly fuel efficient as over 90% of the energy contained within the fuel can be converted into useful power. A consumer of electricity and heat normally has two main choices for their power needs. Their first option is to buy the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Speech to the Community Heat Conference

    I’m delighted to be invited join you at your first Community Heat Conference. Amongst a number of things that struck me when I joined DECC was the scale of its heat challenge – but also how communities and heat fit so well together. In the UK we cannot operate - as businesses, local authorities or communities without heat –we also need a secure energy future and we must tackle ...

  • Smart home heating and cooling

    Original story at MIT News Smart temperature-control devices — such as thermostats that learn and adjust to pre-programmed temperatures — are poised to increase comfort and save energy in homes. Now MIT spinout Ecovent is further refining this technology with an automated system of vents and sensors that allows ...

  • Don`t waste the waste

    Biogas analysis cannot be underestimated: get it right and protect revenues, get it wrong and those revenues will quickly plummet There is no denying that biogas is valuable. It may not be the most pleasant material to handle — hot, wet, dirty, smelly, corrosive, toxic — but handled correctly, it is worth a lot of money to whomever is producing it. Encouraged, subsidised, ...


    By Geotech

  • E.ON Selects GE’s J920 FleXtra Gas Engine for Largest Combined Heat and Power Plant in Northern Germany

    CHP Plant to Generate Enough Power and Heat for 21,500 Households GE’s J920 FleXtra Offers Highest Electrical Efficiency in 10-Megawatt Engine Class Construction Planned to Begin in March 2014 GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that E.ON Hanse Wärme GmbH is planning to build northern Germany's largest gas engine combined heat and power (CHP) plant, which will use ...


    By General Electric

  • Funding boost for low carbon heating

    Minister for Energy and Climate Change Greg Barker today announced the latest round of successful projects through the Heat Networks Delivery Unit that will provide heating to local homes and businesses through new projects using a range of low carbon technologies, including energy from waste or recovered heat taken from industry. Each project is designed to provide more efficient heating to ...

  • Ground Source Heat Pump Association

    Check against delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking here today at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s fourth technical seminar with so many esteemed representatives from across industry and academia… and not just from the UK! I’m always keen to see the progress that other countries are making on renewable energy so it’s good to see delegates ...

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