Posts tagged as CHP

Microgrid evolution fuels smarter energy management

Electrical power is essential. From the time when our alarm goes off in the morning to when we turn the lights off at night, we use electrical power. In terms of magnitude, each person in the US spends around $3052 on electricity (2012 figures). With a population of about 314-million people at the time, our […]

Generating power from sewage

The sewage treatment plant in Burgebrach, Bavaria, demonstrates how a municipal enterprise can effectively reduce its energy and disposal costs with the help of a biogas plant. For the existing sewage treatment plant, which serves a population of 13 000, Weltec has added a sludge digestion unit including energetic utilisation of sewage gas in the […]

First locally-made biogas generator delivered

Sustain Power delivered the first locally manufactured biogas combined heat and power (CHP) generator to Ibert, a local biogas company, for use at an abattoir near Pretoria recently. Manufactured with the assistance of Unique Hydra in Cape Town, the 220 kW CHP generator is a waste-to-energy converter, fueled by organic waste such as agricultural waste, […]

CHP capacity boosted by massive investments

  The Asia-Pacific (APAC) region’s distributed combined heat and power (CHP) installed capacity will grow from around 37,7 GW in 2013 to approximately 64 GW by 2019, at a cost of almost $56-billion, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. This is the second largest investment globally behind Europe, which is expected to spend about […]

New technologies, standards influence RE applications

by Dr. Wilfred Fritz, Cape Peninsula University of Technology How the new IEEE 929-200 standard has developed to ensure proper disconnection and restoration of utility interconnected inverters whenever there is a power failure. Please download the PDF