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More opportunities for cogeneration in Germany

The German government has published regulations for planned auctions for the country’s combined heat and power plants. The auctions are designated to attract CHP with up to 50 MW in capacity, with 100 MW on offer in the first auction set for December 2017. According to a first draft of the regulation based.....

NL: Geothermal energy for Fachjan

‘Geothermal Energy Project Vogelaer’ is geothermal energy extracted from the earth’s crust. The core of our earth is extremely hot (2,000 to 10,000 ˚C). This heat flows through conduction to the crust of the earth. This energy supply is virtually inexhaustible and therefore very sustainable and.....

Rolls-Royce supplies CHP for 30th greenhouse

Since the beginning of the year, two Rolls-Royce combined heat and power plants have been supplying energy to a new tomato greenhouse operated by Maxburg BVBA in Meer in Belgium. The two gas-powered gensets have reliably supplied over 20 Megawatt hours of heat and power to date. Maxburg is now the 30th.....

Canada: Carbon tax revenue not neutral

The federal government stands to raise as much as $280 million in revenue off provincial carbon taxes in Alberta and B.C. in the next two years despite claims carbon taxes would be revenue neutral for Ottawa.Both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Environment Minister Catherine McKenna have long insisted.....

For sale: 10 brand new Cummins natural gas generators

A global Private Negotiated Sale of ten (10) Cummins 2000 kW Natural Gas Generator Sets has been announced by TCL Asset Group Inc., Toronto Canada, on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada and its subsidiary NEP Holdings LP. This unprecedented offering represents an exceptional opportunity for power and.....

CAN (ON): "Cap and trade could cost as much as $8,684/ha"

Cap and trade is a hot issue among Ontario's greenhouse growers. What will it cost them? And are there alternatives, apart from moving to another province or even another country altogether? Ecostrat explores the issue in a new white paper:"In 2015, there were more than 223 vegetable and 400 flower.....

Jan VanderHout on Ontario's Cap and Trade:

"We are not making iPhones, but produce basic necessities of life"

A large part of Ontario's greenhouse industry is currently hit hard by the Cap and Trade program that came into effect on January 1. While the program is aimed at fighting climate change and rewards businesses that reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, smaller growers who emit less than 10,000 tonnes of Co2.....

Using energy to positively influence the climate

Energy and climate are connected. People all over the world try to control the climate and adjust it so we can benefit the most from it. We control the climate to create a pleasant living environment or to benefit products that require specific conditions.Since the industrial revolution, the increase in.....