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Trust which runs Grantham Hospital wins award for its work on reducing carbon footprint

Grantham Hospital Summary The trust which runs Grantham Hospital has won an innovation award for its work on reducing its carbon footprint. United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust has won the Estates and Facilities Innovation Award at this year’s Health Business Awards. This award...


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COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Includes Key Renewable Energy Tax Credits

The National Law Review Summary The US stimulus bill passed into law yesterday includes several key extensions and additions to the tax credits available for renewable energy. The bill had been agreed to by Congress early last week and signed into law by the president last night. In Depth ...


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Atlas Copco Compressors And Siemens Turbines For Russian Combined Cycle Power Plant

Gas Compression Magazine Summary Atlas Copco Gas and Process (Atlas Copco) has secured a compressor order for a combined heat and power station in Russia. The order, placed by Entrade GmbH, is for three integrally-geared fuel gas booster compressors—two natural gas units and one syngas unit....


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Arup to Provides Infrastructure and Design Wheelabrator’s Kemsley Waste to Energy Plant

Waste Management World Summary London based engineering and architecture firm Arup has discussed its contribution to Wheelabrator Technologies UK’s new combined heat and power waste to energy facility, Wheelabrator Kemsley (K3) which entered full commercial operation in July 2020...


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ExxonMobil Announces Emission Reduction Plans; Expects to Meet 2020 Goals

StreetInsider.com Summary ExxonMobil said today it plans further reductions in greenhouse gas emissions over the next five years to support the goals of the Paris Agreement and anticipates meeting year-end 2020 reductions. ExxonMobil plans to reduce the intensity of operated upstream...


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Rolls-Royce unveils hydrogen-ready gas engine

Power Engineering International Summary Rolls-Royce is launching a new MTU Series 500 gas engine with a power range of 250 to 550 kilowatts and peak efficiencies of up to 42.6% in its class. The company says the gas gensets in particular offer a climate-friendly cogeneration solution for...


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Scott’s toilet paper plant is on a roll in Chester thanks to the pandemic

The Philadelphia Inquirer Summary A second wave of coronavirus has triggered a second wave of product shortages in grocery stores, though not as severe as the panic-driven hoarding that cleared shelves of everything from soup to sanitizer in March. This time around, many retailers have...


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Siemens SGT-700 gas-fired turbines delivered to CHP plant in U.S.

Power Engineering Summary Siemens Energy has delivered two gas-fired turbines for the combined heat and power (CHP) plant serving a new food ingredient processing facility in Indiana. The SGT-700 turbines—built and shipped from the Siemens production facility in Finspång, Sweden­—will...


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Geothermal energy could be solving the energy dilemma of European cities

Think GeoEnergy Summary Cities dominate energy demand. About 74% of Europe’s population lives in cities, and urban areas account for 60-80% of carbon emissions.[1] Weaning our cities off fossil fuels and replacing these with geothermal and other renewables is key. Geothermal district...


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Agreement for £230m UK waste-to-energy plant

The Chemical Engineer Summary MAJOR port group PD Port and Wentworth Clean Power (WCP) have entered an agreement for a project to develop a £230m (US$307.7m) waste-to-energy plant in Teesside, UK. The state-of-the-art facility will have capacity for 300,000 t/y of feedstock and will...