Thermal Energy International Inc. announce the following senior management appointments: Peter Bennett, Sales and Marketing Director, GEM Ltd. Peter Bennett joins the Company as Sales and Marketing Director, GEM Ltd. Mr. Bennett is responsible for the overall leadership and management of UK and European sales, marketing and business development activities. This includes expanding market presence and growth of the GEM(R) steam trap product line throughout... Read more..
Verenium Corporation, a pioneer in the development of next-generation cellulosic ethanol and high-performance specialty enzymes, announced today that Carlos A. Riva, President and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at the upcoming Credit Suisse Alternative Energy Conference as part of a panel discussion on biofuels and the future of transportation. The panel is scheduled from 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 and will take... Read more..
As part of its Operations & Maintenance business, EDF Energies Nouvelles is announcing the signature, by its US subsidiary enXco, of four new contracts covering 981 MW in capacity with US electricity companies. These contracts lift the total capacity managed by EDF EN under operations & maintenance contracts in the United States to over 3,000 MW. enXco, leader in operation and maintenance services for wind farms in the United States, has... Read more..
USA Biomass Chairman Robert Cleaves will chair Platts’ highly anticipated national Biomass Power Forum November 6-7 in Florida, which features biopower experts from throughout the country — including Cleaves — who will explore biomass economics, key biomass finance structures, the role biomass plays in meeting RPS, and opportunities for expansion and financial investment in this growing industry. “It’s an honor to chair... Read more..
EDF Energies Nouvelles is continuing its strategy of purchasing photovoltaic panels by signing an order for a further 75 MWp in capacity from First Solar due for delivery in 2009 and 2010. This deal between EDF Energies Nouvelles and US company First Solar, which manufactures thin-film technology photovoltaic modules, comes on top of the contracts already signed in July 2007 and early 2008 for 292 MWp in capacity due for delivery between year-end... Read more..
EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the signature of an agreement with Xcel Energy to build two wind farms, namely a 201 MW facility in Minnesota to be delivered in 2010 and a 150 MW wind farm in Dakota to be delivered in 2011. The agreement between enXco, the US subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, and Xcel Energy, the leading producer of wind-generated power in the United States, covers the development and construction of the 201 MW Nobles wind farm... Read more..
The Netherlands and Malaysia have joined forces to dispel the confusion that has arisen surrounding greenhouse gas emissions from oil palm cultivation in tropical peatland areas. Dutch Minister Cramer (Housing, Regional Development and Environment) and Malaysian Minister Chin (Plantation Industries and Commodities) set up the Joint Committee on Carbon Emissions, which is charged to shed light on this subject in the coming years. The cultivation of... Read more..
Casa Energia Expo, the important event dedicated to homes that produce and save energy, will be held once again at the Datchforum of Assago, Milano, from 7 to 9 November, and will have on show materials, technologies, products and services for a new way of living able to combine comfort, wellbeing and environmental sustainability. With 6, 000 square metres of exhibition area divided over two pavilions, and a rich conference programme, the Fair, now... Read more..
Biofuels Power Corporation announced that it will manage a project to use wood chips and other refuse from Hurricane Ike cleanup activities in the metro Houston area to fuel a pilot scale power generation and carbon sequestration project that will be connected to the ERCOT grid and provide up to 4 MW of low cost green electricity for Houston. The other operating partners in the project are DSMC of Humble, Texas, a waste wood storage facility owner... Read more..
Today, the Council on Competitiveness announced that The Honorable Alexander “Andy” Karsner has joined the Council on Competitiveness as a Distinguished Fellow. Karsner, who recently left his post as Assistant Secretary of Energy for Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, brings extensive public and private sector experience to the position. His energy expertise will be critical in guiding the Council’s Energy Security, Innovation... Read more..