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..
The City of Mankato marked the opening today of Sibley Park’s Story Book Farm, and announced that the CHS Oilseed Processing plant, Mankato, is donating $100,000 to develop two other Sibley Park attractions. The CHS sponsorship will be used to construct a pergola and to develop the existing rock garden. CHS operates soybean crushing and refining facilities at Mankato and Fairmont, Minn., annually processing nearly 90 million bushels of soybeans... Read more..
IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, and The Clearing Corporation (TCC), today announced new agreements intended to advance their previously announced joint global clearing solution for Credit Default Swaps (CDS). Together with nine of the major global investment banks who are dealers in the CDS markets, ICE and TCC have entered into memorandums of understanding... Read more..
Foster Wheeler Ltd. announced that its Milan-based subsidiary Foster Wheeler Italiana S.p.A., part of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded a contract by Zwara Oil Refinery Company Limited (ZORCO) for consultancy and project management services for a planned new 200,000 barrels per stream day crude oil refinery at Mellita, near Zwara, in the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya. ZORCO is a project company in... Read more..
UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. company, announced that Samsung Everland has purchased 12 UTC Power 400 kW fuel cell systems for installation at a GS Power plant in the Town of Anyang, just outside Seoul. GS Power will use the electricity from the fuel cells to provide power for about 5 percent of Anyang’s population, with 40,000 megawatt hours total annual power output expected. The 4.8-megawatt plant will be operational in September... Read more..
The Shaw Group Inc. announced that its Energy & Chemicals Group has been awarded contracts by Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (Petrobras) to provide its proprietary ethylene technology, including its Ultra Selective Conversion (USC®) furnace equipment, basic engineering and technical services for a 1,000 KTA ethylene plant in Brazil. Shaw also will provide similar services for the recovery section of a petrochemical fluidized catalytic cracking (FCC)... Read more..
Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. announced the successful start of subcontract waste management and facility operations, through its East Tennessee Materials & Energy Corporation (M&EC) subsidiary, at the Department of Energy (DOE) Hanford Site. On October 1, 2008 CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) took control as the prime contractor of the DOE Hanford Site Plateau Remediation Contract. CH2M Hill, major subcontractors Fluor... Read more..
Energy consulting and management company Fellon-McCord & Associates announced the acquisition of the assets of DaCott Power & Transmission Solutions LLC (DP&T) from DaCott Energy Services Ltd. of Houston, TX. The acquisition gives Fellon-McCord a valuable new slate of power supply consulting services including a 24/7 power dispatch capability benefiting municipalities and energy cooperatives. As part of the purchase agreement, Patrick... Read more..
Casella Waste Systems, Inc., a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced today that operations at its Clinton County landfill gas-to-energy plant, producing clean energy from landfill methane gas, began ahead of schedule. This facility is the company’s fifth landfill gas-to-energy project. The new landfill gas-to-energy plant, located at the company’s Clinton County landfill in Morrisonville, NY,... Read more..
A company managed by Tenaska Capital Management, LLC (Tenaska Capital) has entered into an agreement with MACH Gen, LLC to acquire New Covert Generating Company, LLC, the owner of the Covert Generating Plant located near South Haven, Michigan. The Covert facility is a 1,100-megawatt, natural gas-fueled combined-cycle generating plant that sells power into the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO) market. The plant went into operation in 2004. The... Read more..