Raser Technologies, Inc., a leader in geothermal power generation, inaugurated late yesterday its first commercial-scale power plant, in Beaver County, Utah, demonstrating the viability of advanced technology that can make geothermal a major price-competitive resource for this country’s energy supply. The plant’s output has already been committed to supply electricity to Anaheim. The company noted that the Beaver County plant, called Thermo, was... 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..
Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world’s leading manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, today announced that it has received payment from UTC Power, a United Technologies Corp. company, for completion of the “Microturbine Build” milestone as part of the 200kW microturbine development and commercialization program. The “Microturbine Build” milestone marks the completion of five of the six milestones that were outlined as part of a... Read more..
Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), providers of the world-leading gPROMS advanced process modelling (APM) software and related services and winner of the prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering’s 2007 MacRobert Award for Engineering Innovation, today announced its move to a significantly expanded new head office in Hammersmith, London. gPROMS software and related services are used to accelerate innovation by process and technology companies around... Read more..
By the end of 2008, the world headquarters of Merck & Co., Inc. in Whitehouse Station, N.J., will have the largest ground-mounted solar power tracking system in the eastern half of the United States. A 1.6-megawatt SunPower solar tracking power system, comprising approximately 7,000 solar panels, will cover seven acres of Merck’s 1,000-acre site. Through a type of arrangement that is making large solar installations more feasible, the system... Read more..
Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp., achieved another milestone in its connection to the 2008 Beijing Games, securing nearly 70 percent of all heating, ventilating and air-conditioning contracts for the venues. Carrier supplied a full line of integrated systems to the Summer Games facilities, ranging from AquaSnap® air-cooled chillers with Puron® refrigerant to large centrifugal chillers to air-handling units, fan coil units and the... Read more..