Feb. 10 - On January 26 Turboden was awarded the Best Innovation Prize 2016 by its mother company Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Mr. Miyanaga, president and CEO, delivered the award to Davide Colombo, Turboden Fluid Dynamic and Turbine R&D Design, at MHI headquarters in Tokyo.
Nov. 18, 2016 - Turboden has officially joined COGEN Europe. COGEN Europe is the European association for the promotion of cogeneration whose main goal is to work towards a wider use of cogeneration in Europe for a more sustainable energy future.
High efficiency NOx removal for biomass applications May 17, 2016 - Jansen Combustion and Boiler Technologies and Ecospray Technologies have formed an alliance to offer high efficiency NOx removal for biomass applications, including:
March 17, 2016 - According to a report from RnR Market Research entitled, Global Biomass Boiler Market 2016-2020, analysts forecast the biomass boiler market to grow at a CAGR of 6.43% worldwide from 2016 to 2020.
July 7, 2015 - Maine Energy Systems is now the sole distributor for MESys/ÖkoFEN pellet-fired boiler and furnace systems for all of Canada.
Jan. 22, 2015, Coolidge, GA - Hurst Boiler, an international manufacturer of a complete line of gas, oil, solid fuel, wood, waste, coal, biomass and hybrid fuel-fired steam and hot water boilers since 1967, announces the launch of its new, user-friendly online CAD download solution, featuring their latest boiler models and plan view configurations.
Dec. 9, 2014, Sullivan County - To minimize reliance on foreign fossil fuels and to reduce carbon emissions, Sullivan County, NH, headed by Facilities Director John Cressy and his team, conducted extensive research into biomass fuel technology. After looking at almost two dozen plants, the county purchased a Hurst (http://www.hurstboiler.com/) biomass boiler district heating system with a backpressure steam turbine/generator. The Hurst system will serve the County’s 166-bed nursing home and 168-bed prison complex as well as two smaller onsite buildings in Unity, New Hampshire.“I ran into a competitor at the Northeast Biomass Conference 2 years ago and was shown some of his equipment,” said John Cressy, Director of Facilities for Sullivan County. “We liked the concept and robust nature of the “walking floor” so I specified it in our bid package. The equipment specified by the winning bidder turned out to be Hurst equipment. I hadn’t even heard of Hurst; but after learning what I did, I was delighted that they were central to our project.” The Biomass Combined Heat and Power (CHP) District Energy System constructed at the Unity Complex is almost entirely fueled by locally sourced, renewable wood chips (provided by Cousineau Forest Products of Henniker, N.H.). Producing inexpensive heat and electricity for the over 215,000 square feet of conditioned space, the system has replaced 95% of fuel oil purchases and 10% electric purchases in the nursing home.“Even though it’s still a new system, I’m very pleased with the Hurst equipment,” Cressy said. “It’s robust, which is important in New Hampshire, as we put heating systems through a lot up here.” At the equipment dedication ceremony in April, 2014, Jeff Barrette, Chairman of the Sullivan County Commission, stated “It [the system] has been operating since December and has already saved us about $100,000. This will significantly lower our energy costs and create a net savings in the first year of operation.” Sullivan County officials project that the annual fuel savings will pay for the construction bond within fifteen years.Authorized Hurst Boiler representative Bob Waller, and his company Thermal Systems Inc., coordinated and performed all specification and procurement services for the project. Waller and TSI oversaw the development of the equipment specifications, the equipment arrangement design, and the procurement of the components necessary to meet the requirements of the county initiative.To read the Hurst Boiler – Sullivan County, NH Biomass District Energy Project Case Study, visit http://www.hurstboiler.com/news/nh-energy-project-provides-benefits.
June 27, 2014, Coolidge, Ga. - Hurst Boiler has announced the patent approval for its new counter-flow device designed to improve boiler efficiency. Integrated inside of the pressure vessel, Hurst’s optional counter-flow device is factory-built into the company’s Thermal Master Counter-Flow Boiler Series and can be added to any of Hurst’s packaged Scotch Marine and Euro Series boilers, depending on desired efficiency requirements.
February 10, 2014, Kingsey Falls, Que. - Cascades Boxboard Group – Jonquière received an award at the 24th Energia Awards ceremony. The Bureau de l’efficacité et de l’innovation énergétiques (BEIE) presented the prestigious award to the Jonquière plant for optimizing the performance of its biomass boiler.
August 3, 2013, Prince Albert, SK - Heat Smart Plus Inc., the factory representatives for Manitoba-based Piney Manufacturing, says its new biomass heating system has gained EPA qualification for North American distribution.
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December 14, 2012, Donaskeigh, IR - A new range of pellet boilers has arrived on the Canadian market from Irish manufacturer WES (Wood Energy Solutions).
October 29, 2012, Helsinki, FI – Metso will supply Jönköping Energi’s combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Torsvik, Sweden, with a new biofuel-fired boiler.
October 10, 2012, Norcross, GA – High efficiency of the production and operational reliability are the key performance indicators for an innovative plant that will be equipped with Metso's valve and field instrument solutions.
October 9, 2012, Renfrew, UK – Doosan Power Systems (DPS) has successfully secured a contract for the conversion of a 227MWe lignite fired boiler to 100 percent biomass at the Atikokan Generating Station.
August 16, 2012, Wichita, KS – Uniconfort biomass boilers will now be available in Western Canada, thanks to an agreement between Alternative Energy Solutions and Canada Powerhouse.
Mar. 28, 2012 - Anesco Ltd. is helping businesses to green up their energy credentials after launching an innovative new scheme to provide fully funded biomass boiler installations in the UK.
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