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GRP, Active Energy Announce CoalSwitch JV (Ind. Report)
CoalSwitch,Georgia Renewable Power
Date: 2018-10-17
London-listed renewable energy company Active Energy Group Plc (AEG) reports it will enter into a joint venture (JV) with Georgia Renewable Power (GRP) for the installation of CoalSwitch production facilities in the US. GRP presently operates three biomass-to-energy power plants totaling 165MW capacity North Carolina and Georgia.

The JV company called the Active Energy Renewable Power will first carry out the installation works at the GRP's North Carolina facility to be followed by two additional CoalSwitch facilities at each of GRP's other biomass-to-energy power plant locations in Carnesville and Colbert, Georgia. Currently, the plants in Georgia are under construction and are targeted to be commissioned by the middle of next year. Under the JV, 25t per hour CoalSwitch facilities are planned for construction at each site, to be installed in the coming 36 months. The JV intends to expand the CoalSwitch production capacity up to 100 tonnes per hour in the region. (Source: Power Technology, 16 Oct., 2018) Contact: Active Energy, Michael Rowan, CEO, +44 (0)20 3021 1500,; Georgia Renewable Power,

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Veolia Confirms Georgia, NC Biomass Power Deals (Ind. Report)
Georgia Renewable Power,Veolia Energy
Date: 2018-04-06
Georgia Renewable Power LLC (GRP) reports the selection of Boston-based Veolia Energy Operating Services LLC to operate and maintain three biomass-to-energy facilities located in North Carolina and Georgia -- the 25-MW Lumberton facility in North Carolina and two 66-MW plants in Georgia slated to come into service by mid-2019.

The Lumberton site uses both biomass and poultry litter for fuel and sells its output to Duke Energy under a long-term PPA. The Georgia plants in Carnesville and Colbert will be selling their generated electricity to Georgia Power. Each of them will use approximately 500,000 tpy of biomass and/or poultry litter.

Veolia Energy Operating Services is a division within the North American business unit Veolia Environment SA. (Source: Georbia Power, Veolia, Renewables Now, 4 April, 2018) Contact: Georgia Renewable Power,; Veolia Energy,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Georgia Renewable Power,  Veolia Energy,  Biomass,  

Siemens Tech Selected for Georgia Biomass Power Plants (Ind. Report)
MasTec Power,Siemens,Georgia Renewable Power
Date: 2018-02-16
MasTec Power Corp., as the EPC contractor for Georgia Renewable Power LLC, is reporting the selection of Siemens as the technology partner for two new biomass power plants, Georgia Renewable- Franklin LLC in Carnesville, Georgia, and Georgia Renewable - Madison LLC in Colbert, Georgia. Both plants will incorporate Siemens' SST-600 steam turbines, SGen-100A air-cooled generators and three-phase step-up transformer technologies. Siemens will also deliver a SPPA-T3000 Control System to maximize overall plant performance through data analytics and improve safety, efficiency and reliability.

Slated for operation in summer 2019, the Georgia Renewable Power projects will supply sufficient power to approximately 120,000 homes. (Source: Siemens, PR, 15 Feb., 2018) Contact: MasTec Power Corp., Ben Gilbert, VP Bus. Dev., (305) 795-2469,; Georgia Renewable Power,

More Low-Carbon Energy News Biomass,  MasTec Power,  Georgia Renewable Power,  Siemens,  

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