THE federal government aims to legislate for a price on carbon late next year and have a scheme operating well before the next election in a bid to lessen the impact of a predicted fear campaign as voters go to the polls.
Standard Bank (Africa’s largest lender), will today announce a multi-million investment in the Australian company Cool nrg to help advance the world’s first energy efficiency program targeting households under the Kyoto Protocol.
Cool nrg has been the subject of international attention for its plan to replace 45 million incandescent light bulbs in 12.5 million Mexican households under the United Nations Clean Development Mechanism.
Green power utility Enerji has signed an MoUagreement with WA state government owned power company Horizon Power to establish a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
The companies have agreed to work together to integrate Enerji’s Opcon Powerbox (waste to energy plant) into Horizon Power’s Canarvon power station.
Enerji is a partner of Opcon who developed the proprietary Opcon Powerbox product for production of new carbon-free electricity primarily from waste and surplus heat at temperatures as low as 55° C. Among other applications, Opcon Powerbox can be installed in large process plants, power stations, large diesel engines and large ships and can produce up to 6,000 MWh per year.
Siemens strengthens its commercial ties with the Canadian province Ontario, securing a follow-up order for 72 of its turbines to be installed at the 166MW Comber wind farm in Essex County.