Tag: CHP

Illinois River Energy invests in corn oil and CHP

Illinois River Energy invests in corn oil and CHP

December 26, 2012 |

In Illinois, Illinois River Energy ethanol plant in Rochelle invested $3.3 million to install corn oil production capacity. The company has also installed CHP capacity, allowing it to produce 25% of its energy demand while reducing its energy consumption by 30% and water consumption by 20%.

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Industrial CHP in the U.S. Gets Bump from Executive Order and Biorefinery Expansion

Industrial CHP in the U.S. Gets Bump from Executive Order and Biorefinery Expansion

September 28, 2012 |

By Mackinnon Lawrence During the lull between the Republican and Democratic conventions, President Obama issued an Executive Order designed to spur investment in energy efficiency at industrial facilities. Seeking to expand the use of industrial combined heat and power (CHP) technologies at food processing, pulp and paper, chemicals, metals, and oil refining operations to 40 […]

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