SoCalGas invests in CHP provider Tecogen

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has made a US$500,000 equity investment in Tecogen, a developer and manufacturer of CHP products for commercial and industrial facilities, including natural gas engine-driven cogeneration and air conditioning systems.

According to officials, Tecogen has recently made significant advances in emission reduction technology that have strategic importance in regions that are particularly sensitive to toxic air-born pollution.

This technology has particular importance in Southern California where the latest emissions requirements have been lowered to unprecedented levels, while becoming sufficiently strict to preclude permitting all conventionally powered combined heat and power products.

The SoCalGas investment will be used by Tecogen to bring the technology to market worldwide, said Tecogen president Robert Panora.

“California emissions standards are the toughest in the United States and natural gas plays a vital role in California’s sustainable and low-emission energy future. Tecogen has made a scientific breakthrough that is now making it possible to produce products that deliver unprecedentedly low levels of pollutants.”

For more Business news click here.

For more Cogeneration/CHP news click here.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now


Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...

Reduce Engineering Project Complexity

Engineering document management presents unique and complex challenges. A solution based in Enter...

Revolutionizing Asset Management in the Electric Power Industry

With the arrival of the Industrial Internet of Things, data is growing and becoming more accessib...