GE, PHG commission waste materials power plant in Tennessee

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Tennessee-based PHG Energy and GE (NYSE: GE) jointly developed and commissioned a power plant that is generating electricity from waste materials in Covington, Tenn.

GE’s Clean Cycle generator, based on the Organic Rankine Cycle technology, uses heat delivered through PHGE’s downdraft gasification system and waste-mixing process. The system uses wood waste and sewer sludge from the treatment plant next door.

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