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  • November 14th, 2013:
    REROC Off the Grid Conference, Wagga Wagga

    Cogent Energy was invited to present at the Riverina Eastern Region of Councils (REROC) “Off the Grid” Conference, where innovative and successful council projects where presented by key stakeholders as well industry leaders. The focus was on the latest advances in technologies allowing for more cost effective and competitive implementation. Cogent Energy concentrated on illustrating the cost reduction potential of …Read More

  • October 18th, 2013:
    NSW Parliament Public Accounts Committee visit Cogent Trigeneration Plant

    As part of the Inquiry by the NSW Parliament on Cogeneration and Trigeneration, Cogent Energy hosted a visit by the Public Accounts Committee that included a delegation of 3 Members of Parliament: Dr. Geoff Lee MP, Mr. Jonathan O’Dea MP and Mr. Bart Bassett MP. The delegation were given a presentation on the challenges facing the implementation of cogeneration and …Read More

  • October 17th, 2013:
    Sydney Cogeneration and Waste to Energy Solutions Workshop

    On the 17th of October Cogent Energy conducted a Cogeneration and Waste to Energy Solutions Workshop in Fairfield (NSW). This venue was chosen as the location is next to one of Sydney’s most important industrial and manufacturing sectors: Wetherill Park. This area also has the benefit of having the lowest gas delivery charges, which makes cogeneration projects very attractive. The …Read More

  • September 30th, 2013:
    8 Chifley Trigeneration Plant Commisioned

    In one of Sydney's most sustainable buildings, 8 Chifley, owned by Mirvac, Cogent Energy has completed commissioning in September its trigeneration system, which contributes to significantly reduce the building's green house gas emissions. Cogent has formed a strong commercial relationship with Mirvac, which are two companies strongly aligned in the values of sustainability and providing value to their customers. Cogent …Read More

  • August 16th, 2013:
    Albury-Wodonga Cogeneration and Biogas Solutions Workshop

    With the support of Albury City Council Cogent Energy hosted a workshop on Cogeneration and Biogas Solutions. This was done in conjunction with CST Wastewater Solutions, with which Cogent Energy has established a relationship to deliver sustainable low carbon energy solutions utilising biogas from industrial waste streams which can be used in cogeneration engines.…Read More

  • May 31st, 2013:
    North Coast Energy Forum

    As part of the North Coast Energy Forum held in Lismore, Cogent Energy was invited to participate and present at this leading edge forum focusing on sustainable energy solutions, particularly through distributed generation and waste to energy technologies. Cogent Energy presented on the integration of cogeneration with renewable gas sources such as biogas or syngas as well as waste to …Read More

  • March 21st, 2013:
    Commissioning of 275 Kent St Trigeneration Plant

    Also known as Westpac Place, 275 Kent St. in Sydney, has significantly increased its energy efficiency levels and reducing its Green House Gas emissions. Westpac Place is one of only 13 Premium Grade assets in the Sydney CBD. Mirvac, who owns the building, after analysing ways to further add value to the building, determined that a key market demand from their …Read More

  • December 6th, 2011:
    Cogent leading the way in delivering low-carbon energy Dandenong Precinct Energy Project (PEP) – Places Victoria

    Cogent, in conjunction with Places Victoria, announced Australia’s first urban distributed energy precinct in Dandenong. This ground breaking project, located in a major commercial development zone in Melbourne’s south-east, will deliver high-efficiency, low-carbon energy to commercial, retail and residential customers in the precinct over the next twenty years. The project includes the construction and operation of a 6MW gas-fired co-generation …Read More

  • November 30th, 2010:
    More Cogeneration options with cogentpower

    Cogeneration (or trigeneration) has the ability to significantly increase the energy efficiency of a given site and reduce carbon emissions by up to 60%, but despite these benefits the technology has struggled to gain traction within the Australian energy market place due to many challenging market conditions and technological constraints. Specifically the inability to connect to an entire site load …Read More

  • October 30th, 2009:
    Now for the commercial sector

    Cogeneration in Australia has been largely limited to the industrial sector, which can use the heat from production processes for electricity or hot water. But it also has much to offer the commercial sector, saving energy and cutting emissions. Industrial cogeneration in areas like sugar milling and mining is a well established source of power generation in Australia. The commercial …Read More

  • October 29th, 2009:
    Article: Retrofit of Sydney Building Includes Cogeneration Plant

    Cogent Energy has designed and installed a cogeneration plant at a 40,000m2 office building in Sydney. The company also designed the electrical and mechanical interfaces between the cogeneration plant and the building’s distribution systems. The building owner is Mirvac. The plant has two 1166kW cogeneration engines from MTU’s 4000 series that are connected in parallel to the grid. Each engine …Read More

  • October 27th, 2009:
    Article: Cogen Comes To Australian Offices

    Commercial buildings in Australia have not formed an active market for cogeneration technology – until last year, when one company started to use a particular business model (against a background of growing demand for ‘greener’ building operation and rising electricity prices) to change this. Nalin Wickramasinghe writes on progress and the  challenges still to be faced. Cogeneration in general, and …Read More