Blue Sphere Makes Progress in Udine, Italy Upgrades Engine at Biogas Facility
Engine to Increase Top-End Revenue Performance by 2%
CHARLOTTE, NC / ACCESSWIRE / October 15, 2018 / Blue Sphere Corporation (OTCQB: BLSP), an international Independent Power Producer (IPP) in the clean energy and waste-to-energy markets, is pleased to provide an update on its natural oil generator facility in Udine, Italy. Blue Sphere is currently in the process of completing its planned update of the power generation engine at the Undine facility. As part of the facility upgrade, the Company has purchased a Mitsubishi 4-cycle, water-cooled, turbo-charged inline 6 that can generate Nominal Power of 1050 KwH. This engine upgrade will increase the facility’s top-end revenue performance by approximately 2%.
Shlomi Palas, Blue Sphere’s CEO said: “We are very excited to continue making improvements in our Italian facilities. These investments in upgrading our engines provide us with a strong outlook for performance for years to come.”
The engine is currently at Blue Sphere’s maintenance workshop where Mitsubishi technicians will complete the required modifications on the engines cylinders, intercooler system and sealing in order to provide the increased performance while using clean vegetable oils as its fuel. The engine is expected to be delivered to the Udine facility on October 11, 2018 and the installation will be completed in five business days in which the workshop is operational. The facility is expected to be back online and operating at its full capacity by October 22, 2018.
About Blue Sphere Corporation
Blue Sphere Corporation is a diversified independent power producer that develops, owns, and operates clean-tech, biogas cogeneration and waste-to-energy facilities in the globally. The Company primarily converts organic waste into electricity, but also has the ability to generate heat, natural gas and organic byproducts through various technologies.
Blue Sphere facilities eliminate waste that would normally be disposed in landfills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and protect water quality, helping to solve important global environmental issues. Blue Sphere is headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina and has operations in the United States, Israel and Europe. For additional information about Blue Sphere Corporation, please visit the Company’s website: www.bluespherecorporate.com.
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SOURCE: Blue Sphere Corporation