Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum,
Empower hosted a highly successful international conference including high level panel discussions, a robust technical program, system tours and a gala dinner.
Eight leading regional district cooling companies have been recognized for collectively avoiding 1,500,000 tonnes of carbon emissions annually.
The IEA reports strong U.S. growth in CHP/DHC installed capacity due to low natural gas prices, the return of manufacturing, and a gathering movement toward energy resiliency.
New York Times "Living City" video explores the scale, efficiency and importance to Manhattan of the Con Edison District Steam System. Click to view.
London's Pimlico District Heating Undertaking (PDHU) has provided heating and hot water to 3,256 homes, 50 commercial premises and 3 schools since 1950.
Since Hurricane Sandy, Princeton University's efficient microgrid has become a national example of how to keep the power running when disaster strikes.
The Princeton University microgrid is connected to a 5MW PV array located southeast of campus in West Windsor Township, New Jersey.
"Downtown Montpelier will be spending less on heat then they were before, because this plant is so efficient," said City Manager Bill Fraser.
"Through SE4ALL, the District Energy in Cities Initiative can play a critical role in addressing climate change," said Rob Thornton, IDEA President & CEO.
Contrary to popular belief, utility franchise rights aren't a big obstruction to microgrids in Massachusetts, says Harvard Law School study.
Jasim Thabet: "It's not only about having strong contracts...it's also about having the moral obligation to support District Cooling and to apply it wherever it makes sense."
District Energy St. Paul was recognized as an industry leader in a recent report on the potential of "District Energy in Cities" by the U.N. Environment Program.
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