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.
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.
The Princeton University microgrid is connected to a 5MW PV array located southeast of campus in West Windsor Township, New Jersey.
Ontario Power Authority CHPSOP 2.0 program will support gas-fired CHP facilities up to 20 MW that qualify as District Energy or Agricultural Industry Projects.
Since Hurricane Sandy, Princeton University's efficient microgrid has become a national example of how to keep the power running when disaster strikes.
"Downtown Montpelier will be spending less on heat then they were before, because this plant is so efficient," said City Manager Bill Fraser.
Contrary to popular belief, utility franchise rights aren't a big obstruction to microgrids in Massachusetts, says Harvard Law School study.
"Through SE4ALL, the District Energy in Cities Initiative can play a critical role in addressing climate change," said Rob Thornton, IDEA President & CEO.
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."
FREE download: New IDEA pubs provide guidance on local district energy project development process in U.S. & Canada, in a form accessible to lay readers.
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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