Monthly Archives: January 2013

Princeton University receives state environmental award

Princeton University has been recognized by the state of New Jersey for the University’s ongoing sustainability efforts, in particular its work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve energy across campus. The annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards, which were announced … Continue reading

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Entergy receives Edison Electric Institute Emergency Recovery and Assistance Award for 15th consecutive year

Entergy Corporation reports that it has been honored by the Edison Electric Institute with the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” and “Emergency Assistance Award” for its work restoring power to its own customers following Hurricane Isaac and to customers of other … Continue reading

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New Jersey Economic Development Authority offers financing for large-scale CHP and fuel cells

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) has issued an open solicitation: “Clean Energy Solutions Large Scale CHP-Fuel Cells Program.”  It advises that applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Potential applicants are advised to review the Solicitation available … Continue reading

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Renewables to grow 15-fold as district heating fuel in Hungary by 2020

“Renewable Energy,” the Republic of Hungary’s National Renewable Energy Action Plan, projects as “expected”  that the nation’s total production of thermal and cooling energy from renewables—including geothermal, solar energy, biomass (solid, biogas and liquid biofuels) and heat pumps—will approximately double … Continue reading

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Supplying heat secures viability of power plants in Northern Europe

Steve Hodgson writes in Cogeneration and On Site Power Production (COSPP) that the revenue stream from heat supply has become an increasingly critical factor in the economic viability of electric utility plants in Northern Europe. Meeting heat loads is, of … Continue reading

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IDEA Applauds Recognition of Climate Change in Inaugural Address

For Immediate Release – Jan. 21, 2013 – The International District Energy Association applauds President Barack Obama’s statement on the importance of US leadership on climate change in today’s inaugural address. “IDEA members are eager to support the President and … Continue reading

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Billion-euro investment in district heating creates 6,000 new jobs in Denmark

Copenhagen Capacity, the Danish Capital Region’s official inward investment agency reports that the Danish district heating stations are now investing EUR 1 billion in a tremendous transformation of a central part of the Danish energy supply, which includes new projects … Continue reading

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Geoexchange district energy system heats, cools Beaver Barracks affordable housing complex in Ottawa, Canada

Morrigan McGregor reports in North American Clean Energy on the development of a geoexchange district energy system that serves Beaver Barracks, a five-building, 254-unit affordable housing development in Ottawa. The Geoexchange system at the Beaver Barracks Community Housing Development provides … Continue reading

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Fortum to invest in a new biofuelled combined heat and power plant in Stockholm, Sweden

Industry Europe reports that Fortum Värme, Fortum’s subsidiary co-owned together with the City of Stockholm, has decided to invest in a new biofuelled combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Värtan, Stockholm. The value of the investment is approximately EUR … Continue reading

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FEMP kicks off 2013 First Thursday Seminars Series

The U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) is launching the 2013 First Thursday Seminars with the live webcast Combined Heat and Power: An Integrated Approach to Energy Resources on February 7. Experts Patricia Welesko Garland and Bob … Continue reading

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