Monthly Archives: September 2016

Advanced Microgrid Solutions selected by SCE for groundbreaking clean energy project in Southern California

AMS to build 40 MW of fast-response energy storage networks to help manage circuit load, integrate solar energy, in densely populated area. San Francisco based Advanced Microgrid Solutions (“AMS”) was tapped by Southern California Edison (“SCE”) for a second major … Continue reading

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Waste-heat recovery district heating proposal revived for Burlington VT

Joel Banner Baird reports in the Burlington Free Press that redevelopment of Burlington, VT  Town Center could rekindle plans to pipe leftover heat from the McNeil generating plant to downtown customers, according to a statement made by Mayor Miro Weinberger … Continue reading

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Ontario suspends Large Renewable Procurement II process

ReNew Canada reports that Ontario will immediately suspend the second round of its Large Renewable Procurement (LRP II) process and the Energy-from-Waste Standard Offer Program, halting procurement of over 1,000 megawatts (MW) of solar, wind, hydroelectric, bioenergy and energy from … Continue reading

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ACEEE: California golden again on energy efficiency, regains top state spot in tie with 6-time winner Massachusetts

In a dramatic photo finish, California and Massachusetts both won the top spot in the 10th edition of the 2016 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard published by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). This marks Massachusetts’ sixth consecutive year … Continue reading

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Recycled Energy Development completes sale of Red Investment LLC including Eastman Business Park Utilities to Ironclad Energy Partners

WESTMONT, IL – September 21, 2016 – Recycled Energy Development announced today that it has completed the sale of RED Investment LLC, a 121 MW, 1 million+ MMBtu tri-generation portfolio to Ironclad Energy Partners (Ironclad), a joint venture of Ironclad … Continue reading

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Laurentian University launches $60.7 million capital program focusing on construction and CHP

Laurentian University in Sudbury, ON has announced that it has embarked on a broad capital program totaling $60.7 million to be completed by March 2018. The $60.7 million capital program includes a new Research, Innovation and Engineering Building, investments by … Continue reading

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Emicool wins IDEA District Energy Space Awards

Zawya reports that Dubai-based Emirates District Cooling LLC [Emicool] – a leading district cooling service provider in the region and a joint venture of Dubai Investments PJSC and Union Properties, has been recognized with top industry awards in two categories … Continue reading

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Microgrids improve system reliability with renewables in South Africa

Gerry George reports in T&D World Magazine on recent developments enabling microgrid technology and renewable energy to help solve South Africa’s power shortages, fossil fuel price volatility and environmental concerns. Microgrid Technology South Africa has the highest electricity consumption in … Continue reading

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Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P.’s Best Business Segment in 2016 so far

The global infrastructure giant is having a great year thanks in part to this key segment. Matthew DiLallo reports in The Motley Fool that Brookfield Infrastructure Partners (NYSE:BIP) is enjoying an excellent year. The company’s unit price is up roughly … Continue reading

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District energy lowers GHG output in Sweden

Real Estate Management Industry (REMI) News reports that Sweden’s approach to greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction has been deemed a fitting, albeit challenging, example for Canada to emulate. In an address to the Sustainable Built Environment Conference of the Americas in … Continue reading

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