Monthly Archives: April 2017

Spanish geothermal district heating project gets green light

Tildy Bayar reports in decentralized energy that a geothermal district heating system in Spain’s Galicia province has been given the go-ahead with the signing of a partnership framework agreement. The council in the city of Ourense aims to collaborate with the Institute … Continue reading

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Enwave grows into thermal energy powerhouse

Paul Brent writes in Property Biz Canada that residents of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) likely immediately think of Enwave Energy Corporation as a provider of green, chilled water to Toronto’s skyscrapers drawn from the depths of Lake Ontario. Enwave … Continue reading

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Rise of local authority energy companies in the UK

Contributing Editor Brendan Coyne reports in the energyst that local [municipal] authorities in the UK are launching energy companies. Some now supply businesses, are signing power purchase agreements with local generators, and seek TPIs to scale their B2B rosters. What … Continue reading

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Apple’s upcoming Danish data center will help warm area homes

Roger Fingas reports in appleinsider.com that once complete, Apple’s data center in Viborg, Denmark will actually redirect waste heat to warm homes in the surrounding Jutland region, Apple noted on April 21. The center will “capture excess heat from its … Continue reading

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£18m Gateshead Energy Centre is officially opened

SME (Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises) reports on April 27, 2016 that the £18 million Gateshead District Energy Centre, the first district energy centre of its kind in the North East has been opened by Energy Minister Jesse Norman. The center … Continue reading

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Connecticut’s latest microgrid and fuel cell project goes live in Hartford

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Connecticut, a state making its mark in both microgrid and fuel cell technology, today will put yet another microgrid into operation, this one in Hartford’s Parkville neighborhood. Constellation, Bloom Energy and the city plan … Continue reading

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Update: District Heating and Cooling in Sweden

IDEA is pleased to report that Dr. Sven Werner, Professor, Energy Technology at Halmstad University has published an authoritative update on “District Heating and Cooling in Sweden” in Energy, a scientific journal published by Elsevier. It is written with open … Continue reading

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New International Review of District Heating and Cooling

IDEA is pleased to report that Dr. Sven Werner, Professor, Energy Technology at Halmstad University has published a noteworthy article, “International Review of district heating and cooling,” in Energy, a scientific journal published by Elsevier. Dr. Werner notes that “A … Continue reading

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Environment and Climate Change Canada announces first phase of MSAPR application covering boilers & heaters

The Electricity and Combustion Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada has announced the release of the first phase of the Online Reporting Application covering Part 1 (Boilers and Heaters) of the Multi-Sector Air Pollutants Regulations (MSAPR). (Texte en français ci-dessous) … Continue reading

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Boston Medical Center unveils $15M cogeneration plant to increase energy efficiency & resiliency

highprofile reports that Boston Medical Center is now generating much of its own electricity and heat through a natural gas-fired, 2 megawatt combined heat and power plant (CHP, or cogen), further enhancing BMC’s standing as the most resilient and greenest … Continue reading

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