Category Archives: IDEA Activity

How Beecher, Ill., plans to end power outages

Kevin Ebi reports for Smart Cities Council North America that disruptive power outages could soon become a thing of the past for residents of the small community of Beecher, Illinois. “Resiliency is always one of the top goals for any … Continue reading

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Gas turbine microgrids on two continents: mirror images of reliability

Peter Maloney reports in Microgrid Knowledge that microgrids with gas turbines as prime movers in Alaska and Australia offer mirror images of microgrid capabilities, as explained in this excerpt from Gas Turbine Microgrids: Reliability and Sustainability through Intelligence. One of the … Continue reading

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The Defining Microgrid Event of 2017

Mark your calendar for the powerhouse microgrid event of the year: Microgrid 2017 Conference & Exhibition, which will be held in Boston, MA, Nov. 6-8, 2017. Hosted jointly by Microgrid Knowledge, the Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) and the International District Energy … Continue reading

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What’s at the top of your DE/CHP/microgrid project wish list?

Senate Democrats and Trump Administration have offered respective plans to rebuild and renew infrastructure to stir job growth. IDEA is developing a list of potential district energy/CHP/microgrid projects for consideration in pending Federal Infrastructure Plan. Please click here to download … Continue reading

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Microgrid 2017 Conference issues Call for Presentations

Microgrid Knowledge, the International District Energy Association and the Microgrid Resources Coalition have issued a call for presentations for their Microgrid 2017 conference. To be held in Boston, the November 6-8 conference promises to be the defining microgrid event of … Continue reading

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Briefing Notice: “District Energy, CHP, Microgrids: Resilient, Efficient Energy Infrastructure”

Date: Tuesday, December 6 Time: 9:30 am – 11:00 am Location: Room G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building, Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE, Washington D.C. This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP to expedite check-in The … Continue reading

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District Cooling Conference concludes on a high note

As reported in Zawa, the International District Cooling Conference 2016 concluded yesterday (Tuesday, 15 November 2016) at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai with the attendance of officials and key executives from the district energy industry, along with hundreds of visitors … Continue reading

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IDEA international district cooling conference opens in Dubai

Trade Arabia News Service reports that leading regional and global real estate developers, contractors, consultants, master planners, property owners and designers are taking part in The International District Cooling Conference 2016 which opened in Dubai, UAE, on Monday. The two-day … Continue reading

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International District Cooling Conference 2016 reunites elite green experts to share highly efficient solutions

Empower Energy Solutions has reported that under the theme of  “A Climate Solution,” the 7th “International District Cooling Conference” will be organized from 13 to15 November at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai by the International District Energy Association (IDEA). … Continue reading

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IDEA held 4th Annual Mutual Assistance for District Energy (MADE) Table-Top Exercise Webinar—2016 Emergency Preparedness Training

IDEA held its 4th Annual Mutual Assistance for District Energy (MADE) Table-Top Exercise Webinar—2016 Emergency Preparedness Training WHEN: Wednesday, November 9, 2016, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. (EST) DESCRIPTION: This is the fourth in a series of MADE annual Table Top Exercises. MADE … Continue reading

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