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NYC housing agency taps three teams to help it reduce its $380M energy bill

Joe Anuta reports in Crains New York Business that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has announced the winners of a design competition Wednesday as part of an effort to cut its $380 million annual energy bill. The three … Continue reading

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University of Michigan central power plant to receive major upgrades

Dana Elger reports in The University Record that the Central Power Plant that heats and powers most of the University of Michigan’s Central and Medical campus buildings will receive equipment and upgrades focused on increasing reliability and safety, including the … Continue reading

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Schneider Electric to help enable energy resiliency at USMC LB

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced it has been awarded a subcontract from Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corp., to support the development of smart controls as part of an energy savings performance contract … Continue reading

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Anbaric and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Fund to build $2B in microgrids and transmission

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge that Anbaric, a developer of microgrids and transmission projects, has formed a joint venture with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to construct $2 billion in energy infrastructure in North America. Anbaric is a member of … Continue reading

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GE & Caithness Team Up for $1 Billion in New Combined-Cycle Plants

Power Engineering reports that GE and Caithness Energy. have announced a partnership to pursue development of new combined-cycle power plants. GE’s HA-class power plant deliveries as part of the deal could exceed $1 billion. GE Power, Water & Process Technologies … Continue reading

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“Keeping a conduit system dry is a challenging task—but critical for maximizing the life of system”

John Digertt, the President of John C. Digertt, Inc., reports the following recommendations pertaining to the importance of proper drying of district energy piping during construction and followup inspections. John C. Digertt, Inc. is a member of the International District … 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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EnSync Energy to team with ENMAX Generation Portfolio on CHP, Solar, and Energy Storage Project at District Energy Centre in Calgary

EnSync, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ESNC), dba EnSync Energy Systems, today announced they are working with ENMAX Energy Corporation at the District Energy Centre site in Calgary, Alberta, to integrate Solar and Energy Storage with a combined heat and power (CHP) … Continue reading

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Partners help Montgomery County build two microgrids

Joseph Bebon reports in Solar Industry that Schneider Electric, an energy management and automation company, and Duke Energy Renewables have announced an agreement to deploy two microgrids to serve the Montgomery County, Md., Public Safety Headquarters (PSHQ) and Correctional Facility. Schneider … Continue reading

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