Tag Archives: International District Energy Association

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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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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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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NRG Yield breaks ground on Uptown Energy Center Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH–Mar. 7, 2017– Recognizing its many environmental and economic benefits, today NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE: NYLD/YNLD.A) broke ground on a new District Energy Center in Pittsburgh’s Uptown District. UPMC Mercy will be the Center’s first and anchor customer, and provides … 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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Siemens to supply five large gas turbines to Saudi Arabia

Siemens reports that it has received an order for five F-class gas turbines for a combined heat and power (CHP) plant in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Siemens is a member of the International District Energy Association (IDEA). With an … 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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