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NRG Energy has a secretive distributed energy optimization platform, called SpaceTag

Jeff St. John reports in Greentech Media (gtm) about A stealthy, in-house analytics effort by NRG that will link a 60-megawatt energy efficiency, demand response and thermal storage deployment for Southern California Edison. NRG is a member of the International … 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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NRG to build $61M Uptown District Energy Center in Pittsburgh

David Conti reports in the Tribune-Review that NRG Energy last week received preliminary approval from City Council to build a $61 million Uptown District Energy Center in Pittsburgh. NRG Energy is a member of the International District Energy Association (IDEA). … Continue reading

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Sustainable: A change of leadership at Center for Energy and Environment in Minneapolis

Frank Jossi reports in Finance & Commerce about the establishment and growth of the Center for Energy and Environment in Minneapolis, Indiana. After running the energy office for the city of Minneapolis for a decade, Sheldon Strom saw an opportunity … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania PUC seeks to expand steam heat regulations

Daniel Moore reports in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has proposed expanding its oversight of three major public steam utilities. Addressing potential danger in the transport of steam to heat buildings, the Public Utility Commission proposed … Continue reading

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NRG to build, market combined heat and power system in Pittsburgh

Carl Weinschenk reports in Energy Manager Today an update on the NRG plan to build CHP system in Pittsburgh. (see Related items_ NRG Energy is adding a combined heat and power (CHP) element to the northside district energy system it … Continue reading

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Emergency Situational Awareness teleconference for Hurricane Joaquin held by IDEA MADE group

The IDEA Mutual Assistance for District Energy (MADE) group held an emergency situational awareness teleconference on October 1 to discuss planning and preparations for district energy systems to respond to Hurricane Joaquin.  During the teleconference MADE members discussed the storm … Continue reading

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NRG will separate renewable, fossil generation in major reorganization

Gavin Bade reports in UtilityDIVE that NRG Energy has announced plans Sept. 18 for a major corporate restructuring, separating its clean energy business from its traditional generation and electricity retailing subsidiary. NRG Energy is a member of the International District Energy Association (IDEA): … Continue reading

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NRG partnership positions Pittsburgh for global energy infrastructure leadership

The Pennsylvania Business Daily Report notes that the Pittsburgh Allegheny County Thermal (PACT) recently signed a three-year contract with NRG Energy to obtain guidance on its local district heating operation plans,m propelling the metropolitan area toward a new municipal energy … Continue reading

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There is a smart, sustainable way to solve the energy crisis — so why is it essentially illegal?

From the Huffington Post in partnership with NRG. NRG is a member of the International District Energy Association (IDEA): On a recent Thursday in April, NRG’s Station A group, a product development team working toward renewable energy solutions in San … Continue reading

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