Tag Archives: Rob Thornton

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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REV is in the air. And the microgrid industry is feeling the love, mostly.

Sign up for IDEA’s Weekly Newsletter Elisa Wood writes in Microgrid Knowledge on a kickoff meeting for a new industry coalition focused specifically on the growth of microgrids and the need for government policy to address the interrelationship of microgrids … Continue reading

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

Approximately 120 people attended and 375 watched via streaming video an informational Senate Briefing: “District Energy, CHP, Microgrids: Resilient, Efficient Energy Infrastructure,” presented Tuesday morning, December 6 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building by the International District Energy Association (IDEA), … 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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Global energy leader inspires students, forges partnership at #BUCPUA Keynote Event

Courtney Thraen, MET’17 reports on the the #BUCPUA Fall 2016 Keynote Lecture, “District Energy in Cities: Unlocking Efficiency, Sustainability and Resiliency through Infrastructure Investment”, delivered by Rob Thornton, the president and CEO of the International District Energy Association (IDEA). On … Continue reading

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Microgrid Knowledge, IDEA and MRC Announce Microgrid Conference 2017

Elisa Wood reports in Microgrid Knowledge, the International District Energy Association and the Microgrid Resources Coalition are joining forces to present what is expected to be the defining microgrid conference and exhibition of 2017, a gathering in Boston of major … 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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Learning from global partners on innovating district energy to curb climate change

Robert Thornton reports in Triple Pundit that late last month, the U.S. hosted the Royal Crown Prince and Princess of Denmark. And a major focus was sustainability. Namely, the international delegation of business leaders discussed district energy. Around for over a … Continue reading

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New Jersey advances a new energy paradigm

In an article in NJBiz, Robert Thornton, CEO and president of the International District Energy Association and Ted Borer, energy plant manager for Princeton University report that few New Jersians can forget October 29, 2012, when Super Storm Sandy plunged … Continue reading

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