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'Steam loops' under many cities could be a climate change solution

By District Energy posted 10-08-2022 08:32




This week, district energy is a top story on National Public Radio (NPR).

Featuring interviews with Vicinity Energy and IDEA (and corroboration of district energy's resiliency during Winter Storm Uri, from IDEA members TECO, Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Austin), Steam loops' under many cities could be a climate change solution highlights the value of district energy to a broader audience of listeners and readers. As the article states, "(district energy systems) which often provide chilled water for cooling as well, are experiencing a renaissance as a potential solution to climate change". We couldn't agree more.
You can read the article click the audio link below. Please share it with your networks (especially on social media). As leaders in our industry continue to advocate for district energy as viable solution for buildings to get to net zero, prominent national coverage like this can go a long way to informing the public about the value of district energy to their communities.

Listen to the story on NPR