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Enwave Energy Director of Plant Operations Houston, Texas About Enwave Energy, a private corporation owned by Brookfield Asset Management and its institutional partners, is the largest pure play district energy company in North America. It is a fully integrated sustainable energy provider that operates intelligent thermal systems that generate, store and distribute energy in its different forms. Job Summary/Accountability Responsible for the operation and maintenance of applicable chiller and boiler plants, energy transfer stations, and distribution piping networks.  Responsible for direct supervision of operating engineer staff at ...
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Buns & McD honored to be ranked No. 2 on Fort Worth INC. magazine's 2020 list of Best Companies to Work For in Fort Worth.  Read their mention here
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Renewable Energy Magazine Summary Set up in 2016 with €250 million and expanded in 2018 by a further €700 million of EBRD funds, EBRD Green Cities has mobilised significant co-finance, including €87 million from the   Green Climate Fund   (GCF) for concessional funding, as well as technical cooperation from the GCF and several bilateral donors. With the new funding, more than €2 billion will be dedicated to supporting EBRD Green Cities. The successful program has already grown to include 43 cities and aims to expand to 100 by 2024. Addressing climate change and environmental degradation is urgent. Cities worldwide are the source of at least three-quarters ...
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The Korea Herald Summary GE said Tuesday it has clinched a deal to supply advanced gas equipment to the Naepo District Heating Plant, a regional heating supply system for the Naepo new town in South Chungcheong Province. GE said that per this deal, it will be equipping the plant with 7HA.02 gas turbine technology, which will provide approximately 500 megawatts to the national grid -- the equivalent output needed to power some 125,000 South Korean homes. It will also provide steam for district heating for more than 100,000 people residing in Naepo, who have previously had to purchase their own individual hot water boilers. The equipment maintenance ...
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Data Centre Dynamics Summary Amsterdam will be the first Dutch city to install a data center capable of district heating. The data center currently being built out in the port area of Amsterdam by the Caransa Group, a real estate investment trust (REIT) that specializes in commercial properties. The new data center will be Caransa's second data center. According to   Caransa , the data center will be a 100,000 sq m (1,076,000 sq ft) facility on land purchased back in 2015 in the Western Docklands of Amsterdam. It will consist of three 80m tall towers and built next to the Telegraaf Media Group head office. In July, the city of   Amsterdam allowed ...
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LES Press Release Summary After participating in a year-long educational series on establishing a new carbon reduction goal and soliciting public opinion at the beginning of the month, the LES Administrative Board adopted a 100% net decarbonization goal by 2040 during its Nov. 20 meeting. LES acknowledges that the emissions of greenhouse gases from fossil fuel-fired power generating plants contribute to increased concentration levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, which in turn contributes to climate change. The Board adopted this goal in response to the risks associated with climate change. In 2019, the mayor of Lincoln began developing a new Climate Action ...
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Balkan Green Energy News Summary The Serbian city of Pančevo is home to the Balkan region’s largest solar thermal system for the preparation of sanitary hot water by using solar energy. The system, operated by public heating utility JKP Grejanje, has demonstrated that the use of solar energy for heating water is cheaper than using fossil fuels, and that it also reduces pollution, so the company now plans to build another, more advanced one, which will be able to produce heat energy from solar as well. The year 2017 marked the start of the pioneering venture in the sector of district heating systems. JKP Grejanje deployed 360 solar thermal collectors, with ...
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World Nuclear News Summary Beginning in September, Shandong Nuclear Power Company (SDNPC) - a subsidiary of State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) and the owner of Haiyang plant - cooperated with local thermal company Fengyuan Thermal Power to conduct a trial operation of the entire heating pipe network. At the end of October, trial operation using steam from Haiyang's two AP1000 reactors was carried out. On 12 November, the entire heating network began low-temperature trial operation. This was completed on 15 November and the system is now in commercial operation. The system extracts non-radioactive steam from the secondary circuit of the two Haiyang ...
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Hear about pioneering developments that are integrating energy efficiency, waste heat, renewable energy, and grid interaction across multiple buildings. Join this webinar to explore best practices on achieving cost savings and carbon reductions at scale!  Scaling Impact: Multi-Building Approaches to Carbon Reduction Tuesday, December 1, 2020 3:00-4:30 PM ET Register Now   Presenters: Barb Frommell, City and County of Denver, CO Laura Rip, Jacobs Engineering Group Brad Liljequist and Nick Edney, McKinstry Shanti Pless and Ben Polly, National Renewable Energy Laboratory #MemberAnnouncemen
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Summary Robert Thornton, President and CEO of the International District Energy Association, spoke on Tuesday, November 10 as part of the POWERGEN + series. His presentation, " The Role of CHP in Mission-Critical Facilities" provides an industry update, a look at resiliency, economic and environmental drivers and includes case examples of combined heat and power (CHP) integrated with district energy systems, to provide resilient and efficient electricity and thermal energy services to campuses, communities and clusters. It finishes with a look ahead and Q&A discussion. The presentation is free to view below. Thank you to POWERGEN + for the opportunity ...
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Join Ever-Green Energy for a webinar panel: "Corporate Social Responsibility Impact in the Energy Sector", Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 from 11:00AM – 12:00PM CST. Register Now Ahead of publishing our first impact report this December, Ever-Green Energy invites you to join us for a webinar panel discussion focused on learning from organizations advancing environmental, equitable, and economic outcomes for their businesses, partners, and communities. We will be joined by: • Peter Frosch, CEO, GREATER MSP • Lisa Jacobson, President, Business Council for Sustainable Energy • Holly Lahd, Lead Energy Program Manager, Target Corporation • Ken Smith, CEO and President, ...
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Gov.ie Summary Geothermal is a secure, environmentally sustainable and cost-effective source of renewable energy. To date our geothermal energy sources have been relatively underused, but research shows that significant potential geothermal resources in Ireland To support the increased use of geothermal energy for heat in Ireland, the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC) have published   An Assessment of Geothermal Energy for District Heating in Ireland   and a non-technical Roadmap for a Policy and Regulatory Framework. These documents form an important part of the first stage of developing a policy and regulatory framework. ...
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Irish Tech News Summary Bristol Energy Cooperative (BEC) is creating the UK’s first community-owned, net-zero, domestic housing microgrid at a new development in Bristol. The project will be part-funded by the public through a £2 million share-offer, which the not-for-profit organisation is currently running. The new microgrid will combine energy efficiency with on-site renewables, heat pumps for heating and hot water, and battery storage; all linked together through smart technology. The residents will get most of their energy from shared on-site solar generation, topping up from the grid when needed, and exporting any excess energy to it. No gas ...
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Power Engineering International Summary US winemaker Domaine Carneros has selected EDF Renewables to ensure its long-term financial and sustainability goals are achieved. The wine maker has tasked the independent power producer to design, build, and operate a resilient solar photovoltaics (PV) and battery energy storage microgrid solution. The system will comprise a 250KW solar PV and a 280KW/540KWh behind the meter battery energy storage system to island the entire facility during a power outage. The solar PV system will be a combination of a carport and ground-mount installations. The microgrid will help reduce diesel fuel consumption and greenhouse ...
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Vox Summary The heat stored in the Earth’s crust, known as geothermal energy, is carbon-free and effectively inexhaustible. There’s enough of it to run all of civilization for generations, if it could be cost-effectively tapped. Tapping it turns out to be no small feat, but efforts have ramped up recently due to new urgency by the climate crisis and the search for low-carbon alternatives to fossil fuels. The   cutting edge technological developments in the field   (including, yes, lasers) are devoted to drilling deeper and deeper, into hotter and hotter rock. Heat anywhere from 302°F (150°C) up to 703°F (373°C), where water enters its “ supercritical ...
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ekathimerini-com Summary Hydrogen, the fuel of the future that the European Commission is employing to meet its decarbonization targets, has brought Greece’s biggest industrial corporations closer, as they prepare to jointly bid for one of the four projects Brussels will subsidize in the context of the Hydrogen Europe program. This is the White Dragon project that provides for investments of 2.5 billion euros in electrolytic hydrogen production by means of solar energy from photovoltaic parks with a capacity of 1.5 gigawatts to be installed in Western Macedonia in the context of decarbonization. The Regional Authority of Western Macedonia is coordinating ...
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Enid News & Eagle Summary NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and the sun, on Monday provided 1,500 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) kits to 10 high schools in the state, including seven in Northwest Oklahoma. The company invested approximately $26,000 to provide the 1,500 STEM education kits to Enid, Chisholm, Kremlin-Hillsdale, Alva, Aline-Cleo, Timberlake, Cimarron, Balko, Rush Springs and Bray-Doyle high schools. Representatives delivered the STEM education kits to the schools, just as many area schools are grappling with distance learning during the global COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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Energy Global Summary The 4 MWe ORC turbogenerator will exploit geothermal brine from deep geothermal wells, to produce power that the German Company FG Geothermie GmbH will sell to the local grid. The saving of CO 2   emissions per year is estimated to be approximately 13 850 tpy. The Kirchweidach plant confirms Turboden’s design and manufacturing approach to the binary plants in the region: thanks to the high permeability, the deep geothermal reservoir is used to produce power with zero CO 2   emissions because of the full reinjection of the brine. The low-temperature geothermal plant in Kirchweidach benefits also from the optimised process designed ...
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Solar Power World Summary Ameresco announced the completion of a 5.3-MW dc  ground-mount solar energy system at San Joaquin County’s Foothill Landfill during During San Joaquin County Board of Supervisor’s meeting Tuesday. This is Ameresco’s second renewable energy project with the county that will help reduce its utility costs through California’s Renewable Energy Self-Generation Bill Credit Transfer (RES-BCT) program. San Joaquin County partnered with Ameresco to develop, own and operate a ground-mount solar system at the Foothill Landfill in Linden, California. Funded by a power purchase agreement, Ameresco installed 13,770 solar modules rated ...
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Cooling Post Summary Japanese air conditioning manufacturer Daikin Industries has agreed a joint venture with Singapore Electric Power to provide a centralised cooling system in Singapore’s first smart city. The futuristic new city, combining nature with cutting-edge technology, is to be developed by Singapore Housing Supply Corporation in the Tenga district of western Singapore. The 700 hectare site will accommodate 42,000 advanced technology homes and commercial facilities such as restaurants and sports centres, as well as schools and hospitals, and parks and farms.  Daikin will work with Singapore Electric Power to provide advanced centralised cooling ...
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