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DOE issues “Energy Efficiency and Energy Security Benefits of District Energy” Report

In FY 2018, the Senate Appropriations Committee directed the US Department of Energy (DOE) “to collaborate with industry to submit a report to Congress… that assesses the potential energy efficiency and energy security gains to be realized with district energy systems.” The report can be read here.


Winter 2020 Issue of District Energy Now Online!

The first issue of District Energy of this new decade  - and it's a good one.
To get you ready for CampusEnergy2020, this issue includes articles on the Colorado School of Mines reviving their heating plant and a story on central plant upgrades at the Denver AirportWith our new, responsive design you can enjoy from any device, wherever you are and whenever you want.

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