Informing, connecting & advancing the district energy industry.

IDEA2018: Local Solutions, Global Impact

June 11-14, 2018, Vancouver, BC

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Microgrid 2.0

October 29-31, 2018 Baltimore, MD

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CampusEnergy2018: Sharing Solutions, Sustaining Our Future

March 5-9, 2018, Baltimore, MD

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2018 Operational System Survey

Help IDEA in our efforts to educate important stakeholders in government, industry, and communities and advance the district energy industry in North America.


Transforming Losses into Gains

Study on District Energy in Cities in Support of Korea's Eco Energy Towns approach.


Smart, Resilient Energy in Action

If you want to see smart, resilient energy in action, visit an IDEA college campus.



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