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District Energy for Resiliency


District Energy for More Resilient Cities, Campuses, Communities features industry experts discussing how partnerships between public-sector, government, and private-sector developers, operators and investors are the key to advancing district energy deployment for enhanced resiliency in cities, campuses, and communities around the world. 

Cangucu_Andre.jpgAndré Canguçú, Chief Business Developer,
Engie North America

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Clark_Scott.jpgScott Clark, Vice President & General Manager, 
Burns & McDonnell

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Coutinho_Carlyle.jpgCarlyle Coutinho, President & Chief Operating Officer,

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Matthew Frist, Vice President for Finance & Business, 
Duquesne University

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Barbara Frommell, Director of Strategic Partnerships, 
National Western Center

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Jim Lodge, Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, Clearway Energy

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Christopher Potter, Director, Utilities & Power Plant Operations, 
Architect of the Capitol

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Tomasz Smetny-Sowa, Senior Director, Public Works & Procurement Services,
Federal Government Canada

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De-Carbonizing with District Energy


De-Carbonizing Cities with District Energy - Tools, Techniques and Trends digs deep into the effective policies and innovative business strategies and techniques that can be deployed today to enable community scale de-carboniziation. 

Nina Axelson, Vice President, Public Relations
Ever-Green Energy

St. Paul, MN
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Ahmad Bin Shafar, Chief Executive Officer,
Empower Energy Solutions

Dubai, UAE
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Daniel Dixon, Energy Manager, District Energy Corporation
Nebraska Utilities Corporation

Lincoln, NE
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Krishnan Iyer, President & CFO,
Creative Energy

Vancouver, BC
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Bjarne Munk Jensen, Chief Executive Officer,
Aarhus AffaldVarme

Aarhus, DK
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Tom Nyquist, Executive Director of Utilities & Engineering, Princeton University

Princeton, NJ
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Lily Riahi, Senior Program Director, UN Environment District Energy in Cities Initiative

Paris, FR
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Michael Schack, Ph.D., Director, Decentralized Solutions for Cities & Territories, ENGIE

Paris, FR
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