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AZF station a leading model for stadium cooling

The Peninsula Summary Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) announced yesterday that Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) cooling plant is a leading model for cooling stadiums due to district cooling system technology’s ability to cool stadium innovatively and in environmentally...

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NYU to Advance Green Building Projects Throughout System

Aziza Jackson, School Construction News Summary ALBANY, N.Y. – New York University (NYU) is moving forward with plans to advance sustainable construction and renovation projects throughout its university system. Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D., president & CEO of the Dormitory Authority of the...

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Big Buildings Hurt the Climate. New York City Hopes to Change That.

William Neuman, The New York Times Summary To fight climate change, the city is forcing the buildings, like the Empire State Building and Trump Tower, to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. New York City is about to embark on an ambitious plan to fight climate change that would force thousands...

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UAE-based district cooling firm Tabreed appoints new CEO

MEP Middle East Summary UAE-based district cooling provider National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) appointed Bader Saeed Al Lamki as the company’s new CEO, effective 21 April 2019. Khaled Al Qubaisi, chairman of Tabreed, commented: “I am very pleased to welcome Bader Al Lamki to Tabreed....

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Bahrain completes draft of district cooling regulations

Thomson Reuters Projects News, ZAWYA Summary Bahrain's Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning (MWMU) has completed the draft of district cooling regulations with the aim to increase adoption of district cooling in the country. The Central Planning Office (CPO), a unit...

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A.P. Moller Holding gets green light for geothermal projects in Aalborg and Aarhus

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary With two new permits for exploration and extraction of geothermal energy, A.P. Møller Holding Invest IV is now launching underground studies in Aalborg and Aarhus. The green potential of using geothermal energy in district heating can be great, says...

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West Sussex virtual power plant 'could save UK £32b' if replicated nationally

Edie Newsroom Summary The developers of a new virtual power plant (VPP) system set to come online across West Sussex in stages from autumn have claimed that the model could cut the UK's energy costs by 10% if it is rolled out nationally. The project, led by energy solutions firm Moixa, was...

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bluebee® to support Smart O&M of Shirui's Raffles City Chongqing HVAC project

Siveco China, openPR Summary Shirui Energy Engineering and Technology (Chongqing), a member of SP Group ( www.spgroup.com.sg ), selected Siveco China to implement its Smart O&M solution bluebee®. Shirui Energy designs, builds, owns and operates the advanced energy-efficient cooling...

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Chair's Update 2019 Spring/Summer Issue

The Chair's Update was featured in the 2019 Spring/Summer Issue of District Energy Magazine I hope you were able to attend the most recent IDEA campus conference held in New Orleans. We set a new record, with nearly 1,100 attendees. The campus conference has continued to grow since the...

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President's Message 2019 Spring/Summer Issue

The President's Message was featured in the 2019 Spring/Summer Issue of District Energy Magazine In 1952, a magazine reporter asked notorious criminal Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, to which Sutton famously replied, “Because that’s where the money is.” Today, if you were to ask me why...

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