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Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson warns of possible in-year cuts to $2.8-billion infrastructure plan for 2020 without help from senior governments

Edmonton Journal Summary Edmonton city council is poised to back most of the $2.8 billion in construction projects approved for 2020, but Mayor Don Iveson is warning the plan may require cuts during the year if senior governments don’t provide funding. A pending motion filed by Iveson...


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ENGIE Solutions Provides Smart Building Services to Group 42’s High Throughput COVID-19 Detection Lab

Utilities Summary ENGIE Solutions, an international company dealing with provision of zero-carbon energy and innovative integrated facilities management solutions, is providing Group 42 (G42), a leading artificial intelligence and cloud computing company, with cutting edge, technology...


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In a First, Renewable Energy Is Poised to Eclipse Coal in U.S.

New York Times Summary The coronavirus has pushed the coal industry to once-unthinkable lows, and the consequences for climate change are big. The United States is on track to produce more electricity this year from renewable power than from coal for the first time on record, new...


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Minister Mckenna Unveils Set-Aside Infrastructure Funds for COVID-19 Response

Sussex Press Release Summary In an interview Tuesday, May 12 with the Canadian Press, Infrastructure and Communities Minister Catherine McKenna provided an update on her efforts to flow infrastructure funding to provinces and territories and revealed that the federal government will allocate...


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TECO Rebating April 2020 Chilled-Water, Steam Service Charges

Press Release Summary On May 6, 2020, Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) announced that it has rebated its customers for their April 2020 chilled-water and steam service charges – a total of $6.2 million. “TECO is based on a cooperative business model, working closely with the institutions...


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Utilities takes sensible precautions for staff during pandemic

Notre Dame Weekly Summary As part of the University’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, it’s anything but business as usual at the Power Plant. To protect the health of the vital few experts who know how to operate the facility that provides electricity, heating, cooling, hot and cold...


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IDEA, Enwave and QUEST call on Canadian Federal Government to consider investments in district energy to stimulate economic recovery

IDEA Summary In a letter to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, Rob Thornton, President & CEO of IDEA, Tonja Leach, Executive Director of QUEST and Carlyle Coutinho, President & COO of Enwave called on the Canadian Federal Government to strongly consider strategic...


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FERC, NARUC Want Utility Workers Designated as ‘Essential’

Power Magazine Summary Two agencies aligned with the power generation industry, including the group representing state public service commissioners who regulate utility services, including energy, telecommunications, and water, are asking state regulators to designate utility company workers...


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A Resilient Pack: Keeping Our Facilities ‘Healthy’

NC State Summary With a fraction of its staff, Energy Systems continues to provide round-the-clock utility and facilities operations to hundreds of campus buildings. The need for energy and operation of essential systems never stops, and NC State’s campus is no exception. With a...


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EU Green Recovery is Now Needed to Restart Europe

Reve Summary 31 organisations from Europe’s electricity, heating, cooling, building and transport sectors called on the European Institutions today to stick firm to the European Green Deal objectives. And to restart Europe’s economy after the COVID-19 crisis by placing renewable energy and...