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Universities look to EU’s €800B COVID-19 recovery fund to upgrade campuses

Science/Business Summary As of today, 22 EU member states have submitted national plans for their share of the EU’s pandemic recovery fund, with a number looking for money to modernise university campuses, reducing the energy footprint and cutting maintenance costs. The recovery fund...

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Exclusive Clip from CampusEnergy2021: How Has the Pandemic Affected Your Campus?

CampusEnergy2021 may have ended in February but its 800+ attendees are still buzzing over the invaluable educational content offered, featuring deep-dive insights about the real-world issues affecting our campus community today. If you weren't able to attend, we are pleased to offer a...

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COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Includes Key Renewable Energy Tax Credits

The National Law Review Summary The US stimulus bill passed into law yesterday includes several key extensions and additions to the tax credits available for renewable energy. The bill had been agreed to by Congress early last week and signed into law by the president last night. In Depth ...

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Scott’s toilet paper plant is on a roll in Chester thanks to the pandemic

The Philadelphia Inquirer Summary A second wave of coronavirus has triggered a second wave of product shortages in grocery stores, though not as severe as the panic-driven hoarding that cleared shelves of everything from soup to sanitizer in March. This time around, many retailers have...

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Bloom Energy in San Jose builds new lab to expand COVID-19 vaccine testing

ABC 7 News Summary A Silicon Valley energy company is expanding COVID test lab capacity in hopes it could speed up the return of businesses and schools to normal. Health is a vital part of Building A Better Bay Area. This $1.5 million laboratory represents a unique private-public...

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Energy Democracy: Power to the People

Newsroom Summary Sometimes ‘building back better’ isn’t a matter of inventing something new and shiny, it is a matter of taking stock of the deepest needs of the most vulnerable and using what you already have around you to address them, writes Julie MacArthur The airwaves are full of...

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Johnson Controls’ OpenBlue Offers Full Suite of COVID-19 Solutions

CampusSafety Summary Johnson Controls , a technology company, has launched OpenBlue, a new digital platform that powers an innovative suite of solutions with more than 20 tailored services across HVAC , fire protection and security. The platform infuses the OpenBlue suite of...

COVID-19 and Campus Utility Systems

COVID-19 is at the front of everyone’s mind and is driving changes in everyone’s operations. We are all faced with the dilemma of how to best serve our facilities and campuses in this current environment. Campuses have continued to react and address current challenges and ongoing uncertainties...

 10-06-2020 | 12:00 - 13:00 ET

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Utah State University's Energy Team is Working to Keep COVID out of the Vents

The Utah Statesman Summary Utah State University’s energy team has been working on modifying heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems on campus to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Zachary Cook, USU’s energy manager, said a committee was put together to work on the heating,...

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Empower Organises Summer Training Programme for Emirati Youth in the District Cooling Sector

Albawaba Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) launched this year’s professional summer training programme for national graduates and institute students with a view to encouraging them to engage in the promising district cooling sector. A group of students have been...