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Vicinity Energy commits to reaching net zero carbon emissions for all operations by 2050

Vicinity Press Release Summary Vicinity Energy, the nation’s largest district energy provider, announces its plan to reach net zero carbon emissions for all of its operations by 2050 Vicinity Energy provides heat, hot water, cooling, chilled water, sterilization and humidification to over...

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Vicinity Energy Acquires District Energy System Serving West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV

Yahoo! Finance Summary Vicinity Energy announced today that it has acquired Morgantown Energy Associates, the district energy system serving West Virginia University ( WVU ) in Morgantown, West Virginia , from an investment affiliate of Starwood Energy Group Global, L.L.C. This...

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New Grand Rapids Steam Plant Owner Eyes Expansion Amid Downtown Growth

MiBiz Summary Since the late 1800s, downtown Grand Rapids has been equipped with a network of pipes that heat buildings with steam generated from a series of boilers across from Van Andel Arena. Known as district energy, the concept is seeing a revitalization as a clean energy tool,...

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Vicinity Energy Acquires Central Energy Plant Serving Historic Watergate Complex in Washington D.C.

Yahoo! Finance Summary Vicinity Energy announced today that it has acquired the district energy system serving the historic Watergate Complex in Washington D.C. and taken over operations as of February 1st 2020. The acquisition is the first for the company under its new ownership, making...

LEED and District Energy: What's New in the Guidelines? Why Does it Matter to me?

The USGBC has now released an new version of LEED, version 4.1. This is the first version to include the impacts of source energy on a project’s LEED application. This will also impact how district energy is accounted for in that application. Attendees will learn the latest and greatest relative...

 06-30-2020 | 15:00 - 16:00 ET

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Center City steam loop a ‘diamond in the rough,’ new CEO says as pressure builds to go green

The Philadelphia Inquirer Summary The Center City district heating system produces steam at a central power plant and delivers it by underground pipes to about 500 buildings. The system is nearly 100 years old, and to casual observers, it seems like a relic of another era. But...

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Vicinity Energy is Now the Largest Provider of District Energy Solutions in North America

Vicinity Press Release Summary Antin Infrastructure Partners has, today, finalized its purchase of Veolia North America’s district energy assets in the United States. Now officially named Vicinity Energy, the district energy business is comprised of steam, hot and chilled water and...