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District Cooling Market expected to grow significantly

True Industry News Summary Recently, the Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation or Empower, one of the most notable providers of district cooling services, announced that it will be providing 3,900 Refrigeration Tons (RT) district cooling services to Wasl Tower. Notably, the Wasl Tower...

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Empower Connects 40 Buildings With District Cooling Systems in the First Half of the Year 2018

Press Release, Albawaba Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider and a member of IDEA, announced the connecting its district cooling services to 40 buildings in the first half of the year, 2018. Total connected load during...

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Hot air behind your cold fridge? Why the future of cooling must be sustainable

Jürgen Fischer, The European Sting and the World Economic Forum Summary Picture this: you live in a hot and humid climate, and you get access to energy. What’s the first thing you buy to stay cool? An air conditioner (AC). As incomes and standards of living increase around the world, so does...

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How an Ambitious Minnesota Eco-Project Became a Density Battleground

Jay Walljasper, City Lab Before it closed in 2011, Ford's Twin Cities Assembly Plant churned out millions of vehicles. It's now set to become a "net-zero" mixed-use development. Cory Ryan/Getty Images Summary Ford’s Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul, Minnesota opened in 1925 to...

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Empower launches ‘24 C Cool’ summer campaign

Press Release, Albawaba Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, launched its summer campaign, ‘24°C Cool’ The three-month campaign seeks to achieve significant savings in electricity consumption in summer. This is part...

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Akron City Council approves $25 million renovation for city's steam plant

Jennifer Conn, Akron Children's and Cleveland Clinic Akron General hospitals have committed to long-term contracts with Akron's steam plant, known as the District Energy System, run by Akron Energy Systems. ( Akron Energy Systems ) Summary Over the past nine years, Akron...

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New concept aims to create 'energy positive' cities

Mark Sutton, The Spark Power City data centre will feature a stone core. (Snøhetta/Plompmozes) Summary A new concept for data centres could see excess heat provide energy to create ‘energy positive' cities. The concept, which is currently undergoing testing in Norway, will use...

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Making the Most of Your Assets

Summary Workshop 2 Session Speakers Juan Ontiveros, University of Texas at Austin #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #DistrictCooling #UniversityofTexasAustin


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Thermal Microgrids, A Global Perspective

Summary Workshop 2 Session Speakers Derek Supple, Johnson Controls #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #DistrictCooling #JohnsonControls


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Planning for District Energy Systems

Summary Workshop 2 Session Speakers Niels Vilstrup, Danish District Energy Alliance, Danish Embassy Mairead Kennedy, Ramboll #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #DistrictCooling #DanishDistrictEnergyAlliance #Ramboll