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A Recovery for All of Us: Mayor de Blasio Announces Path to Provide Geothermal Utility Service

NYC Summary To accelerate the transition from fossil fuel energy sources to a city that runs on clean energy technologies, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced several critical steps the City will take to advance the implementation and integration of district geothermal systems. Geothermal...

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Cities Confront Climate Challenge: How to Move from Gas to Electricity?

Yale Environment 360 Summary In 1836, Philadelphians mostly used whale oil and candles to light their homes and businesses. That year, the newly formed Philadelphia Gas Works caused a stir when it lit 46 downtown street lamps with gas made from coal in its plant on the Schuylkill River. By...

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It is time to unleash the potential of geothermal energy

The Salt Lake Tribune Summary A groundbreaking renewable energy project is taking place near the small town of Milford, Utah, that could change the energy landscape of America forever. With funding from the Department of Energy, researchers at Utah’s Frontier Observatory for Research...

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New joint venture targets utilization of shallower geothermal resources

Think GeoEnergy Summary In a release New-Zealand based international geothermal advisors, JRG Energy Consultants and Geo Industry Heat , a Spanish-based direct-use company, have announced a collaboration on strategic initiatives for the geothermal industry. Both companies have...

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Geothermal district heating explored by Speyer, Germany

Think GeoEnergy Summary The local municipal utility Stadtwerke Speyer (SWS) has announced plans to become climate neutral for electricity by 2030 and heating by 2040. Geothermal energy should also make a contribution. So while the utility already is making huge steps forward in the...

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Submer Designs Liquid-Cooled Data Center In a Box for High-Power Edge Computing Sites

Data Center Knowledge Summary Liquid cooling company Submer has introduced a new modular data center solution that, by submerging servers in dielectric fluid, will enable its customers to pack a lot of compute muscle in a relatively small amount of space. The Barcelona-based startup’s new...

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Renewables get increasing role in district heating in Serbia

Balkan Green Energy News Summary Soon there will be no heating oil nor coal in the production of heat in Serbia as the government and local authorities are turning to cleaner energy and the expansion of the district heating network. The Ministry of Mining and Energy intends to utilize the...

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Five steps to delivering the geothermal decade

Euractiv Summary It provides baseload or dispatchable renewable electricity which is critical to balancing electricity when the wind and sun are not around. It provides the cheapest renewable heating and cooling. The Bundestag and Maltese Parliaments use it for heating and cooling whilst the...

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Hopes that more properties could benefit from Lerwick District Heating scheme in future

Shetland News Summary THERE are hopes that more properties could connect to the Lerwick districting heating scheme in the future, with a Scottish Government push to reduce emissions in homes and buildings likely to help the cause. Neville Martin, working as a project consultant for operator...

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Johnson Controls continues to reinforce best-in-class OpenBlue sustainability performance with two award-winning heat pump technologies

PR Newswire Summary Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI ), the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, announced that its YORK® AMICHI™ YMPA air-cooled scroll DC inverter reversible heat pump, featuring low-Global Warming Potential (GWP) R454B refrigerant, has won Heat Pump...