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Contract awarded for central heat and power centre on former RAF site

Hillingdon & Uxbridge Times Summary A contract to design, build and operate a central energy network for St Andrew's Park, which is being built on the old RAF Uxbridge site, has been awarded to Metropolitan and its partner Vital Energi. The new estate will have more than 656 homes, a...


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What future for district heating in Eastern European countries? Possible anwsers with the case of Brasov, Romania

Energy Cities Summary District heating in general is seen as an important opportunity to decarbonise the heating sector, especially in urban areas, and therefore important to reach European and global climate goals. In a case study, progRESsHEAT project partners analyse possible future...


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CHP: Obstacles and Opportunities

Joe Leo, Ethanol Producer Magazine FOR GENERATIONS: Ethanol plants are considering combined-heat-and-power projects to increase efficiency and revenue. But before any energy is generated on-site, a few factors should be addressed. STOCK PHOTO Summary With the recent explosion of plant...


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Basalt Infrastructure Partners II LP and DCO Energy Form New Partnership

Press Release, Business Wire NEW YORK--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Basalt Infrastructure Partners II LP (“Basalt”) and DCO Energy (“DCO”) today announced the closing of a transaction to acquire a joint equity ownership stake in DB Energy Assets, a newly formed entity that owns four well established...


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New soda ash factory makes Turkey largest producer in Europe

Daily Sabah Business Summary The first 15 days of 2018 have witnessed the opening of a $1.5-billion investment in Turkey's capital Ankara. One of the world's largest soda ash production facilities, Kazan Soda Elektrik Üretim A.Ş., which will be the world's largest mining solution and Turkey's...


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Submissions for the CampusEnergy2018 Student Video Contest are in!

CampusEnergy2018 Student Video Contest There is no doubt that students are aware of the need to conserve water, to turn off lights when they aren't in the room and to recycle waste materials. But do they know the vital role that their campus' district energy system plays in their college or...


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How Cities Are Staying Warm Without Fossil Fuels

Paul Brown, TruthDig District heating pipes in Germany. (Mbdortmund / Wikimedia Commons) Summary Heating homes and offices without adding to the dangers of climate change is a major challenge for many cities, but reimagined district heating is now offering an answer. A district heating...


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UK district heating specialists recognised in awards shortlist

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary Switch2 Energy has been shortlisted for two leading industry awards for excellence in district and community heating . The company is a double finalist in the Heating and Ventilation (H&V) News Awards, which are an annual celebration of...


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EBDR supports Turkey’s $11 billion green energy plan

Climate Action Programme Summary The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has backed Turkey’s newly inaugurated National Energy Efficiency Action Plan (NEAP) which aims to reduce the country’s energy consumption by 14 percent by 2023. The plan sets out energy efficiency...


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EBRD hails Turkey’s national plan to boost energy efficiency

New Europe Online Summary The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) hailed Turkey’s National Energy Efficiency Action Plan, noting that it sets the country on course to implement a reduction of 14% of primary energy consumption by 2023. The Turkish government has committed...