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EIB to finance construction of CHP plant in Sofia

Mario Tanev, See News Summary SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 19 (SeeNews) – The European Investment Bank said its board has approved a 45 million euro ($53 million) loan to Sofia municipality to finance the construction of a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant for the Bulgarian capital’s...


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A case study of cogeneration system deployment and the assessment about the optimal capacity design of it for the apartment complex

Summary The real operating conditions of cogeneration systems for an apartment complex are investigated and the successful factors or the causes of failure in real application are analyzed in terms of energy loads, system capacity and the maintenance conditions etc. The simulation for the...

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Tender: Salihli Municipality Geothermal District Heating License Area, Turkey

Alexander Richter, ThinkGeoenergy Summary Salihili geothermal plant, Turkey (source: JeotermalHaberler) The municipality Salihli in Turkey has reorganized the tender for the operation of geothermal operation licensed fields for 30 years. The tender will be held on Thursday, October 12,...


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Slovenia launches tender for large-scale solar, renewables and co-generation

Emiliano Bellini, PV-Magazine Summary Slovenia has installed around 10 MW of new PV systems in 2016. Flickr: Luigi Rosa The Slovenian Energy Agency (Agencija za energijo) has issued a public invitation for new power generation capacity from renewable energy sources and high...


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Energy News: Partnerships and Tools on Clean Energy Aim to Contribute to Multiple SDGs

STEFAN JUNGCURT PH.D., IISD, SDG Knowledge Hub Summary 25 September 2017: Switching to renewable energy sources not only contributes directly to SDG 7 (Affordable and clean energy) and SDG 13 (Climate action), but can also support achieving multiple other SDGs, including SDG 3 (Good health...


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COGEN Europe highlights CHP potential for EU targets

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary There is a big incentive for backing combined heat and power , according to advocacy group COGEN Europe – the technology can go a long way towards meeting the EU’s emission reduction targets. CHP installations could provide Europe with up...


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District heating included in EIB financial package

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved financing which is set to benefit small scale biomass and district heating in Europe. It’s part of investment totalling €1.3 billion (£1.14bn) aimed at energy and water projects worldwide. ...


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CHP could provide Europe with 120GW of energy

Johnny Bairstow, Energy Live News Summary Combined heat and power (CHP) installations could provide Europe with up to an additional 120GW of energy. That’s according to advocacy group COGEN Europe, which says cogeneration from a hybrid facility can result in massive savings and reduced...


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Planning for the resilience of a city

Gérard Mestrallet, Shanghai Daily Summary On the path toward excellence, climate change appears as a major challenge for cities. Local authorities have to take urban vulnerabilities into their decision-making processes. With respect to Shanghai, a twin-pronged approach could be set to deal...


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UN Environment & China join forces on efficient district energy

UN Environment, EuroHeat & Power Summary UN Environment and the China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group (CECEP) today joined forces to improve energy efficiency and renewable energy use in Chinese cities, and so contribute to the fight against climate change. The...