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Carleton Receives National Excellence in Sustainability Award

Carleton Now Summary Carleton is one of just two colleges nationwide to receive the 2019 Excellence in Sustainability Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). The award was presented on July 14 at the NACUBO annual meeting in Austin, Texas. The...


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Tecogen Sells Microgrid System to New York Nursing Home

Accesswire Summary Tecogen Inc. ( TGEN ), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient, clean, natural gas-powered on-site power, heating, and cooling equipment, is pleased to announce the turnkey sale of a 375 kW microgrid enabled cogeneration system for a nursing home located in...


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University of St. Andrews in Scotland to Slash Carbon Footprint

Dan McCue, Renewable Energy Magazine Summary Scotland’s University of St. Andrews has embarked on a £3.75 million energy conservation overhaul to reduce its carbon footprint by an estimated 950 tonnes per year and save £650,000, a year in operating costs. Among the energy saving...


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Report: Only a Few US Cities On Track for Clean Energy

Anca Gagiuc, Commercial Property Executive Summary The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy has released the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, a report that tracks city progress toward climate goals. The results show, even though cities are ramping up their clean energy efforts,...


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Evaluation Summary - District Heating Projects in Jinzhong and Taiyuan

AFD Summary In China , district heating projects in Jinzhong and Taiyuan were subject to an evaluation in May 2017. In 2005, the Government of the People’s Republic of China set national goals for reducing the carbon intensity by 40% per unit of GDP by 2020. In line with these goals,...


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Scientists are leading the way in developing technology to save us from climate disaster

Samantha Wohlfeil, Inlander Summary At a time when it seems more likely than ever the planet is careening toward certain devastation, it's the scientists, the inventors, the innovators who refuse to just sit back and watch it all burn. Climate activists have been gaining traction in their...


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Downtown Troy could get a geothermal system to cut energy costs

Michael DeMasi, Albany Business Review Summary The city of Troy will request a $5 million state grant to create a geothermal district downtown to provide heat and air conditioning to building owners near One Monument Square. A 25% match would be required if the New York State Energy and...


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MAN Energy CHP Plant expected to halve CO2 emissions

Kelvin Ross, Power Engineering International Summary A consortium of MAN Energy Solutions and general contractor MMEC Mannesmann is to build a combined heat and power plant which will boast the most powerful gas engines installed in Germany . The plant in Jena will be constructed for...


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Siemens Finds 75% Carbon Emissions Reduction Potential for Pittsburgh by 2030

Utility Dive Summary Pittsburgh could reduce its carbon emissions almost 75% by 2030, improving air quality and creating 110,000 new jobs, according to results from the Siemens City Performance Tool (CyPT). The city could exceed its goal to reduce carbon emissions 50% by 2030, an analysis...


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Germany could have 7.5 GW Power-to-gar capacity by 2030, say gas grid operations [GGP]

Clean Energy Wire Summary Renewables-based gases such as hydrogen and synthetic methane will be increasingly important for Germany’s to reach climate targets, say gas transmission grid operators (TSO) in press release. The country could have 1.5 gigawatt (GW) installed capacity of power-to-gas...