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Finnish gov wants to ban coal usage in 2029

Mu Xuequan, Xinhua News Summary HELSINKI, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- The use of coal for producing heat and electricity is possible to become illegal in Finland in 2029, based on a bill submitted to the parliament on Thursday. The envisaged schedule met instant criticism particularly from the...


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Cogeneration Channel: From Enmax, energy for low emissions district heating

Cogeneration Channel: Case Study Jason Grabinsky, Manager Business Relationship, District Energy, ENMAX Corporation The Enmax district heating plant serves numerous homes, commercial and institutional buildings in the city of Calgary (Canada), including City Hall, the National Music Center...


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A zero carbon future: the role of district heating in Scotland

Aisling O'Reilly, Visions Blog Summary Projects Coordinator, Aisling O’Reilly, shares her knowledge of heat networks in Scotland, stories from the Vital Energi Conference as well as some examples of where the industry is headed from at home and abroad. There’s been a lot of talk recently...


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New Craigmillar development turns up the heat

Project Scotland Summary ARC-Tech (Scotland) has been delivering M&E works on a district heating network that is set to service a new Edinburgh housing development. The Craigmillar-based development on Greendykes Road is being constructed on behalf of City of Edinburgh Council and will...


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ENGIE backs £320m UK heat networks strategy

Kelvin Ross, Power Engineering International Summary Energy giant ENGIE has given its backing to a £320m UK government heat networks project. ENGIE is Britain’s largest provider of district energy and says the launch of a Heat Networks Investment Program by the Department for...


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How biomethane can help turn gas into a renewable energy source

Bernadette McCabe, The Conversation Summary Australia’s report card on reducing its greenhouse gas emissions is not exactly glowing , but there are ample opportunities to get it on track during this period of rapid change in the energy sector. Greater use of renewable electricity sources...


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Landfill gas plan makes economic, environmental sense

Nazim Cicek, Winnipeg Free Press Summary The 2018 Winnipeg municipal election is fast approaching. Candidates for mayor and city council are fanning out across the city to discuss their policies on a variety of locally important issues. Let me pose a question to all running for office: if you...


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UK move to distributed energy 'could cut CO2 footprint by 11%'

Henry Edwardes Evans, S&P Global Platts Summary London — The UK's health, industry and hospitality sectors could deliver savings of 137 million mt of CO2 between 2017 and 2030 if 50% of sector companies adopted distributed energy technologies, Centrica said Monday. By far the...


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View from the top: Partnerships needed in the energy shift

Danielle Lane, Utility Week Summary “Vattenfall wants to be free from fossil fuels in a generation. If we tried to do it on our own, we would probably fail. So we need to forge partnerships.” The electricity industry is undergoing a fundamental shift and I count myself lucky to have been...


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Washington DC 100% x 2032 renewables bill could super-charge solar

Christian Roselund, PV Magazine Summary As the Trump Administration puts pro-coal ideologues in key positions of power and continues to downplay or ignore the seriousness of climate change, the district and city which hosts the U.S. federal government is preparing to set a more ambitious...