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Design Considerations for Achieving Optimum Cooling Tower Performance

Summary The cooling tower performance has a determining impact on the operation of a cooling plant. Any deficiency of the cooling tower performance will automatically been translated on lower plant efficiency. A few critical elements which can have an impact are: The cooling tower performance...


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Recent Developments in Motor Technology Allow Direct Drive of Low Speed Cooling Tower Fans

Summary At a time were reliability is of utmost importance and efficiency of cooling tower systems are being scrutinized new developments within motor technology allow performance and reliability to be optimized. This paper will discuss the development of low speed, permanent magnet motors and...


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DES a viable solution to India's ever-growing energy demand

Business Standard Summary With the development of modern District Energy System (DES), which offers heating and cooling services through a blend of technologies, India can combat the ever-growing primary energy demand in cities. According to experts, DES supplies "heating...

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Efficient use of district heating boosts cost-effectiveness

Smart Energy International Summary Wholly owned by the Danish city of Brønderslev, the Brønderslev Forsyning A/S holding company is responsible for the district heating and water supply, as well as for wastewater treatment. Brønderslev Forsyning A/S is a pioneer in the field of smart energy...

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UI keeps its cool: Water chilling machine finds new home on campus

Scott Jackson, Daily News Summary Water chilling machine finds new home on campus. The University of Idaho is spending about $285,000 in hopes to cut energy consumption while keeping campus cool during the summer months. On Tuesday, UI deployed cranes at two locations to transplant a...

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Dawn of modern district energy

Bansi Shukla, Millennium Post Summary Based on assessment carried out in five cities, the Government of India’s focus on this new technology will redefine the energy paradigm in India The primary energy demand in our country has escalated from about 450 million tons of oil equivalent ...

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Scottish government sticks with 2040 energy efficiency target

David Blackman, Utility Week Summary The Scottish government has defied its own parliament by pressing ahead with its plans that all homes north of the border must meet an energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of band C by 2040. The Scottish parliament voted in May to bring forward to...

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Stadtwerke Lübeck optimizes heat and electricity generation with BoFiT from ProCom

Press Release, Power Aachen (Germany), November 27, 2018 – Thanks to redesigned plant deployment planning based on the BoFiT solution from ProCom and two dedicated employees for the project, the municipal utility company Stadtwerke Lübeck is now able to manage their plant portfolio even more...

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Empower to serve 45,000 RT district cooling services to Deira Waterfront Project

Press Release, Empower Dubai, UAE, 26 November 2018: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, and Ithra Dubai LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), signed an MOU to provide Deira...

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Dundee residents say heating bills 'definitely cheaper' - but council still has work to do to lower fuel poverty in city

Lindsey Hamilton, Evening Telegraph Summary For many people the onset of winter brings the stark choice between heating their homes and putting food on the table. But a new report suggests that fewer people in Dundee are facing such a tough decision – as levels of so-called fuel poverty...