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Killing the kilowatt: the race to cut carbon from heating

Jillian Ambrose, The Telegraph Business Summary The damp cold of a January night is easily forgotten once inside. In a smart, detached home just south of Birmingham, the Minogue family are cosier than they have ever been. They are one of around 100 homes in the local area taking part in a...


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Tabreed, Masdar Successfully Complete Pilot Project to Enhance District Cooling Plant Energy Efficiency

Press Release, Albawaba Business The pilot project, conducted at Tabreed’s plant in Mohammed bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi, created a prototype for an optimal control system which was implemented following various testing phases. National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the...


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Choosing the Type of Microgrid that is Right for Your Operation

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary So you’ve decided that your operation needs a microgrid. But what type of microgrid? Answering that question isn’t always easy because microgrids come in many different permutations, often customized to the business, factory, hospital, university,...


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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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Resilience of Energy Systems: Metrics and Evaluation - AECOM

Summary This presentation provides a definition of energy resiliency and its attributes. Using Bronzeville Resilience & Performance Metrics – perspective of ComEd (Utility) and the Navy Energy Security & Readiness Scorecard – an Installation Perspective Using Resiliency Metrics as case...

Srivastava_Avinash-Thompson_Calum-Resilience of Energy Systems.pdf


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Advanced Hot Water Systems

Summary District heating systems represent a key technology for the transformation of energy systems towards 4thgeneration. Some of their advantages include reliable and well-established system components, a highly diversifiable and flexible heat supply allows effective and efficient...

Richter_Stephan.pdf


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New $17.6B plan would rebuild Puerto Rico's grid with renewables, DERs

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary An impressive list of utilities and groups have developed a $17.6 billion plan to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric distribution system, including a focus on resilience to withstand future storms and the inclusion of modern grid technologies and control...


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Optimizing Strategies through Effective Modeling

Summary Effective modeling can help your system optimize to acheive efficiency and save on energy costs. By having a hollistic approach and utilizing different tools and strategies the University of Texas at Austin is able to achieve up to 87% efficiency and keep fuel & emissions at 1976...

Ontiveros_Juan - Modeling.pdf


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Business Case for Resilient Energy System Scenarios, Industry Perspective – Thermo Systems

Summary Thermo Systems is a national, full-service control systems integration partner for energy and consumer markets. This presentation shares some of their experience with designing and implementing controls systems aimed at acheiving energy resiliency, system optimization and fiscal...

Zinger_Serge_Thermo Systems.pdf


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Co-Optimizing Energy and Process in the Microgrid

Whether operating a building, campus, industrial or manufacturing process the resiliency and value of CHP in District Energy Systems may be greatly enhanced by adding intelligent microgrid energy control systems. A microgrid enables islanding from the utility and preservation of plant...

 12-12-2017 | 11:00 - 12:00 ET