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Policy Best Practices Cambridge Getting to Net Zero Task Force

Summary The purpose of this best practices review is to highlight initiatives from a number of leading jurisdictions, to generate ideas and stimulate discussion as to what suite of strategies would best support Cambridge’s net zero emissions objective. This report identifies a variety of...

Policy Best Practices Cambridge Getting to Net Zero Task Force_Integral Group.pdf

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From net zero energy buildings to autonomous city districts: A necessary step towards the green built envrionment

Marc Frère, Open Access Government Summary Professor Marc Frère of the University of Mons Research Institute for Energy looks at the arguments for creating low energy demand buildings. In Europe, the building sector is a major contributor to energy consumption and, hence, is responsible for...

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Weinberger appoints Darren Springer as GM of Burlington Electric

Timothy McQuiston, Vermont Business Magazine Summary Mayor Miro Weinberger announced the appointment of Darren Springer as General Manager of the Burlington Electric Department at a press conference Tuesday morning at BED. Springer brings extensive experience in the energy field to the...

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How an Ambitious Minnesota Eco-Project Became a Density Battleground

Jay Walljasper, City Lab Before it closed in 2011, Ford's Twin Cities Assembly Plant churned out millions of vehicles. It's now set to become a "net-zero" mixed-use development. Cory Ryan/Getty Images Summary Ford’s Twin Cities Assembly Plant in St. Paul, Minnesota opened in 1925 to...

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District Zero - A Decision Making Tool for Net-Zero Communities

Summary Session Track 5D Speakers Peter Ellis, Big Ladder Software #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign #NetZero #BigLadderSoftware


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Designing a Transitional Net Zero Carbon Thermal Network

Summary The presentation will discuss the challenges and relevance of district energy and microgrid approaches with today's carbon goals and policies. The presentation will discuss how the use of old technologies such as thermal networks have a place with today's technology and a role with...


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Amazon system delivers data center waste heat

Tom Marseille, PE, Hon. AIA, LEED Fellow, Senior Vice President and Director of Built Ecology, WSP USA This article appears in the Q4 2017 edition of District Energy magazine . The e-commerce giant will achieve net-zero energy at its Seattle headquarters through an innovative...

Amazon feature-2017Q4.pdf

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Presolicitation Notice: Microgrid System at Fort Hunter Liggett, CA

Summary The Government anticipates issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) with the intent of awarding a Firm-Fixed Price construction contract for the Microgrid System at Fort Hunter Liggett, California (FHL). The U.S Army Garrison Ft. Hunter Liggett, California (FHL) was previously...

Presolicitation Notice-Fort Hunter Liggett Base Microgrid.pdf

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Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center Begins Journey to Creating Net-Zero Energy Campus

Press Release, City of Denver 250-acre campus will minimize environmental footprint by utilizing readily accessible and renewable resources DENVER – The Mayor’s Office of the National Western Center (NWCO) today announced the establishment of aggressive climate and energy conservation goals...

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City of Cambridge releases results of Low Carbon Energy Supply Strategy study

Press Release, Globe Newswire Cambridge among first U.S. cities to move to tactical implementation of carbon neutrality as part of its Net Zero Action Plan CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, has released the results of a Low Carbon...