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Progressive candidates are embracing clean energy as a campaign issue

Joe Romm, Think Progress Summary Rebecca Otto, Minnesota State Auditor and Candidate for Governor in the Democratic Primary, on the roof of her clean energy home. Credit: Shawn Otto If Trump isn't going to do the right thing, "we're going to have to do it at the governor's level." ...


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District heating market to reach $280bn by 2024

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary New research performed by MarketStudyReport.com indicates significant growth for global district heating projects, reaching an overall market value of $280bn by 2024. Rising concerns toward greenhouse gas emissions coupled with strong demand...


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Fortum tops list of recipients of renewable energy subsidy in September in Estonia

The Baltic Course Summary Companies of Fortum Eesti, a holding of the Finnish Fortum Power and Heat OY energy group, were the biggest recipients of renewable energy support and high-efficiency cogeneration support in Estonia in September, receiving altogether 1.5 million euros, writes LETA/BNS...


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Air Permitting Case Study: Harvard’s CHP Expansion

Summary As part of its ongoing commitment to improve sustainability and reliability, Harvard University is expanding its CHP capability with a new 7.5 MW combustion turbine and fired HRSG. The project is the largest to-date to utilize special Massachusetts air permitting regulations designed to...

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Industry reacts to Clean Growth Strategy

Heating, Ventilation & Plumbing Magazine Summary The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released the government’s Clean Growth Strategy, and many throughout the industry have praised it. This strategy sets out the government’s proposals for decarbonising...


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Building Energy Efficiency Standards: Implications for District Energy

Summary A variety of standards and guidelines exist to rate the energy efficiency of buildings. In addition to the ubiquitous LEED standards, there is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Portfolio Manager and two ASHRAE standards moving ahead (Standard 189.1, for High-Performance Green...

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Clean Power Plan: Compliance Pathways

Summary EPA is currently in the process of revising the draft Clean Power Plan and the final Plan is expected in mid-summer 2015. The Clean Power Plan will regulate carbon emission from existing power plants for each state. This rule will change the generation mix, emissions profile and costs...

6C.2_Peters.pdf


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Clean Power Plan: Implications for District Energy

Summary The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed rules for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in existing power plants through section 111 (d) of the Clean Air Act. This presentation will provide an overview of these “Clean Power Plan” regulations, describe the implications for the...

6C.3_Spurr.pdf

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An Update on Financial Incentives for Energy Efficiency, CHP and District Energy Projects

Summary Despite a growing recognition of the bottom-line value of CHP, District Energy and other energy efficiency/energy conservation projects, getting budget approval and financing remains a principal hurdle to implementing these projects. This presentation will offer an update on the current...

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Update on State of MN Findings on Condensing Boiler Efficiency Assessment

Speakers Ken Smith and Jeff Volovsek, District Energy St. Paul #AnnualConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #PolicyandRegulation #DistrictEnergyStPaul #EverGreenEnergy #Minnesota #MinneapolisandStPaul #EnergyEfficiency #StateofMinnesotaDivisionofEnergyResources

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