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Clevor Trevers - Blockheads Come Up With Energy First

Cathryn Ellis, This Week in FM Summary Veolia has a new range of energy efficiency and Air Products and Engie have put their heads together to employ blockchain technology to certify the traceability of green electricity. Global resource management company, Veolia, has launched a new range of...

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Sicamous takes a look at wood-waste energy

Jim Elliot, Salmon Arm Observer Summary Sicamous is looking into using wood waste to heat buildings and maybe even generate electricity. At their meeting on April 11, the Sicamous council adopted a bioenergy opportunity report and directed district staff to look into federal funding through...


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German power plant lobby sees tighter supply by 2023

Reuters Summary FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German power companies see a potential gap between conventional electricity supply and demand by the early 2020s, urging policymakers to help investors plan better by rewarding conventional capacity and speeding power grid expansion. “Existing...


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Three hints to make climate-friendly cooling possible today

Jürgen Fischer, Danfoss Cooling, Cooling EU Summary It is estimated that 10% of all CO2 emissions are caused by cooling. [1] Let that sink in for a moment. Our need for temperature control has a significant impact on our planet’s well-being and, with a growing population and increased...


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Agenda: Ideas for seasonal thermal energy storage

Dr Daniel Friedrich, The Herald Scotland Summary It’s not news, but Scotland uses six times more energy for heating in winter than in summer. Storing energy to meet that enormous demand fluctuation used to be the preserve of the distinctive gasometers which dotted city skylines. As...



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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...


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Successful completion of geothermal doublet in the Netherlands

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Drilling rig on site on Bergschenhoek project site, Netherlands (source: Zublin) Summary A Joint Venture by Züblin Ground Engineering and Huisman Equipment reports having successfully completed a geothermal doublet with a turnkey solution in the...


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Energy efficiency: Getting the full picture

Hans Korteweg, Euractiv Europe falls short of meeting the EU Energy Efficiency target, showing a 2% gap for final energy consumption but a 4% gap for primary energy consumption, says Hans Korteweg. [ BASF - We create chemistry / Flickr ] Summary The Energy Efficiency Directive (EED),...

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Joint Release: Councilmembers Allen and Cheh to Introduce Bill Modernizing DC's Energy Grid

Press Release, April 10, 2018 New authority would gather data on how and when energy is used and create marketplace for renewably-sourced energy to add to DC’s grid, creating jobs for DC residents with DC dollars Today, Councilmembers Charles Allen (Ward 6) and Mary Cheh (Ward 3) will...