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Existing Plants Upgrade/Expanison Design Considerations, Challenges & Lessons Learned

Summary Upgrading existing plants and/or executing previously planned plant’s expansions is a re-occurrence requirement in the industry of District Cooling in this region. This comes down to the progressive nature of most of the developments where it is neither feasible nor practical to install...


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Corix Utilities acquires Dockside Green Energy plant, plans to upgrade facility

Press Release, October 17, 2018 (Photo: Corix Utilities) VICTORIA, BC (October 17, 2018) – In a transaction completed September 28, 2018, Corix Multi-Utility Services Inc. (an affiliate of Corix Utilities Inc.) has acquired 100 per cent ownership of Dockside Green Energy’s utility assets. ...

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Why the UK's ageing infrastructure might be an advantage in the global digital revolution

Chris Fry, Business Green Summary Ramboll UK's Chris Fry explains how the UK has a huge opportunity to replace its ageing infrastructure with greener, cleaner upgrades. Working for a global company with a strong Scandinavian heritage, we have long focused on sustainable buildings and...

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Hendrix to Make Significant Investment in Student Living

Hendrix College News Center Summary CONWAY, Ark. (October 8, 2018) – Hendrix College is preparing to make major upgrades to five of its historic residence halls. “In our community, the residence halls can have as great an impact on students as our academic buildings and athletics facilities,”...

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Lighting, steam heat improvements lead to big energy savings at URI

Dave Lavalle, URI Today Summary KINGSTON, R.I. — October 3, 2018 — Since 2006, the University of Rhode Island has saved 11 million kilowatt hours of energy, reduced annual steam consumption by 89 million pounds and reduced carbon dioxide emissions by almost 26 million pounds. Such achievements...

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DES details still need ironing out

Brandon Barrett, Pique Photo Courtesy of the Whistler Housing Authority Summary Following countless hours of negotiations with the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), to say that Tony Routley was relieved to hear that council had agreed to lend $870,000 to help Cheakamus Crossing with...

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Siemens' Federal Arm Lands $555M DOE Lab Energy Savings Performance Contract

Monica Jackson, Govcon Wire Summary Siemens ‘ U.S. government subsidiary has received a potential $554.6M energy savings performance contract to update power generation and heating systems within an administrative area at the Energy Department ‘s Los Alamos National Laboratory. DOE...

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Relief coming for DES owners

Braden Dupuis, Pique PAYOUT The Resort Municipality of Whistler is looking to assist District Energy System owners in Cheakamus Crossing with funds for maintenance and repairs. (Photo: Pique File Photo) Summary The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is looking to do right by District...

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The Hospital Energy Project

National Health Executive Summary The boilers at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT’s Churchill and John Radcliffe (JR) hospitals dated back to 1963 and 1973. They were unreliable, polluting, inefficient, costly to maintain, and they drained resources. In addition, patient care was often...

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Helsinki Energy Company Helen to Go Climate Neutral

City of Helsinki Helen operates Finland's first V2G (vehicle-to-grid) electric car charging station, developed by Helen with partners in the mySMARTLife EU Project. The project develops solutions to cut urban carbon dioxide emissions. Pictured is the first charging. Photo: Sonja Meskanen...