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Thermal Storage Impact on CHP Performance

Summary Combined Heat and Power appears to be part of a transitional solution from inefficient high carbon intensity energy communities to completely renewable energy communities. Thermal storage can play a significant a role in the delivering the full potential economic value and facilitate...


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Simplifying the Selection of Thermal Energy Storage for District Cooling

Summary Increasingly, district cooling providers around the globe are incorporating thermal energy storage into their plant design. There are many benefits or reasons to do so making the initial decision easy. But, selecting the best or most appropriate technology can be more difficult. This...


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Chilled Water Thermal Energy Storage: Providing Value Even in the Great White North

Summary Chilled water TES has long provided benefits for District Cooling in typical U.S. climates. Recently, its use has expanded in hot climates, e.g. in the MidEast, Malaysia, and Mexico. But what about Canada, with its cold climate and relatively short cooling season? Can chilled water TES...


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Emicool Wins District Cooling Contract for Expo 2020 Conference and Exhibition Centre

Press Release, Albawaba Dubai Investments PJSC, the leading, diversified investments company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary and leading district cooling service provider Emirates District Cooling [Emicool] has been awarded the contract for a...

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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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Geisinger: New plant to provide clean energy

Denise Allabaugh, The Times-Tribune SUBMITTED PHOTO Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center (GWV) has broken ground on an $18 million Central Utility Plant that will provide clean energy for the campus for decades to come. Summary PLAINS TWP. — Construction has begun on Geisinger...

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TECO Wins Efficient Technology Award

Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) Summary Thermal Energy Corporation (TECO) received an Excellence Award from the Turbine Inlet Cooling Association (TICA) for the company’s use of turbine inlet cooling, a technology that enhances power generation capacity. The award was presented March 20...

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Harvard Completes Steel Framework for Allston Energy Facility

Truelian Lee and Jacqueline P. Patel, The Harvard Crimson Construction is underway in Allston. Photo: Jacqueline S. Chea Summary Harvard last month completed the steel framework of the “District Energy Facility,” a building located on Harvard-owned land in Allston that will supply...

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Developing District Heating in Ireland

Donna Gartland, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland Summary Imagine life without fear of leaving on the immersion? Guest blogger, Donna Gartland, Executive Energy Planner with Codema – Dublin’s Energy Agency, writes about how Ireland needs to start looking to sustainable alternatives like...