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IDEA is Supporting the Financing Our Energy Future Act (S.1841/H.R.3249)

IDEA is supporting the Financing Our Energy Future Act (S.1841/H.R.3249). U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Representatives Mike Thompson (D-CA-05) and Ron Estes (R-KS-04) have re-introduced bipartisan legislation to level the energy playing field by giving...


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CHP & TES: Strange Bedfellows or a Match Made in Heaven?

District Energy systems often incorporate Combined Heat & Power (CHP); and they often incorporate Thermal Energy Storage (TES). Each technology can provide significant performance enhancements in the areas of peak capacity, reliability, resiliency, environmental impact, and economics....

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Implementation of TES in an Existing District Cooling Plant

JBR DCP is built to serve 60,000 TR. It has 12 chiller modules each with a capacity of 5,000 TR. However, TES was not part of the original design. Empower did a feasibility study for the implementation of TES in the existing DCP to serve upcoming developments where we studied potential benefits....

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India advances ground-breaking plan to keep planet and people cool

UN Environment Summary India’s new comprehensive Cooling Action Plan targets an increase in sustainable cooling for the good of its population, while helping to fight climate change Four years after temperatures hit the high forties in India, claiming over 2,000 lives, parts of the...

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Cities can follow Stanford's energy makeover to cut emissions of carbon dioxide affordably, new study finds

Vincent Xia, Stanford News Summary Over the past several years, Stanford transformed its energy infrastructure by electrifying its heating system, replacing its gas-fired power plant with grid power, creating a unique system to recover heat, building massive tanks to store hot and cold water,...

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$13.6B record-breaking solar park rises from Dubai desert

Tom Page and Max Burnell, CNN Summary Under the Arabian sun, a monumental construction effort is making headway. Located deep within Dubai's desert interior, the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park -- named after the emirate's ruler and the UAE's vice president and prime minister --...

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SaltX starts groundbreaking pilot plant tests in Berlin

Industry Europe Summary The energy storage company SaltX Technology has now started the operation of the large-scale pilot at Vattenfall's Reuter C facility in Berlin. SaltX Technology is a Swedish company that developed EnerStore, a globally patented groundbreaking nano technology whereby...


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Storing Energy By Heating Stone to 600 Degrees - Could Power Denmark For Hours

Jesper Berggreen, Clean Technica Summary Test Facility in Denmark to Be Proof of Concept For High Temperature Thermal Energy Storage Using Stones as Storage On Monday, the Danish minister of education and research, Tommy Ahlers, attended the official inauguration of a giant pilot facility...


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Thermal Energy Storage System Installation & Optimization at The National Institutes of Health

Summary A new 8 million gallon above-ground stratified thermal energy storage system (TESS) is now operating to shift the chiller dispatch at the 60,000 ton capacity central plant. The presentation will provide an overview of TES technology, applications, materials, construction, and operation....

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Current Trends in Thermal Energy Storage

Summary Thermal Energy Storage (TES) has long been used in District Cooling applications, including well over 100 university, medical, research, airport, and military campuses. Notable current and growing trends in TES applications will be examined through case studies, including examples of: ...

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