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Empower Emphasizes Key Role of District Cooling in Meeting Decarbonization Targets Under UAE Transformation Map

Press Release, Albawaba District cooling’s significant contribution to the global initiative towards energy efficiency, if incorporated from the planning stage of infrastructure development, could address a crucial aspect of the UAE’s key targets in its transformation, said Ahmad Bin Shafar,...


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Revolving fund for energy efficiency launched; five cities to benefit

Jyoti Mukul, Business Standard Summary Major portion of GEF financing would come from Asian Development Bank; 5 cities to get global help for cooling, heating systems. Global Environment Facility (GEF), with Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), have launched a revolving fund for three...


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Danfoss, partners to set up district cooling pilot project in India

Debjoy Sengupta, The Economic Times Summary DENMARK: Danfoss’ Indian arm, Danfoss Industries, United Nations Initiative on Sustainable Energy for All and a bunch of partner companies, has planned a district cooling pilot project in India. Thane, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Bhubaneswar, Pune...


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Dubai’s Leading Experience in District Cooling to Be Showcased at High-Level Meetings in India

Press Release, Albawaba Business Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider and member of IDEA, will highlight Dubai’s leading experience as a global city in leading the adoption of district cooling systems (DCS) in a...


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Energy News: Partnerships and Tools on Clean Energy Aim to Contribute to Multiple SDGs

STEFAN JUNGCURT PH.D., IISD, SDG Knowledge Hub Summary 25 September 2017: Switching to renewable energy sources not only contributes directly to SDG 7 (Affordable and clean energy) and SDG 13 (Climate action), but can also support achieving multiple other SDGs, including SDG 3 (Good health...


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District cooling 'key to energy storage in future'

Trade Arabia Summary District cooling and tri-generation will play an increasingly vital role in the storing and integration of intermittent renewable energy sources in the future, said an engineering consultancy expert. “We are all aware that renewables are on the way to becoming the...


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UN Environment & China join forces on efficient district energy

UN Environment, EuroHeat & Power Summary UN Environment and the China Energy Conservation and Environmental Protection Group (CECEP) today joined forces to improve energy efficiency and renewable energy use in Chinese cities, and so contribute to the fight against climate change. The...


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How district energy solutions are changing cities

City Talk, a blog by ICLEI July 26, 2017 Summary An increasing number of cities across the world are getting on board and reaping the benefits of district energy. According to the report District Energy in Cities published by UN Environment in partnership with ICLEI, UN-Habitat and the...


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Global Cooperation Agreement Memorandum of Understanding Signing at IDEA2017

Representatives from Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Germany/European Union, Japan, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States come together to sign the Global Cooperation Agreement Memorandum of Understanding at IDEA’s 108th Annual Conference and Trade Show. Global...


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A Modern and Efficient Way to Beat the Heat

Pavitra Sriprakash, The New Indian Express June 2, 2017 Summary As Agni Nakshatram ends many generations would nostalgically recall Chitra Pournami and Nila Soru at Marina Beach. People managed entire summers with fans and sea breeze. Nowadays we gasp for air conditioning at every turn to...