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Procurement models for District Energy System Projects

Summary With a mandate from the Trudeau Government to meet Canada’s commitments under the Paris Accord, Public Services Procurement Canada is considering the feasibility of any carbon neutral fuel source that could be used in our modernized district energy system. This workshop will provide a...


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Burlington's 34-Year-Old District Energy Plan Is Gathering Steam

Katie Jickling, Seven Days Vermont Joseph C. McNeil Generating Station JAMES BUCK Summary David MacDonnell has been working at Burlington's Joseph C. McNeil Generating Station since it first opened in 1984. For 34 years, the biomass plant's dull roar has continued almost unabated,...

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Air Force Issues RFI for PPA at JB MDL

Summary The Air Force released a Request for Information (RFI), solicitation number W912DY-18-T-PPA1 , to conduct market research and determine the feasibility of implementing various energy generation technologies to improve resilience at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JB MDL) in New...


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Cost And Climate Savings Through Nuclear Plant-Based Heating Systems

Martin Leurent, Science Trends Summary Nuclear thermal plants could remain used in the long term due to their low carbon profile and ability to provide flexibility to the power grid. The most widespread operation of nuclear plants, however, implies the rejection into the environment of the...

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Northallerton Could Have Its Own Heating System

Emily Flanagan, The Northern Echo Summary COUNCILS are exploring the possibility of hooking up North Yorkshire’s county town to its own heating system involving cheaper, cleaner energy. North Yorkshire County Council and Hambleton District Council are looking at whether Northallerton is...

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Feasibility Study for a Waste to Energy Steam Plant at University of Idaho

Summary The objective of this study is to investigate the feasibility of utilizing waste-to-energy technology at the district energy plant for the University of Idaho campus in Moscow, Idaho. An assessment of production, composition, and energy content of the solid waste is conducted. It is...


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Engineering firm chosen for geothermal district heating feasibility study in Alberta, Canada

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary In a release last week, Canadian firm Epoch Energy Development Inc (Epoch) has announced it will be leading the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) study to assess the feasibility of the Geothermal District Energy System in Hinton, Alberta thanks to...

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Understanding Microgrid & Energy Storage Feasibility Studies

Summary Microgrid technology readily available today to help manage demand and integration of distributed energy resources while improving energy surety. However, the requirements of each application are unique and must be considered carefully. This presentation will focus on a microgrid...


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Distribution System Locational Performance Model

Summary Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has been working with the MRC and the industry to develop an innovative Distribution Grid Locational Value Model to assist utilities, developers and regulators with evaluating the economic and operational impact of DER and microgrids. ...

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