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Leeds turns up the heat - but we're still Norway near

Andy King, Construction News Summary In spring next year, Leeds’ new district heating network is expected to come online. When finished, the scheme heat and hot water produced in a new recycling and energy recovery facility will be delivered to nearly 2,000 homes – making it one of the...

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Office of Energy Assurance Issues Open Request for Information, Seeks Innovative Energy Resilience Ideas

Summary The Government is performing market research to determine feasibility of contracting for various energy generation technologies for the purpose of providing resilience and solutions to Air Force Office of Energy Assurance (OEA). OEA serves as the facilitator and integrator of energy...


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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...