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An iPod among vinyl albums

Surendar Balakrishnan, Climate Control Middle East Summary Saying that District Cooling simplifies the building dramatically, Rob Thornton, President and CEO, International District Energy Association (IDEA), in this interview with Surendar Balakrishnan of Climate Control Middle East, urges a...


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Clean energy microgrid to power MSU College View development

Mississippi State University Summary STARKVILLE, Miss.—An advanced energy system at Mississippi State’s new College View development will help the university continue to improve campus efficiency and resiliency. College View, a public-private partnership between MSU and Greystar Real Estate...


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Mississippi State to Install a Trigeneration Microgrid for Campus Development Project

Andrew Burger, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Mississippi State University plans to build a trigeneration microgrid — combined cooling, heating and power — at its new College View student residential-retail building and campus development project outside Starkville. Project partners anticipate...


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Early Interest in Peel Business Park

Mal Gill, Farm Weekly Summary A SUSTAINABLE energy services company and corporate cousin to WA’s freight rail network operator may become the first business to establish at the agribusiness-focused Peel Business Park, Nambeelup. Two weeks after LandCorp released the first 12 lots –...


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Combined Heat and Power as a Source of Resilience in Microgrids

Link to Webinar Recording Combined Heat and Power as a Source of Resilience in Microgrids Summary Microgrids with CHP (DE-CHP) has proven to be a cost effective way to improve energy efficiency. CHP-based microgrids can also increase the level of resilience of many facilities to extreme...

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US Military Microgrids Are Using More Renewables and Batteries

Emma Foehringer Merchant, Greentech Media Summary Energy resilience has long been a priority for the military. The Department of Defense is increasingly turning to clean energy in resilience applications. (Photo: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District) The White House's...


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Microgrids Seek Path out of Regulatory Limbo

Michael Brooks, RTO Insider FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur addresses the Microgrid 2.0 conference in Baltimore. (Photo: International District Energy Association) Summary “The phenomenon that I think FERC confronts and other agencies in Washington confront is that there’s been a...


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The U.S. Army’s pivot to energy and water resilience

This article was featured in the Q4 2018 edition of District Energy Magazine. A shift in policy increases consideration of microgrid, CHP and diverse energy initiatives as mission-sustaining technologies. Energy and water are fundamental elements to the readiness and resilience of the U.S....


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How Taylor Farms is sowing the seeds for energy independence

Heather Clancy, GreenBiz Summary The not-so-little dirty secret of many "cleaner" cogeneration technologies available to companies today (cleaner than coal or diesel, that is) is that they’re powered by natural gas. Increasingly, I’m hearing about installations where renewables coexist with...


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FERC Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur presents keynote address at Microgrid 2.0

Commissioner Cheryl A. LaFleur of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) delivered an inspiring keynote address at the opening of IDEA’s Microgrid 2.0 conference: Advancing Industry Growth , reflecting on the many changes impacting energy markets including expansion of renewables and...