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Powering the future from remains of the past

This article appears in the Q1 2018 edition of District Energy Magazine Facing a boiler capacity shortage, the University of Minnesota rehabilitated a retired, antiquated steam plant into a model of modern efficiency and sustainability. The University of Minnesota Twin Cities...


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University of Minnesota shows off its new combined heat and power plant

Peter Myers, IDEA An interview with Jerome Malmquist, Director, Energy Management, University of Minnesota at a recent media tour of the new CHP plant. Photo: Peter Myers, IDEA A deteriorated, decommissioned 104-year-old heating plant on the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus has...

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Long-Term Infrastructure Feasibility Plan in Minneapolis

Speakers Michael Ahern, Evergreen Energy #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #Workshop #Microgrids #MinneapolisandStPaul #Feasibility #EverGreenEnergy #Minnesota #CommunityEnergy

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Design Opportunities and Business Case for Water Efficient Building Design: University of Minnesota

Speakers Scott McCord, University of Minnesota Willa Kuh & Laura Halverson, Affiliated Engineers #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #UniversityofMinnesota #Minnesota #AffiliatedEngineers #MasterPlanningandSystemDesign

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Implementation of CHP at the University of Minnesota

Speakers Steve DiNobile, University of Minnesota Chris Farr & Kent McAnally, Jacobs Engineering #ConferenceProceeding #CampusEnergyConference #2014 #Minnesota #UniversityofMinnesota #CHP

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Strategies for Coal-Free Generation and System Growth

Summary This presentation shows how District Energy St. Paul has grown by moving away from using coal as a fuel source. Speaker Michael Ahern, Ever-Green Energy #2015 #CanadaConference #ConferenceProceeding #BusinessModelsandFinancing #RenewableEnergy #Sustainability ...

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Progressive candidates are embracing clean energy as a campaign issue

Joe Romm, Think Progress Summary Rebecca Otto, Minnesota State Auditor and Candidate for Governor in the Democratic Primary, on the roof of her clean energy home. Credit: Shawn Otto If Trump isn't going to do the right thing, "we're going to have to do it at the governor's level." ...


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Brownfields: Infrastructure Opportunities

Summary Local government partners see brownfield redevelopments as an opportunity to build smarter systems and are prioritizing energy planning and district energy infrastructure. Ever-Green is serving as a technical and business planning adviser for three of these projects in Minnesota. These...

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Considerations for a District Energy System based on Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Case Study: North Loop District Energy System

Summary The Master Plan examines the technical and economic feasibility for a modern sustainable district energy system based on waste heat recovery from a nearby MSW power plant and expansion of existing NRG Minneapolis district energy system to serve heating and cooling needs of approximately...

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Biomass Hot Water District Heating for Small Communities without Natural Gas: the Grand Marais Story

Summary The City of Grand Marais is at an advanced stage in developing a hot water district heating system fueled with abundant local waste biomass. Key motivations include stabilization and reduction of long-term energy costs for propane and fuel oil, mitigating wildfire danger, creation of...

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