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Siemens Government Technologies to Lead Energy Savings and Modernization Work for Los Alamos National Laboratory

Associated Press, OA Online Summary ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 12, 2018--Siemens Government Technologies, Inc. (SGT) is proud to extend its long-standing partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) through the award of a new task order under DoE’s Energy Savings Performance...


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Cogeneration Channel: Data on district energy in the USA according to IDEA

Cogeneration Channel: Interview Rob Thornton - President & CEO, IDEA IDEA, the international association for district energy, has been operating mainly in the USA and Canada for over 100 years. The district energy sector is expanding rapidly, illustrated by the fact that in 2017 around...


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An inside look at the largest geothermal heat system in the US

McKenna King, News 5 Cleveland Summary BOISE, Idaho — Two high-profile geothermal water-line breaks in Downtown Boise have residents a bit concerned — especially since the city has plans to expand the system. But the City of Boise said the leaks were a lot less dramatic than the cool air...


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Triple Point courts investors for UK district heating

Rachel Fixsen, IPE Real Assets Summary When Triple Point Investment Management won the contract to be the delivery partner for the UK government’s investment in heating networks, project director Ken Hunnisett realised much of the hard work had already been done. “One assertion we made in our...


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The Bulgarian Eco-Ministry will Provide BGN 111 Million to 7 Municipalities to Improve Air Quality

Novinte Summary The Ministry of Environment and Water (MoEW) announced the procedure through direct award of grants "Measures for improving the quality of the air" totaling BGN 111,442,101.58. The money is under the Operational Program "Environment 2014-2020" and the beneficiaries of the...


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Taking the Heat

Lucy Stewardson, World Cement Summary Introduction Given the need to reduce carbon emissions, protect the environment, and reduce fossil fuel consumption, waste heat recovery (WHR) is becoming increasingly important. Green’s has completed recent WHR projects that have required the design...


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Moving away from natural gas, with the help of hot water pipes

Zeyneb Magavi, Boston Globe Summary The Nov. 27 editorial “Don’t curb gas utilities; clean them up” begins an important discussion on making the transition from natural gas to renewable energy. The options discussed, hydrogen and renewable natural gas, may be more sustainable, but both...


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Crowdfunding as a novel financial tool for district heating projects

TEMPO Project, Euroheat & Power Summary The district heating and cooling sector is in full evolution towards decarbonisation alongside an in creasing share of renewable sources. This scenario entails new challenges above all from the point of view of the market. From a publicly-owned DHC...


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The 8th International District Cooling conference to kick off 9th Dec in Dubai

Press Release, ZAWYA Dubai, UAE : Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation ( Empower ), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that the 8th International District Energy Association (IDEA) Annual Conference and Tradeshow 2018 will be held under the...


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Analysis: Scotland still relies on fossil fuels

Tom Freeman, Holyrood Summary If you live in Copenhagen or one of the Danish capital’s surrounding towns, it is extremely unlikely you will have a boiler stowed away under the stairs to heat your home. Instead, pipes come directly into your house from a heating network which serves the...