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Scotland: City Launches Sewage Heat Recovery Project In Quest For Carbon Neutrality

aquaNOW.info Summary A new $7.3 Million USD district heating project in Stirling, Scotland, will provide low-cost, low-carbon heat from the city’s sewage. The project will save about 381 tons of carbon each year or about the equivalent of driving a car 1.5 million miles, and is part of...


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Stadtwerke München to slash emissions with GE upgrade

Power Engineering Summary Munich-based power producer Stadtwerke München (SWM) has chosen GE’s 9EMax gas turbine upgrade solution to be deployed in its cogeneration plant Heizkraftwerk-Süd (HKW-Süd). The purpose of the upgrade is to reduce fuel costs, as well as increase power output by...


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B.C. Project Pencilled Into Infrastructure Bank’s Books

BIV Summary Two years since it launched, the nascent Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) is moving forward with what could be its first investment in B.C. At this stage, the federal Crown corporation will help the City of Richmond develop the largest district energy system in North America – one...


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Carleton Receives National Excellence in Sustainability Award

Carleton Now Summary Carleton is one of just two colleges nationwide to receive the 2019 Excellence in Sustainability Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). The award was presented on July 14 at the NACUBO annual meeting in Austin, Texas. The...


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REN21 On Renewables: ‘Much Progress’ But World ‘Not onTrack’

Physics World Summary In its latest annual Renewables Global Status Report , REN21, the global renewable energy network, says that renewables are increasingly preferred for new electricity generation. Around 181 GW of renewable power capacity was added in 2018, setting a new record just...


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ENR MidAtlantic Announces the 2019 Excellence in Safety Award Winners

ENR MidAtlantic Summary A safety expert from the region has selected ENR MidAtlantic's 2019 Best Projects safety award winners. The Excellence in Safety winner, along with the Safety Award of Merit winner, will be honored as part of the Best Projects 2019 awards banquets on Nov. 5 in...


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Joint venture Strikes Energy Privatization Deal with Louisiana

The Advocate Summary Louisiana will enter into a complex agreement that could lead to the widespread privatization of energy systems at state agencies and universities throughout the state, after lawmakers reviewed the deal for a final time Tuesday. Gov. John Bel Edwards' administration...


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Natural Power and FVB Form a Strategic Partnership

Altenergymag.com Summary Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, and Swedish district energy consultant and design engineering expert, FVB, have formed a strategic partnership to further the advancement of district heating projects in the UK and Ireland. The...


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Lithuanian District Heating celebrates its 80th anniversary

Dr. Valdas Luk oševičius, Euroheat & Power Summary 12 June marked the 80th anniversary of the first district heating system launched in Lithuania. It is a great opportunity to look back and review the development of Lithuanian DH sector. To assess achievement and confidence in the...


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Maine senators move to reauthorize the DOE's combined heat, power program

Dave Kovaleski, Daily Energy Insider Summary Sens. Angus King (I-ME) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced legislation last week seeking to reauthorize and fund the Department of Energy’s Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Technical Assistance Partnerships (TAP) program for the next five years. ...