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Video: Abu Dhabi's Tabreed CEO Bader Al Lamki on growth plans

Arabian Business Summary Just a few months in his role as CEO of National Central Cooling Company PJSC (Tabreed), Bader Saeed Al Lamki is very optimistic about the future of district cooling in the Middle East. He speaks to Arabian Business sister publication Utilities Middle East about...

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Green Campus Revitalization

Drew Robb, Facility Executive Summary F ord Motor Company’s campus in Dearborn, MI stands as an enduring symbol of the American automotive industry. Its Ford Research and Engineering Campus (REC) was originally dedicated by President Eisenhower in 1953. That was followed by iconic Ford...

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Reducing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero

Princeton University Summary Ted Borer, director of the campus energy plant, discusses the University’s ambitious Sustainability Action Plan goals and strategies to achieve them. (Video by Jared Flesher) Watch the Full Video Here #News #MemberNews #EmissionsReduction ...

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Can Solar and Batteries Outlast an Extended Power Outage?

Emma Foehringer Merchant, Green Tech Media Summary Even by the standards of the generally well-informed clean-energy customers in California's Bay Area, Todd Karin is a savvy one. Karin works as a postdoctoral researcher in the energy storage and distributed resources division at Lawrence...

How Does a District Energy System Reduce Potable Water Use by 80 Million Gallons per Year?

Clearway Energy’s San Francisco Energy Center needed a way to reduce its $2M per year water bill. Forming a 3-way Private, City and State Agency partnership, a project was built to recover local groundwater from the local subway station, and install an innovative Water Treatment System that...

 10-30-2019 | 15:00 - 16:00 ET

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Valmet to optimize Helsinki district heating

Power Engineering International Summary Valmet has been chosen to supply an optimization solution for Helen Ltd’s district heat production and network in Helsinki, Finland. The system will be geared to improve the energy efficiency of Helen’s district heating network, reduce emissions, as...

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Vanguard breaks ground on food waste to energy project

Kelly Maile, Waste Today Summary Vanguard Renewables , Wellesley, Massachusetts, began construction of a new project, which represents a unique partnership between a Vermont college, a local dairy farm and a renewable energy company. Vanguard owns and operates an anaerobic digestion facility...

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Frequently asked questions about the campus power outage

Public Affairs, Berkeley News Summary UC Berkeley campus is largely without power today, Friday, Oct. 11, due to PG&E’s efforts to prevent wildfires fanned by high winds. The following FAQ provides answers to some of the key questions being asked about classes, facilities,...

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Ottawa's environmental protection committee approves $57.2M wastewater treatment plant upgrade

Mike Vlasveld, Ottawa Matters Summary The City of Ottawa could save $80-million in utilities over the next 25 years while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, after $57.2-million in upgrades to its cogeneration system at the Robert O. Pickard Environmental Centre. The Standing Committee on...

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Notre Dame ceases to burn coal, a year ahead of schedule

Marissa Gebhard, Notre Dame News Summary Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced in the fall of 2015 the ambitious goal of discontinuing the use of coal by the end of 2020, and cutting the University’s carbon footprint in half by 2030. Both goals have been achieved...