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Airport Microgrid in Northern California Looks to Create Replicable Model

Peter Maloney, Microgrid Knowledge Summary An airport microgrid is moving forward on the far northern coast of California that could provide relief for planned utility power shutoffs and be a template for other, similar projects. The Redwood Coast Airport Microgrid began about two years ago...


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Airports Consider Going Off Grid

Kallanish Energy Summary A growing number of U.S. airports, such as Pittsburgh International Airport, are determining whether they should leave the power grid, Kallanish Energy understands. No airport operator or airline wants to go through what happened at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta...


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Mike Badame hopes you never notice him at O'Hare Airport - it means everything is working

Ryan Smith, Chicago Sun Times Summary Mike Badame has one of the most important jobs at O’Hare International Airport you’ve never heard of — and he aims to keep it that way. As assistant chief operating engineer for the Chicago Department of Aviation, he’s part of a team literally keeping...


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Powering the Future: Pittsburgh International Airport Unveils First-of-Its-Kind Microgrid to Power Entire Facility

Allegheny County Airport Authority Summary PITTSBURGH, Oct. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time in the U.S., a major airport will be completely powered by its own microgrid with the use of its own on-site natural gas wells and solar panels. The first-of-its kind model will...


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Utility Subsidiary Nearly Doubles the Energy Capacity for London City Airport

Smart Energy International Summary A subsidiary of UK Power Networks is combining a solar pv system, combined heat and power solution, new substations and smart automation software to enhance energy resilience at the London City Airport . A new SCADA system will be installed to remotely...


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Resilient Airport Microgrids

This presentation covers an overall review of the growing needs for resilient microgrids at our nation's airports and a review of how the award-winning Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is approaching its’ own resilient microgrid solution to reduce its operating costs, improve reliability,...

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Versaprofiles Awarded Largest Canadian Geothermal Energy Project Contract

Press Release Saint-Lazare-de-Bellechasse (Canada), March 28th, 2019 – A newly signed agreement has made Versaprofiles the leading Canadian supplier of geothermal loops. Vancouver International Airport recently launched its massive facility expansion plan, including the construction of the...


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Cogeneration Takes Flight at JFK Airport Hotel

Diana Mosher, Commercial Property Executive Summary When MCR Development announced in 2015 that it would be converting the TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport into a lobby and retail space for an adjacent six-story hotel, it was a happy day for architecture and aviation...


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MAN Providing CHP Solution For Israeli Airport

Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide Summary MAN Energy Solutions will provide a new combined heat and power (CHP) solution for Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel. A dual-fuel engine MAN 9L51/60DF will serve as the main energy source and supply the airport with 9.2 MW of electrical...


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Dubai South inaugurates first cooling plant at VIP Terminal in Aviation District

Mehak Srivastava, Construction Business News Summary The first central cooling plant serving the VIP Terminal in Aviation District, Dubai South, has officially begun its operations, following the inauguration ceremony led by Tahnoon Saif, CEO of Aviation District and Ismail Al Marzooqi, CEO of...