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LEED Benefits of Veolia Boston-Cambridge DES

Summary Boston boasts a healthy commercial real estate market with most of the new buildings designed seek to achieve LEED Gold certification. Veolia engaged RMF Engineering to conduct a LEED survey of their CHP DES system to calculate the points available under the E&A credit. Veolia’s...


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Hydraulic Modeling Driving the Business Case of the Boston-Cambridge system CHP

Summary Veolia’s continued effort to expand cogenerated steam within the Boston and Cambridge steam systems has resulted in a very competitive, yet very complicated combined-city network. Hydraulic modeling played a key role in connecting a strategically located cogeneration resource and...

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Veolia Energy North America Wins 2015 System of the Year

presented to the Boston-Cambridge district in...countries, Veolia’s Boston-Cambridge network...honored to have our Boston-Cambridge network

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ACEEE: 32 Cities Improve Energy Efficiency Score; Boston Tops List

Kristin Musulin and Jackie Snow, Smart Cities Dive May 16, 2017 Summary The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released its biannual scorecard that ranks 51 large U.S. cities on energy-saving efforts in five areas: local government operations, community-wide initiatives,...

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Boston prepares to dive into energy buying business after much delay

Riley Villiers, The Daily Free Press Summary Despite some delays, Boston is entering into the energy buying business with a push from the mayor’s office to jumpstart programs that will obtain electricity for the City. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and his administration announced Aug. 22 ...

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Harvard University: A Valedictorian of Microgrids and Distributed Energy

Andrew Burger, Microgrid Knowledge Summary As an early adopter of microgrids and distributed energy, Harvard University continues to lead the way in demonstrating energy security, reliability, sustainability and resilience for higher education. Harvard’s history of producing and distributing...

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Shaun Donovan Joins Allston Staff

John S. Rosenberg, Harvard Magazine Summary HARVARD ANNOUNCED today that Shaun Donovan ’87, M.Arch.-M.P.A. ’95, will serve as part-time “senior strategist and advisor to the president on Allston and campus development.” Donovan was director of the White House Office of...

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Educating the Next Generation of Energy Professionals at Kendall Cogeneration Station

Paige Davis, IDEA July 13, 2017 IDEA member Veolia is teaming up with the Boston chapter of Young Professionals in Energy (YPE) to host an event at their Kendall Cogeneration Station in Cambridge, MA on July 25 th . This is the latest event in YPE’s Industry Insights series and it...

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Mass. Department of Environmental Protection Set to Approve Application for Central Utilities Plant Upgrade

Kristin Lund, MIT Facilities May 3, 2017 Summary In its efforts to upgrade the on-campus Central Utilities Plant (CUP), MIT has been advancing along a path of rigorous planning and meticulous permit applications. This summer, the Institute hopes to break ground on the project, based...

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BMC Unveils $15M Cogeneration Plant to Increase Energy Efficiency and Resiliency

High Profile April 25, 2017 Summary Boston Medical Center (BMC) is now generating much of its own electricity and heat through a natural gas-fired, 2-megawatt combined heat and power plant (CHP, or cogen), further enhancing BMC’s standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in Boston. ...