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

Webinar Hosted By Webinar recorded October 30, 2019 Summary 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...

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Three Pittsburgh institutions share how they're working to limit their contributions to climate change

Juliette Rihl, Public Source Summary Global indicators of climate change consistently set records. Eighteen of the 19 warmest years on record have occurred since 2001. Greenland and Antarctica lose hundreds of billions of tons of ice mass every year due to melting. The sea level rose about 8...


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Water from Powell Street BART station to heat downtown San Francisco

Theophile Larcher, San Francisco Examiner Summary A new water recycling project unveiled Tuesday using water drained from the Powell Street BART station to generate energy is expected to save around 30 million gallons of water a year. The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday...


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Clearway Energy Center San Francisco Receives 2019 IDEA Innovation Award

Gordon Judd from Clearway Energy Center San Francisco (middle) receives IDEA's 2019 Innovation Award from IDEA President Rob Thornton (right) and Bob Smith, RMF Engineering (left) at IDEA's 110th Annual Conference & Trade Show on June 26th in Pittsburgh, PA. Clearway Energy Center San...


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IDEA2019 Tour Visits Clearway's Uptown Energy Center and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA

Summary Clearway Energy Inc.’s Uptown Energy Center is a state of the art district energy facility and distribution system located east of downtown Pittsburgh in the emerging Lower Hill district. The system, which went live in 2018, provides UPMC Mercy Hospital with steam, chilled water, and...

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Clearway Energy, Inc. Enters Partnership with Duquesne University to Improve Campus Power Efficiency, Reliability

Press Release, Clearway Energy New 40-year public-private partnership involved the campus Tri Generation facility PRINCETON, N.J. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 2, 2019-- Clearway Energy, Inc. (“Clearway”), (NYSE: CWEN and CWEN.A) and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh have entered...

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Avista Selects Clearway Energy Group's Rattlesnake Flat Wind Project for Power Purchase Agreement

Press Release Agreement provides renewable energy intended to offset higher priced market purchases and fossil-fuel generation SPOKANE, Wash., March 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avista, through a request for proposal issued in June 2018, has selected to purchase power generated by the...


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What's Keeping Energy Leaders Up at Night? Campus Energy Leaders and Business Partner Experts Discuss at CampusEnergy2019

The CampusEnergy2019 conference program opened Wednesday, February 27th, 2019, with a panel discussion moderated by IDEA CEO, Rob Thornton. Campus energy leaders and business partner experts provided insights on de-carbonizing, resiliency, awareness, modernizing, partnering, and the future. ...


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Control System Upgrade at Minneapolis Energy Center

Summary The Minneapolis Energy Center (MEC) supplies steam and chilled water to more than 100 buildings in the downtown area. MEC’s system operates five interconnected plants, two stand-alone plants and two County. MEC recently completed a two and half year project to remove and replace its...

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Distribution Vaults Rehabilitation

Summary Distribution vault is an essential element of any district energy system while its importance often remains underappreciated. In many developments vault specification is basic and does not account for negative impact of elevated temperature, high humidity, chemical substances...

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