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ENGIE enrolls Solent University in district energy scheme

Sarah O'Beirne, Facilities Management Journal Summary Solent University’s new sports complex has connected to Southampton Geothermal Heating Company’s (SGHC) pioneering district energy scheme after signing a £2.8 million deal with energy and services specialist, ENGIE, over the next 20 years. ...


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When Your Campus Microgrid Works So Well No One Notices

Lisa Cohn, Microgrid Knowledge Summary You know you’ve done something right when your new campus microgrid islands so seamlessly that you don’t even know it happened. That’s what occurred in February, in response to a communications glitch, at Montclair State University (MSU) , the second...


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ENGIE Wins University of Leicester contracts worth over £200m

PBCToday Summary ENGIE has secured over £200m in contracts for state-of-the-art student accommodation and regeneration scheme with Freemens Common Village LLP, for the University of Leicester ENGIE will oversee the delivery of 1,164 new student accommodation across seven blocks, the...


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An Island Forms in New Jersey

Montclair State University Summary As the new school year approaches, Montclair State University students will experience a powerful new addition. Montclair State is the first university in New Jersey with an innovative Microgrid that can function independently and generate its own power,...


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Northeastern University Aims to Set New Standard for higher Ed with Advanced Micorgrid

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Northeastern University says it is developing a microgrid that sets the bar for higher education, using a self-funded approach to harden its campus resiliency while achieving sustainability goals. Now in planning, the integrated microgrid will serve the...

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At Northeast universities, new programs aim to fill gaps in clean energy workforce

Sujata Srinivasan, Energy News Network Summary The University of Connecticut is already expanding its newly-launched energy systems training program amid a shortage of energy workers in the state. Energy employment continues to grow in Connecticut. But hiring managers say they are...

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America's Top Colleges for Renewable Energy

Environment Maine A report by Environment America Research & Policy Center. Written by Abigail Bradford and Jonathan Sundby, Frontier Group and Bronte Payne and Jake Taber. Summary America’s colleges and universities are leading the transition to a 100 percent renewable energy system....

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