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Amazon makes HQ2 official with Crystal City leases, Pentagon City buildings

Jeff Clabaugh, Washington's Top News Summary JBG Smith says Amazon has signed three Crystal City leases totaling 537,000 square feet for buildings at 241 18th St. South, 1800 South Bell St. and 1770 Crystal Drive. Amazon will begin moving into Northern Virginia in earnest by the end of...

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Cogeneration facility complete at Southbridge Innovation Center

Worcester Business Journal Summary A cogeneration facility at the 150-acre Southbridge Innovation Center expected to provide over 70 percent of the project's energy needs has been completed. The facility was built by Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services...

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Danfoss partners with solar energy firm to deliver net-zero supermarket

Marie Battesti, R744 Summary Danfoss said during a webinar on ‘ Zero net energy supermarkets: towards a sustainable future ’ last week (22 February) that it had partnered with VMA – a German solar energy equipment manufacturer – to install a CO 2 -based integrated heating and cooling system...

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Bristol hails first commercial heat network deal

BusinessGreen Summary City Council inks agreement to supply low carbon heat to 375 home Castle Park View development Ambitious plans to build a heat network across central Bristol have received a major boost, after Bristol City Council announced it has agreed its first commercial...

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New Ulm's 'Underground City'

Elroy Ulb, The Journal Summary New Ulm’s ‘underground city’/tunnels were commonly known as the ‘steam tunnels’ because the steam lines were placed inside the existing tunnels under the sidewalks of Minnesota Street. The tunnels, however, were not built for the steam lines. The tunnels were...

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Preliminary US Emissions Estimates for 2018

Energy & Climate Staff, Rhodium Group Summary After three years of decline, US carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions rose sharply last year. Based on preliminary power generation, natural gas, and oil consumption data, we estimate emissions increased by 3.4% in 2018. This marks the second...

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Building for the Future: The Next Steps in Green Development

Alexandra Pacurar, Commercial Property Executive Summary Skanska is taking environment-friendly development to the next level due to its status as both a developer and a construction manager, which allows for a unique approach to green policies. Sustainability Director Sarah King touches on...

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Silicon energy storage startup 1414 Degrees to list on ASX today after $16.3 million IPO

Andrew Spence, Smart Company Summary South Australian energy storage startup 1414 Degrees will start trading on the Australian Securities Exchange today after raising $16.3 million as part of its IPO. The startup has spent a decade and $15 million developing its silicon storage technology...

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Edmonton’s Blatchford development to be a leader in sustainability

Mona Saeed, Journal of Commerce BLATCHFORD — Envisioned as a carbon neutral community using 100 per cent renewable energy, the Blatchford development in Edmonton will include two residential areas on the east and west sides, a town centre, an 80-acre central park and a civic plaza connecting...

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Minister visits Glenrothes Energy Network

Scottish Construction Now Summary The new cabinet secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, Michael Matheson MSP visited Glenrothes Energy Network. The minister took time out of his busy schedule to tour the work site in Fife House car park and meet the team...