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Dartmouth College Will Not Move Forward With Biomass Plant

NHPR Summary Dartmouth College has announced that it will not move forward with a plan to replace its current heating plant with one fueled by wood chips. The college is looking at implementing a number of different renewable energy sources instead. One of Dartmouth’s energy goals for...


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DOE Announces Winners of Solar District Cup

Electrical Wholesaling Summary On April 27, the Department of Energy announced the winners of its Solar District Cup, a competition that challenges teams of college students to design innovative, cost-efficient distributed energy systems for a district, a group of buildings with a common...


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Steele Hall - Energy Retrofit Project

Summary A 2018 HVAC renewal project at Steele Hall incorporated energy retrofit measures including heat recovery chillers installation and heating system conversion from steam to low temperature hot water. Using energy recovered from the campus chilled water network, the chillers generate hot...

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College conducts tests for applicability of new geoexchange system

Andrew Sasser, The Dartmouth Summary As students walk across the Green over the next few days, they may notice another fenced-off, ongoing campus project. Earlier this week, the College commenced drilling wells on the Green to learn more about the viability of a geoexchange system at the...


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Dartmouth College Reconsiders Biomass Plant

Daniela Allee, New Hampshire Public Radio Summary Dartmouth College says it’s reassessing its plan to build a wood burning heating plant that would replace its current oil-burning plant. The biomass plant was one piece of a $200 million project that is part of Dartmouth's plan to reduce...


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Make Way for Trenches! A College Plans to Scrap Its Entire Heating System

Lawrence Biemiller, The Chronicle of Higher Education Summary Make No Little Plans: Dartmouth Envisions an All-New Heating Network - For 119 Buildings In 1898, when Dartmouth College opened its current steam plant, heating more than a dozen campus structures with high-pressure steam...

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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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Request for Qualifications: Dartmouth Green Energy Project

Summary Dartmouth President Philip J. Hanlon ’77 has called on Dartmouth to play a leadership role in improving global sustainability and overcoming the challenges of climate change. As such, Dartmouth has committed to improving the efficiency of its energy production and distribution systems...

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Dartmouth College seeks developer for proposed biomass plant in Hanover

Daniela Vidal Allee, Valley News Summary HANOVER — Dartmouth College has started its search process for a private company that would design, finance, build and operate a new biomass plant and hot water heating system. The college announced the $200 million initiative last month as...


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Dartmouth to Seek Proposals for Biomass Plant

Tim Camerato, Valley News Summary Hanover — Dartmouth College officials say a planned $200 million investment in biomass power and hot water heating will cut carbon emissions and help the school reach its green energy goals. The college formally announced plans on Thursday to...