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Energy Centre Opened as Newcastle Aims to Cut Carbon Emissions

ITV Summary A new Energy Centre has opened in Newcastle as the City Council aims to cut carbon emissions. The £20m District Energy Centre at the city’s Helix site will save 30,000 tonnes of carbon over 40 years. That is enough to fill Wembley Stadium 15 times. The opening comes just days...


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Getting Steamed: Mega-Plume Blossoms in Cold Weather at St. Paul Energy Plant

Post Bulletin Summary Almost everyone in the metro area has seen St. Paul’s largest thermometer. The enormous plume from the St. Paul District Energy plant rises and falls with every change in temperature. On a cold day, it’s like a colossus towering over the dozens of lesser plumes scattered...


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Timeline Wall Brings History to Life at TECO and Seal Time Capsule for 2044 Opening

TECO Press Release Summary History has come to life at TECO as we wrap up the 50th anniversary of our district energy system. TECO installed a timeline wall that reflects how the idea for the system took root and grew into the award-winning system it is today. Located at TECO’s Central Plant ...


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Vicinity Energy is Now the Largest Provider of District Energy Solutions in North America

Vicinity Press Release Summary Antin Infrastructure Partners has, today, finalized its purchase of Veolia North America’s district energy assets in the United States. Now officially named Vicinity Energy, the district energy business is comprised of steam, hot and chilled water and electricity...


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Veolia Completes the Sale of Its District Energy Assets in the United States for USD 1.25 Billion to Antin Infrastructure Partners

Yahoo! Finance Summary Veolia (Paris:VIE) regularly reviews its asset portfolio in the light of its strategy and development plan. This review reinforces the capacity and flexibility of the Group to position itself on the best growth opportunities, where Veolia can bring the most added value,...


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Communities Are Choosing Greener Energy

Canadian Sports 'N Science News Summary There’s nothing quite like those icy Canadian winter months to cultivate anew a precious appreciation for any conceivable device able to generate heat. Heaters and furnaces and boilers become our new best friends, equipment we rely rather heavily on for...


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Taking the lead on climate change in Boston

Bryan Hochberg, The Suffolk Journal Summary The race to combat climate change continues to accelerate as more cities work to find new methods to become environmentally sustainable. Metropolitan areas throughout the country are operating to enact advanced ways to reduce carbon emissions,...


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Conference To Discuss Renewable Energy Sources In District Heating And Cooling

Balkan Green Energy News, Middle East Utilities Summary A conference on renewable energy sources in district heating and cooling systems, organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Federal Ministry of Finance of Austria, in partnership with the...


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VGS plans to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

Vermont Business Magazine Summary VGS announced today an ambitious and comprehensive strategy to transform the company and eliminate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. The company outlined three key strategies to achieve the near-term goal of a 30% greenhouse gas reduction in customers’...


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Mike Badame hopes you never notice him at O'Hare Airport - it means everything is working

Ryan Smith, Chicago Sun Times Summary Mike Badame has one of the most important jobs at O’Hare International Airport you’ve never heard of — and he aims to keep it that way. As assistant chief operating engineer for the Chicago Department of Aviation, he’s part of a team literally keeping...