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Contracts to be signed for the district heating network scheme

Echo.ie Summary Amazon Web Services (AWS) has designed its data centre off the Belgard Road with renewable energy in mind and the scheme will see excess heat generated by servers farmed and redistributed to provide low-cost hot water and heating to buildings throughout Tallaght. The use of...


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Are you guilty of wasting heat?

Data Centre Dynamics Summary I am guilty. Let’s get that right out of the way. I am guilty of allowing too many of my clients not to implement waste heat recovery in data center cooling system designs. The reasons throughout the years have been somewhat understandable; the business case has...


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Transforming homes into power stations - how Sweden is disrupting energy production

World Economic Forum Summary By 2030, almost a third of all the energy consumed in the European Union must come from renewable sources, according to binding targets agreed in 2018 . Sweden is helping lead the way. As well as targeting 100% renewable electricity production by...


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What 'net-zero carbon' really means for cities

BBC Summary London, like the rest of the UK, is committed to becoming net-zero carbon by 2050 . That means greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions would be dramatically slashed and any remaining emissions offset, neutralising environmental impact and slowing climate change. But how does a city...


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Transforming homes into power stations - how Sweden is disrupting energy production

World Economic Forum Summary By 2030, almost a third of all the energy consumed in the European Union must come from renewable sources, according to binding targets agreed in 2018 . Sweden is helping lead the way. As well as targeting 100% renewable electricity production by 2040,...


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CyrusOne to research waste heat reuse at Amsterdam I data center

DCD Summary CyrusOne is partnering with the Municipality of Haarlem and business park PolanenPark to research capturing waste heat at its Amsterdam I data center. The data center REIT is examining the economic and technical feasibility of taking residual heat from the facility's water...


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Bold steps required to develop citywide district heat networks in Scotland

Scottish Construction Now Summary In Scotland we have just over 24 years to reach a 2045 target of net zero emissions. The work will need to engage every individual in our society, and requires the means to invest in affordable solutions, delivered over multiple political cycles. The...


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Hull fires up low carbon district heating vision

Business Green Summary Thousands of Hull residents could soon be enjoying low carbon heat, as a multi-million-pound heating network project this week took a step closer to reality. The Hull District Heating Project is designed to provide heating for homes, offices, and other buildings...


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Will Scotland warm to the idea of district heating?

The Scotsman Summary District heating, also known as a heat network, is a distribution system of insulated pipes that takes heat from a central source and delivers it to a number of domestic or non-domestic properties. In Scotland district heating networks only provide around one per...


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Sustainable energy project to heat over 1,000 London homes

News Letter Summary Bunhill 2 Energy Centre was commissioned by Islington Borough Council as part of the expansion of its pioneering district heating network. The project is the first in the world to take waste heat from the London Underground train network and use it to provide lower...