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We Need to Rethink the Way We Heat Ourselves. Here's why

Weforum.org Summary Half of our total energy consumption globally is used for the production of heat - for our homes, industrial purposes other applications. Most of this heat comes from the burning of fossil fuels such as coal, and is responsible for a significant proportion of world...


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Scotland: City Launches Sewage Heat Recovery Project In Quest For Carbon Neutrality

aquaNOW.info Summary A new $7.3 Million USD district heating project in Stirling, Scotland, will provide low-cost, low-carbon heat from the city’s sewage. The project will save about 381 tons of carbon each year or about the equivalent of driving a car 1.5 million miles, and is part of...


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Stadtwerke München to slash emissions with GE upgrade

Power Engineering Summary Munich-based power producer Stadtwerke München (SWM) has chosen GE’s 9EMax gas turbine upgrade solution to be deployed in its cogeneration plant Heizkraftwerk-Süd (HKW-Süd). The purpose of the upgrade is to reduce fuel costs, as well as increase power output by...


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Natural Power and FVB Form a Strategic Partnership

Altenergymag.com Summary Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, and Swedish district energy consultant and design engineering expert, FVB, have formed a strategic partnership to further the advancement of district heating projects in the UK and Ireland. The...


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Lithuanian District Heating celebrates its 80th anniversary

Dr. Valdas Luk oševičius, Euroheat & Power Summary 12 June marked the 80th anniversary of the first district heating system launched in Lithuania. It is a great opportunity to look back and review the development of Lithuanian DH sector. To assess achievement and confidence in the...


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University of St. Andrews in Scotland to Slash Carbon Footprint

Dan McCue, Renewable Energy Magazine Summary Scotland’s University of St. Andrews has embarked on a £3.75 million energy conservation overhaul to reduce its carbon footprint by an estimated 950 tonnes per year and save £650,000, a year in operating costs. Among the energy saving...


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Antin Infrastructure Partners to Acquire Veolia, Largest District Energy Provider in the US

Antin Infrastructure News Summary Antin Infrastructure Partners (“Antin”), a leading independent private equity firm focused on infrastructure investments, and Veolia Environnement (“Veolia”), announced today that they have signed an agreement whereby Antin will acquire Veolia’s US...


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B&W to build boilers for downtown Akron steam thermal system

Beacon Journal/Ohio.com Summary Babcock & Wilcox Co., a subsidiary of Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. in Barberton, will supply three package boilers for Akron Energy Systems, the district energy provider for Akron. The company said it has been awarded a contract for approximately...


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Vienna to ban oil and gas heaters for 80 percent of new homes

AFP Relax News, Yahoo! News Summary The city of Vienna announced Wednesday that from summer 2020, only 20 percent of new-build homes will be allowed to use oil or gas heating as part of efforts to combat the climate crisis. The Austrian capital has one of Europe's most developed district...


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Evaluation Summary - District Heating Projects in Jinzhong and Taiyuan

AFD Summary In China , district heating projects in Jinzhong and Taiyuan were subject to an evaluation in May 2017. In 2005, the Government of the People’s Republic of China set national goals for reducing the carbon intensity by 40% per unit of GDP by 2020. In line with these goals,...