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New renewable energy venture for Arbroath family farm

The Courier.co.uk Summary East Balmirmer farm has produced livestock, cereals, vegetables, potatoes and daffodils over the 70 years it has been in the Galloway family, but Robert Galloway and his son Rory are now focused on the production of dried wood chip for commercial use. The new project...


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Switch2 Energy Welcomes Government Support for Heat Networks

altenergymag.com The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has announced a £40 million funding package for 7 district heating schemes - part of the government's £320m Heat Networks Investment Project, which is designed to accelerate the growth of the market. This...


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Midlothian Council partners with Vattenfall for district heating network

Energy Live News Summary Midlothian Council has chosen Swedish energy giant Vattenfall as its partner to deliver low carbon heating in the east of Scotland . They have formed a 50:50 joint venture, which will initially see the installation of a district heating network that will...


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What Exactly can Authorities in Bosnia-Herzegovina do to Decrease Air Pollution?

Sarajevo Times Summary Addressing air pollution effectively in BiH will require policy, institutional, and investment interventions in various sectors, including residential and transport whose activities affect air quality. Some interventions that the government may consider include the...


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Climate-Friendly Heating: How to Stay Warm Without Fossil Fuels

EcoWatch Summary Heating with coal, oil and natural gas accounts for around a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions. But that's something we can change, says Wolfgang Feist, founder of the Passive House Institute in the western German city of Darmstadt. "Buildings can be powered in a...


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U.S. Army Receives Funding to Explore Geothermal District Heating Option

ThinkGeoEnergy Summary Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced more than $5 million in funding for 11 federal agency projects to catalyze the adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy technologies at facilities across the Federal Government. As the...


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City of Prince George says Downtown Renewable Energy System Performed Perfectly During Cold Snap

Prince George Matters Summary The City of Prince George is sharing their impressions of the Downtown Renewable Energy System's performance during the recent cold snap that saw temperatures read -44 C. A news release says the system operated at its "highest level ever and may have set a new...


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Europe is Making District Heating Smart

Open Access Government Summary District heating provides the necessary flexibility to integrate, utilize and store waste heat and fluctuating energy from renewables, ultimately increasing the efficiency of the entire energy system. As a result, it holds the potential to fully decarbonize...


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Landmark Agreement Launched to Create Exemplar New Town at Shawfair

Scottish Environment Protection Agency Summary The developers behind the new town of Shawfair have committed to a landmark Sustainable Growth Agreement (SGA) that will accelerate the delivery of a well-designed, sustainable community that promotes wellbeing and healthy lifestyles. The three...


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A Once-in-a-Lifetime Substation in New York

Danielle Roberts, T&D World Summary In 2015, when the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced the water supply to the city would be switched from the Catskill/Delaware watershed to a blend of the Catskill/Delaware and Croton watersheds, most New Yorkers simply...