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EU approves Slovakia’s €1bn support for combined heat and power projects

Energy News Live Summary The European Commission has approved Slovakia’s plans to provide more than €1 billion (£0.86bn) of financial support for high-efficient cogeneration of electricity and heat. Slovakia notified the Commission of its plans to support combined heat and power ...


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Leapfrogging gas: how geothermal could help eastern EU countries ditch fossil fuels

Euractiv Summary Geothermal energy could help central and eastern Europe break away from coal and gas, but it needs a quicker uptake and government backing to help meet renewable energy targets, advocates say. Countries like Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Romania and Croatia sit over the...


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Clean Air For All – What are the main sources of air pollutants?

Balkan Green Energy News Summary There is no doubt that the main sources of air pollution are the same all over the world – the energy sector, commercial, institutional and household heating, transportation, industry, agriculture, and waste management. However, in countries which have...


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Decarbonization is Next Step in Development of District Heating, Cooling Systems

Balkan Green Energy News Summary The use of renewable energy sources in district heating and cooling systems can substitute fossil fuels without increasing prices for customers, while bringing benefits in environmental protection. Solar thermal projects, geothermal energy, heat pumps,...


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Solar District Heating on the "Roof of the World"

Press Release, January 3, 2019 Langkazi, Tibet: The first large-scale solar district heating system in Tibet has now been put into operation in Langkazi providing the inhabitants with a steady supply of heat. Chinese-Danish joint venture company Arcon-Sunmark Large-Scale Solar Systems...

Press release - Solar District Heating on the Roof of the World.pdf


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The Bulgarian Eco-Ministry will Provide BGN 111 Million to 7 Municipalities to Improve Air Quality

Novinte Summary The Ministry of Environment and Water (MoEW) announced the procedure through direct award of grants "Measures for improving the quality of the air" totaling BGN 111,442,101.58. The money is under the Operational Program "Environment 2014-2020" and the beneficiaries of the...


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Dawn of modern district energy

Bansi Shukla, Millennium Post Summary Based on assessment carried out in five cities, the Government of India’s focus on this new technology will redefine the energy paradigm in India The primary energy demand in our country has escalated from about 450 million tons of oil equivalent...


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Changfeng Announces the Meishan Integrated District Energy Distribution Project

Press Release, Changfeng Energy Inc. TORONTO, Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Changfeng Energy Inc. (TSXV: CFY) (“Changfeng” or the “Company”), an energy provider in the People’s Republic of China (the ”PRC”), is pleased to announce that in October 2018, Sanya Changfeng New Energy Investment...


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Can China keep the climate cool while its air-conditioning market heats up?

Alan Miller, South China Morning Post Summary Among the many impressive achievements of China ’s rapid economic growth has been providing electricity to nearly all of its population , which has improved living standards in many ways. But one unintended consequence of this success has...


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Danfoss India to double local sourcing eyes 'district cooling' solutions to bring down energy costs

V Rishi Kumar, Business Line Summary Danfoss India, a climate and energy-efficient solutions provider and part of the Denmark-based Danfoss group, plans to step up local sourcing in India, while it consolidates its business. “The company operations in India have grown to revenues of over ...