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Coal power jumps in China, India after 2016 downturn

Associated Press, June 26, 2017 Summary Matthew Brown, Katy Daigle report in the Associated Press from Beijing that the world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the...

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The study on the effect of each District Heating Substation Return Temperature on the Electricity production Opportunity Cost

Summary It has been thirty years since District Heating system was introduced to Korea. As of the end of 2015, approximately 2.5 million households, about 16% of the total heating consumption, are using DH and 35 DH companies are operating district heating projected. Currently, the user's...


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Suggestion for new heat tariff assessment of district heating system by exergy

Summary In this study, the exergy could be reflected on energetic and economic value was used to assess on heat tariff of district heating(DH) system instead of enthalpy. As a result of exergy analysis for a district heating substation, supply temperature, maximum difference between supply and...


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A Modern and Efficient Way to Beat the Heat

Pavitra Sriprakash, The New Indian Express June 2, 2017 Summary As Agni Nakshatram ends many generations would nostalgically recall Chitra Pournami and Nila Soru at Marina Beach. People managed entire summers with fans and sea breeze. Nowadays we gasp for air conditioning at every turn to...

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Mitsubishi Wins Order for Record-Breaking Waste-to-Energy Plant

The Construction Index June 15, 2017 Summary The Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering (MHIEC) contract is for a municipal solid waste incineration plant in Shanghai, China. The plant, which is being built for Shanghai Laogang Solid Waste Utilization, will have...

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District Cooling Concepts Applied in China

Summary The District Cooling industry in China is at an early stage of development with a few commercial ventures in addition to the “Campus” type installations. In most cases the lowest initial investment (CAPEX) has been the guiding principal for the configuration of systems although the...