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NYPA to Re-Think Albany Microgrid Following Pressure to Add Renewables

Eilsa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza. Summary Under pressure from local advocates, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) says it will take a second look at plans for a 16-MW Albany microgrid project to see if it can incorporate renewable energy. As...


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Investing in geothermal clean tech opportunities - Exploring the viability of capturing geothermal heat from re-purposed oil and gas wells

Press Release, Newswire HINTON, AB , Feb. 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Supporting technologies that advance environmental objectives, create jobs and stimulate growth in the clean technology sector is a priority for the Government of Canada. Today, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of...


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Work on Notre Dame Thermal Energy Facility Begins

Alex Brown, Inside Indiana Business photo courtesy University of Notre Dame Summary Construction is underway on a thermal energy production and storage facility on the University of Notre Dame campus. The university says the East Plant, which will house the mechanical equipment for...


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Holzkirchen geothermal project to start construction spring 2018

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Another geothermal plant by Turboden in Sauerlach, Bavaria, Germany (source: Turboden) Summary As reported earlier this month, the geothermal heating and power project in Holzkirchen in Bavaria/ Germany has made a major step forward. In a decision by...


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Munich and neighbouring municipalities join forces on geothermal in Bavaria

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy View over Munich, Germany (source: Praxisforum Geohtermie.Bayern/ Enerchange) Summary The municipalities of Pullach and Grünwald in the south of Munich, already have successful geothermal plants that supply both communities with district heating. ...


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French city to develop geothermal district heating network

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary France’s Bordeaux municipality is to develop a district heating network powered by geothermal energy. To this end, Engie Cofely and energy storage firm Storengy have won a 30-year contract to develop the Plaine Rive Droite heat network on the...


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Advantages and Costs of Implementation of Seasonal Thermal Storage

Summary This presentation provides an overview of Underground Thermal Energy Storage (UTES) technologies. UTES using either boreholes or aquifers can provide significant economic, environmental, and resiliency benefits. Speaker Mark Worthington, Underground Energy #Presentation #Military...

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Community-Scale Geothermal Energy Systems

Summary The District Energy Corporation provides heating and cooling to municpal government buildings in Lincoln Nebraska. This presentation focuses on the design and construction of their SW 40th Thermal Energy Facility which produces chilled and hot water as well as backup utility power...

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Status Green: Christchurch Airport awarded for energy efficiency

Jacl Fletcher, Business Day JOHN KIRK-ANDERSON/STUFF The new Novotel hotel under construction at Christchurch Airport, framed by Cumulus Gate Pavilion, by sculptor Gregor Kregar. Summary Behind the glass, steel and timber, artesian water courses through the walls of Christchurch Airport....


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First geothermal heat and power plant of Hungary connected to grid

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Turawell geothermal plant, Hungary (source: KS Orka) Summary In a short announcement today, KS Orka reported that its Turawell geothermal combined heat and power plant has been connected to the grid. The plant has an installed capacity of 3 MW...