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West Village District Energy Centre & Park an award-winning build

Jean Sorensen, Journal of Commerce Summary Two award-winning construction firms are helping the city of Surrey take a significant stride toward its objective of building Canada’s largest district energy heating system with their work on the West Village District Energy Centre and Park project...

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Bipartisan legislation seeks to expand geothermal energy

James Osborne, Houston Chronicle Summary WASHINGTON - A top ranking Republican and Democrat have introduced legislation to speed up the development of power plants powered by underground hot springs. The bipartisan effort comes as politicians look to expand America's geothermal sector, which...

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Second geothermal district heating system to be built in Champigny-sure-Marne

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary In Champigny-sur-Marne, a municipality in the southwest of the capital of France, Paris, the Coriance Group wins contract for the creation of a second geothermal heat network. ( location ) As a forerunner in the field of geothermal energy, Champigny...

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Notre Dame ceases to burn coal, a year ahead of schedule

Marissa Gebhard, Notre Dame News Summary Notre Dame President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced in the fall of 2015 the ambitious goal of discontinuing the use of coal by the end of 2020, and cutting the University’s carbon footprint in half by 2030. Both goals have been achieved...

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Future of planned geothermal heating project in Konin, Poland to be determined in November 2019

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary In a great overview article, Anna Chmurzynska of Termalni in Poland shares details on the planned geothermal heating project in Konin, Poland. The city is located in central Poland around half way between the capital Warsaw and the border to Germany. ...

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Eden Project secures funds for geothermal power plant

BBC News Summary The Eden Project has secured £17m funding for a geothermal project, drilling 4.5km underground. This funding will enable the Cornwall visitor attraction to build a power plant which will take energy from the heat in underground granite rocks. On a site the size of a football...

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Bavarian Minister supports geothermal master plan

Power Engineering International Summary Minister of State Hubert Aiwanger has announced intentions for a geothermal master plan, to develop the technology’s potential, demonstrate support for the expansion of district heating networks and coordinate its expansion within Bavaria. The...

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Greenhouse growers in the Netherlands look at repurposing gas wells to utilize geothermal energy

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary As reported locally, greenhouse growers in Klazienaveen, Netherlands have set their eyes on the utilisation of geothermal energy. Tullip Energy from Amsterdam wants to convert two old NAM gas wells in the Rundedal in Klazienaveen-Noord for the...

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PannErgy Kicks Off Geothermal District Heating Season and Shares New Prices in Hungary

Think GeoEnergy Summary In two releases, Hungarian Pannergy has announced the start of the district heating system and the updated prices. After the planned annual reviews and summer maintenance works, PannErgy’s two significant geothermal energy production facilities, the Geothermal Systems...

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Geothermal heating project at Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary in progress

Alexander Richter, Think Geoenergy Summary Earlier this summer, a contract was signed between the Városüzemeltetö és Fenntartó Kft., the Geotherm Hungary Kft. and the MESZ Mosonmagyaróvár Energia Szolgáltató Kft. about a long-term district heating project. The aim of the project is to connect...