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How Lenovo is cooling tomorrow’s sustainable supercomputers – with warm water

tahawultech.com Summary As the power demand for high-performance computing (HPC) increases, the chilled solution to avoid overheating thousands of servers turns out to be their own wastewater. The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) in Munich, Germany, is no ordinary supercomputer. Sure,...


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Swiss heating coop plans to invest $51m in expansion of geothermal district heating

ThinkGeoEnergy Summary Wärmeverbund Riehen, a local heating coop in the Swiss-German border region is looking at expanding its geothermal district heating operations with planned additional drilling and an investment of up to USD 51 million. The local heating cooperation in Riehen , a...


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Uniper, Wärtsilä Join Forces To Develop 105MW Combined Heat And Power Plant

Utilities Summary Technology group Wärtsilä, in consortium with energy provider Uniper, has been contracted to deliver a 105 MW combined heat and power (CHP) gas engine plant to the city of Bremen, Germany. The order was placed by Bremen’s public utility swb Erzeugung GmbH und Co. KG in...


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Connecting engineering and geo-science for a geothermal heating future at RUB

Think GeoEnergy Summary With a closer cooperation of Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Infrastructures and Geothermal Energy and Ruhr University of Bochum, Prof. Dr. Rolf Bracke has been appointed new chair for geothermal energy systems at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Ruhr...


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MAN Energy Wins Turbine Deal for German CHP Plant

Power Engineering Summary A German cogeneration power plant is to reduce its dependency on a nearby coal plant by installing two onsite steam turbines. The combined heat and power plant supplies the city of Leipzig in eastern Germany with electricity and heat, and is currently partly...


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E.ON Unveils Germany’s First-of-a-Kind District Heating and Cooling System

Smart Energy International Summary E.ON and partners have introduced a new low-carbon district heating and cooling service for municipalities in Germany. The mechanism was developed in partnership with Avacon, municipal companies, the real estate industry, as well as research partners such...


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Eavor Announces a Commercial Eavor-Loop Project to be built in Geretsried, Germany

Yahoo! Finance! Summary Eavor is pleased to announce Enex Power Germany GmbH (“Enex”) and Eavor Technologies Inc. (“Eavor”) have entered into a letter of intent to form a geothermal project development company to construct Eavor-Loop™ heat and power projects within Enex’s existing geothermal...


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Germany's negative price rules bring negative consequences

Wind Power Monthly Summary Germany's negative electricity price rules have caused an estimated €50 million in losses for offshore wind projects in February 2020 alone. In particular, the "six-hour rule" is a problem, says Germany's federation of offshore wind farm operators, the BWO. ...


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Case study Cologne, Germany; Incident with Vent Valve

Summary Valve, vents & drains installation, best practice; what Germany has learned over 100 years of operating a district energy system. Where are the weak areas. Smart valve choices for long term cost savings. Cologne’s experience of a valve vent failure and how the design was changed...

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Germany Launches One of Europe’s Most Modern Gas-Fired Power Plants Replacing Coal-Fired Power Station

Yahoo! Finance Summary German municipal utility, Stadtwerke Kiel, launched one of Europe’s most modern and flexible gas engine-based combined heat and power (CHP) plants on the eastern shore of the Kieler Förde inlet in northern Germany. Representatives of Stadtwerke Kiel, Kraftanlagen...