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Connecticut can use efficiency funds to cover budget shortfall, court rules

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary A U.S. district judge ruled on Thursday that Connecticut could transfer $145 million in ratepayer funds — initially collected for energy efficiency programs — into the general fund to cover a 2017 budget shortfall. Several groups, including the...

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Netherlands to ban natural gas by 2050

Lloyd Alter, Tree Hugger Summary It's part of a much bigger energy transition, and sounds a lot like wishful thinking. Eighty-nine percent of Dutch homes are heated by natural gas fired boilers; according to Eline van den Ende, residential heating accounts for ten percent of Dutch CO2...

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RSB Dubai To Regulate The District Cooling Sector

Baset Asaba, Utilities Middle East Summary The Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau for electricity and water in Dubai (RSB) has had its mandate expanded to include Dubai’s growing district cooling industry. The move is part of the resolutions adopted during the 51st meeting of the Dubai...

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Cabinet hails Amir's visit to Germany, business forum

Gulf Times Summary The Cabinet on Wednesday welcomed the outcome of the recent working visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to Germany and hailed the success of the Qatar-Germany Business and Investment Forum held as part of the visit. At its regular weekly...

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Unnecessary complexity? Assessing New York and California's landmark DER proceedings

Herman K. Trabish, Utility Dive Summary The nation-leading New York and California regulatory proceedings to create a marketplace opportunity for renewable and distributed generation have become almost encyclopedic in their complexity. This assessment has been reinforced to Utility Dive by...

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Governance Models Workshop Panel Discussion: District Energy Life Cycle and Strategies for Success

Panelists Overview: Laxmi Rao , International District Energy Association Ken Smith , Ever-Green Energy Suresh Jambunathan , Veolia North America Jim Lodge , NRG #2017 #AnnualConference #Workshop #GovernanceModels #LifeCycleAnalysis


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Governance Models Workshop: Community-Based Energy Planning
Financing and Business Structures

Panelists Michael Ahern , Ever-Green Energy #Workshop #AnnualConference #GovernanceModels #2017 #InternationalEnergyAgency #EverGreenEnergy

7_Community Based Energy Planning_Ahern.pdf

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Governance Models Workshop: Journeys Through Business Models: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

Speakers Overview of the Business Model Spectrum - Laxmi Rao , International District Energy Association Public : Aarhus, Denmark - Anna Chittum , Gridkraft Public-Private : Sangam, South Korea, Jong Jun Lee , Korea District Heating Corporation Private : Wick, United Kingdom...


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Governance Models Workshop: Procurement Opportunities & Challenges

Speakers Tomasz Metny-Sowa , Public Services and Procurement Canada #Workshop #AnnualConference #2017 #GovernanceModels #PublicServicesandProcurementCanada #Procurement

4_Procurement Opportunities and Challenges_Smetney-Sowa.pdf

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Governance Models Workshop: Enabling Policies

Speakers Anna Chittum , Gridkraft #2017 #Workshop #GovernanceModels #AnnualConference #InternationalEnergyAgency #Gridkraft #PolicyandRegulation