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Bernhard company rebranding its energy business while shooting for Fortune 500 status

Stephanie Riegel, Greater Baton Rouge Business Report Power Play: With a vision of building a Fortune 500 company in Baton Rouge, Bernhard Energy Solutions CEO Steve Nathanson is rebranding the company and focusing its mission on high efficiency energy systems. (Photo by Don Kadair) ...

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Energy plant to heat area within months

Tristan Stewart-Robinson, Clydebank Post Summary A NEW energy plant will start creating heat for Clydebank within months and make the town the “greenest in Scotland”, it has been announced. Planning permission was granted just before Christmas for the energy centre at Queens Quay, the first...

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Biomass and Fuel Flexible CHP/District Energy Systems

Summary CHP based district energy systems provide reliable energy for mission critical facilities and adding fuel flexibility by incorporating biomass into the system can increase resiliency. This presentation uses examples from campuses, hospitals, cities and military bases to show best...


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Lancaster General Hospital is now producing most of its own power

Heather Stauffer, Lancaster Online Summary Lancaster General Hospital is buying a lot less electricity these days, thanks to its new power plant that runs on natural gas. The $28 million facility that LGH calls an “Energy Center of the Future” started running earlier this year and now...

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German university unveils plan for three CHP plants

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary Three combined heat and power (CHP) plants are planned for a German university and its associated medical school. The University of Göttingen and University Medical Centre this week announced plans to develop a new, decentralized power and...

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New hospital heat pipe has already saved hospitals £231,000

Callum Keown, Oxford Mail Summary A NEW energy centre was unveiled at the John Radcliffe Hospital to mark the completion of the £14.8m heat pipe project. The new engine, boilers and heat pipe link between the Churchill and John Radcliffe saved Oxford University Hospitals NHS...

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Microgrids are Bringing Certainty to Healthcare

Summary Healthcare facilities have a long history of effective emergency backup generation through investment, regulations, and testing. However, the normal supply from the grid has not provided the cost consistency, reliability, and resilience often needed by healthcare facilities teams to...

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Microgrid Islanding with CHP The Evolution of a Project

Summary The GRU Energy Center provides thermal and electrical utilities to the Shands Cancer Center at the University of Florida Campus. The energy center together with the assoicated medical facilities are designed to proactively island via operator intervention forming a self-sustaining...


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UK hospitals to save £1.3m per year with CHP

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy Summary A UK hospital trust is set to save as much as £1.3m ($1.7m) per year through an Energy Performance Contract (EPC) with Veolia that includes two combined heat and power(CHP) units. For the Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust, which has 734 beds...

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Christie highlights state’s progress ahead of Sandy anniversary

Zachary Lanning, NJTV News Summary At an event on Friday in front of Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, Governor Christie highlighted the state’s progress in the five years since Superstorm Sandy hit. He spoke about the new combined heat and power system that was built at the...