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China Starts Up First Nuclear Cogeneration Project - at AP1000 Plant

Sonal Patel, POWER Summary China has started up its first commercial nuclear cogeneration system, using two newly operational AP1000 reactors at the Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant to heat 700,000 square meters of housing. Shandong Nuclear Power Co. (SDNPC), a subsidiary of State Power...


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Wastewater used to warm up heat network

WWT Online Summary Heat harnessed from wastewater from Scottish Water's treatment works in Forthside is being used to heat a number of buildings in the Forthside area of Stirling. The first of its kind in the UK, the £6 million scheme uses a unique mix of cutting-edge technologies to take...


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Helsinki's utility accelerates pace to sustainable heating

Smart Energy International Summary The City of Helsinki’s energy company, HELEN, is avidly seeking ways of moving away from fossil-based heat generation, particularly from coal-burning plants. “The Hanasaari coal-fired combined heat and power plant will be closed by the end of 2024. We...


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3 Ways to Accelerate the Energy Transition

Kim Fausing, World Economic Forum Summary We are running out of time to meet the Paris Agreement and achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 on sustainable energy – “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all”. We therefore need to...


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Local View Column: New developments present opportunities for energy efficiency, clean energy

Eric Enberg, Duluth News Tribune Summary On Aug. 26, by a 7-0 vote, the Duluth City Council chose to move forward with the possible developments of housing on 10 acres at Enger Park Golf Course and 50 acres at the Lester Park Golf Course. These projects would be a great opportunity to create...


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Keep Hunts Point cool: Experts recommend using geothermal power

Will Bredderman, Crain's New York Business Summary Hunts Point could head in a new energy direction, should the city accept a leading think tank's recommendations. The Urban Land Institute debuted a report Monday that proposes the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center, which the New...


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'Waste Heat' in London will be used to heat homes in likely world first

CNN WIRE, FOX 8 Cleveland Summary LONDON – Londoners often complain about the stifling heat on certain Underground lines – but soon that same heat will be used to keep people warm during the winter months. In what is believed to be a world first, waste heat from the Northern Line is to be...


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Hybrid geothermal energy plant to connect to Alberta power grid

Angie Bergenson, Hydrogen Fuel News Summary Geothermal power technology to be retrofitted onto an existing oil and gas battery. A hybrid geothermal energy plant is being constructed in Swan Hills, Alberta, Canada. A team of scientists from the University of Alberta is collaborating with...


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We May Soon Be Able to Harness the Heat in Subway Tunnels to Cool Our Homes Instead

Good News Network Summary If you have ever ridden an underground subway system in the summer, then you’re probably familiar with the crippling heat and humidity that can come with it. Thankfully, researchers now believe that we may be able to use the varying temperatures of transit systems to...


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SHARC Energy and Borders College Powering on with Green Heat Milestone

Globe Newswire Summary VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sharc International Systems Inc. (CSE: SHRC) (FSE: IWIA) (OTCQB: INTWF) ("SHARC" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that SHARC Energy and Borders College are celebrating the delivery of 2 gigawatt...

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