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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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DCD>Energy Smart: Stockholm Data Parks announces 30 MW campus

Peter Judge, DCD Summary Stockholm Data Parks has launched a new 30MW greenfield data center campus at Brista, 32km north of the city, and 8km from the Arlanda international airport. The new site, announced at DCD's Energy Smart event in Stockholm, is adjacent to a combined heat and power ...

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New €400m 'fossil free' district heating networks planning for Amsterdam

Priyanka Shrestha, Energy Live News Summary A new €400 million (£347m) investment programme for district heating networks aimed at providing “fossil free” heating and hot water in Amsterdam has been announced. It is a provisional joint investment between Swedish power company ...

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Decarbonising heat becomes a hot topic

Will Stirling, The Engineer Summary District heat networks that use locally available waste heat could be key to delivering on the UK's low carbon energy commitments. Will Stirling reports. Engineers in the energy distribution and heating industry are working on a daunting but exciting...