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How district energy contributes to smart cities

Patrick Isacson, NODA Intelligent Systems AB, Open Access Government Summary NODA Intelligent Systems discusses how district heating and cooling systems are cost-effective solutions that contribute to developing smart cities. Around 66% of Earth population will live in cities in 2050 while in...


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Pittsburgh Steps Up City-Scale Microgrid Initiative

Andrew Burger, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Pittsburgh, which hopes to eventually develop a grid of microgrids, continues to evolve as a center of energy innovation with about 20 distributed energy, nanogrid and microgrid projects now emerging in the Pennsylvania city. “We identified promising...


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What the Conclusion of the Legislative Session Means for Duluth

Haydee Clotter, Fox21 Online Summary The Minnesota Legislative Session ended late last night and Gov. Dayton is already threatening to veto some spending packages over the next couple weeks. Duluth city leaders have mixed feelings about the session. There were major projects ultimately...


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Tri-generation in action: King’s Cross’ district cooling network goes live

Cambridge Network Image: The cooling pod at King's Cross. Photo - John Sturrock Summary Metropolitan’s district cooling network at King’s Cross, London’s most vibrant neighbourhood, went live today. Serving the area north of the Regent’s Canal, the network will provide carbon-efficient...


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Europe gets Energy Smart

Peter Judge, Datacenter Dynamics Summary Europe has a large population spread across multiple countries - there are 28 in the European Union and around 50 in the continent as a whole - with a huge and growing demand for mobile and digital services. The nations have a wide array of energy...


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Communities across Canada receive support for infrastructure planning and green innovation

Press Release, News Wire OTTAWA , May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Investing in innovative municipal infrastructure projects contributes to a clean growth economy and strengthens the middle class by ensuring communities are healthy and sustainable places to live. The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi,...


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Innovation and imagination: The keys to a sustainable urban future

UN Environment Summary What makes a city more resilient? In a world faced with the twin challenges of increasing urbanization and climate change, it is paramount to re-think cities so that they are able to face the pressures these changes will bring. According to the latest report ...


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Bornholm Island Acts as Microgrid Lab for Denmark’s Green Ambitions

Yasmin Ali, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Denmark has an ambitious target to produce 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2050. But integrating renewable energy into the system makes it difficult to balance the intermittent supply with demand. With its high abundance of...


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Turning Hindsight into Foresight for U.S. Energy Infrastructure

William DiCroce, Power Magazine Summary A transformation is underway in the energy sector where utility grid infrastructure is evolving to produce more energy from renewable sources and incorporate new advanced grid technologies. Technology concepts such as microgrids, and distributed and...


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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...