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Nashville wants to sell its downtown energy system to a private buyer for $60M

Yihyun Jeong, Nashville Tennessean Summary Metro is in final negotiations with Engie Development, LLC to sell its energy system for $60 million. The city subsidized the system with about $2.2 million in fiscal year 2018. Metro's DES heats and cools more than 40 buildings in downtown,...

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Amazon picks 20 finalists for its second headquarters

Kaya Yurieff, CNN Tech Summary But the list isn't exactly short. The 20 potential cities are Atlanta; Austin; Boston; Chicago; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas; Denver; Indianapolis; Los Angeles; Miami; Montgomery County, Maryland; Nashville; Newark; New York City; Northern Virginia;...


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Geothermal Lake Plate Cooling and Sustainability at Nashville International Airport

Summary Nashville International Airport is benefiting from its sustainability planning by turning a former 43-acre rock quarry into a massive geothermal cooling source for the terminal. This geothermal lake plate cooling system is the largest of its kind in North America and potentially the...

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Adversary vs. Partner: the Local Utility and the University

Summary The relationship between the local utility and the university is frequently fraught with peril. With a dynamic infrastructure, universities need clear and predictable rate structures - but utilities’ interests frequently do not overlap with those of the university. These diverging...

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