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Heathcoat invests £3 million in renewable energy

Innovation in Textiles Summary Heathcoat Fabrics, a leading technical textiles specialist, has completed £3 million worth of renewable energy installations at its UK factory in Tiverton, Devon. The site wide projects are expected to reduce Heathcoat’s carbon emissions through increased onsite...

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About that national conversation on resilience of the electric grid: The urgent need for guidance and action

Sue Tierney, Utility Dive Summary "Resilience” is perhaps the newest, most popular term in the electric industry’s lexicon these days. If it’s not about the utter lack of resilience after Hurricane Maria’s devastation of Puerto Rico’s electric grid, then it’s about Energy Secretary Rick...

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New York's REV Connect matches innovation with real-world utility needs

New York REV, Utility Dive Summary Today, the U.S. electric grid system is evolving faster than ever before. More distributed generation and storage options are becoming cost competitive, and physical infrastructure is increasingly coupled with a digital network of sensors and analytics...

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Delivering low carbon heat

Sam Mackillingin, Local Gov Summary With the recent launch of the Clean Growth Strategy, low carbon heating is now high on the agenda for discussions around the future of energy policy in the UK. Alongside other recent announcements from Ofgem and the Committee on Climate Change it has raised...

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SPX World-Class Research & Development Center Educates Contractors, Engineers and End Users

Press Release, SPX Cooling Technologies A comprehensive facility unique within the cooling tower industry offers equipment demonstrations and hands-on training Overland Park, Kan. – SPX Cooling Technologies, Inc., a full-line, full-service industry leader in the design and manufacture of...


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New $17.6B plan would rebuild Puerto Rico's grid with renewables, DERs

Robert Walton, Utility Dive Summary An impressive list of utilities and groups have developed a $17.6 billion plan to rebuild Puerto Rico's electric distribution system, including a focus on resilience to withstand future storms and the inclusion of modern grid technologies and control...


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Construction starts on waste-to-energy plant in Lithuania - report

Renewables Now Kaunas project. Image by www.kogen.lt Summary Finnish energy group Fortum Oyj (HEL:FUM1V) and Lietuvos Energija have launched construction work on a waste-to-energy combined heat and power (CHP) project in Lithuania, the Baltic News Service reports. Full Article ...


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IDEA Recognizes the Life Work of Al Thumann, Long-Time Leader of AEE

IDEA is saddened to report that our friend and industry colleague Al Thumann, the longtime leader of the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), has passed away on December 10 after a courageous battle with brain cancer (GBM). Al was a devoted and dedicated champion for energy efficiency. He...


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The global cooling crisis: What Southeast Asia can do about it

Feng Zengkun, Eco-Business Based on an Eco-Business survey, it was found that people in their countries only have limited awareness of the negative impact of air conditioning and the differences in air conditioner models’ energy efficiency. Image: Arend Veenhuizen , CC BY-SA 3.0 , via...


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How to approach green construction in the tropical zone

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Photo: BCA Summary While nearly zero energy projects in Europe focus on reducing heat demand, green buildings in tropical Singapore require lower cooling loads. To study and discuss methods to meet cooling needs, construction and energy experts from all...