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Democrats' 'Hot FERC Summer' campaign aims to boost FERC's visibility on Capitol Hill

Utility Dive Summary Sean Casten, a former energy executive, has previously described FERC as potentially the "single most impactful agency in the government, as far as dealing with the climate crisis." He and some of his colleagues are hoping to raise the profile of the agency,...


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Harrison Street to Operate Illinois Institute of Technology Campus Central Power System in 40-year P3 Partnership

Press Release Summary Harrison Street, one of the leading investment management firms exclusively focused on alternative real assets, pursuing its P3 infrastructure strategy, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Illinois Institute of Technology (“Illinois Tech”) to operate,...


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"Empowering Cities for a Net Zero Future: Unlocking Resilient, Smart, Sustainable Urban Energy Systems"

IEA Summary The report "Empowering Cities for a Net Zero Future: Unlocking Resilient, Smart, Sustainable Urban Energy Systems" is now online . Cities are key to a net-zero emissions future where affordable and sustainable energy is accessible to all. The global population living in...


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QIC And Ullico Complete Acquisition Of CenTrio, Leading U.S. District Energy Platform

69 News Summary QIC and Ullico have completed their previously announced acquisition of CenTrio ( formerly known as Enwave Energy US ), the largest pure-play district energy platform in the U.S., which is poised for accelerating growth. CenTrio delivers reliable, cost-effective, and...


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Brookfield Infrastructure Completes Sale of North American District Energy Business for $4.1 Billion

Financial Post Summary Brookfield Infrastructure today announces that it has completed the sale of 100% of its North American district energy business, Enwave. The business has been divested through two separate transactions for total consideration of $4.1 billion on an enterprise value...


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Under new law, Minnesota gas utilities could play a role in electrification

Energy News Network Summary A new Minnesota law aims to help natural gas utilities innovate and diversify their businesses as the state works to eliminate carbon emissions. The Natural Gas Innovation Act encourages gas companies to file with regulators “innovation plans” that...


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India’s first solar microgrid with MW-scale hybrid energy storage

pv magazine Summary Maharashtra-based Vision Mechatronics has delivered India’s first solar microgrid with megawatt (MW)-scale hybrid energy storage. The system is installed at Om Shanti Retreat Centre (ORC) in the Gurugram district of the Indian State of Haryana. In the system,...


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US airport goes “off-grid” with solar hybrid microgrid

One Step Off The Grid Summary Pittsburgh International Airport has become the first airport in the world to be completely powered by an onsite natural gas and solar microgrid, serving to increase the airport’s resilience and reliability by isolating it from potential power grid outages. ...


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EU Commission approves Czech recovery plan of 7 billion euros, sets conditions

Reuters Summary The European Commission approved on Wednesday the Czech Republic’s 7 billion euro plan to recover from the pandemic and transform the economy to become greener and more digitalised. The scheme will be financed from EU grants until 2026. Once the plan is also approved by...


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Despite Growth, Boston Hospitals Slash Carbon Emissions

Facility Executive Summary A new report released by Health Care Without Harm on behalf of Boston’s Green Ribbon Commission (GRC) Health Care Working Group spotlights Boston hospitals’ achievements to reduce GHG emissions. “Healthcare organizations have an obligation to improve...