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District Heat Solution for Finland CHP plants

Kelvin Ross, Power Engineering International Summary Technology company Valmet is to deliver a district heat network optimization solution to two CHP plants in Finland . The deal is with Jyväskylä Energy Group and is for the entire district heating network of the company's...

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The Role And Potential For Solar Thermal In Future Energy Systems

Kenneth Hansen and Brian Vad Mathiesen, Science Trends Flickr Summary The necessary reductions in greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere need to occur within the next decades. During that period, significant renewable energy volumes will be installed, but the challenge is which...

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Bayer lauds ‘perfect suitability’ of CHP for its chemical operations

Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy Summary German pharmaceutical, chemical and life science giant, Bayer , greatly appreciates the role combined heat and power is playing in facilitating its operations. Currently, a 60/40 joint venture of Bayer and LANXESS, manages and operates the...

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Modern Energy Union Established in Czech Republic

Dan McCue, Renewable Energy Magazine Summary The newly founded Modern Energy Union brings together all the elements of modern energy––renewables, energy storage, combined heat and power, electromobility, and up-and-coming digital solutions–– to support the development of new technologies in...

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Monaco's $2.3B project to expand into Mediterranean Sea

Katy Scott, CNN Summary (CNN) - Monaco may be the second smallest country in the world, but it is also one of the richest. Almost a third of its residents are millionaires, lured to the French Riviera city state by its lenient fiscal policy -- income tax was abolished in 1869. It is estimated...

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France to close up to 17 nuclear power stations

EnergyCentral July 11, 2017 Summary France is to close up to 17 nuclear power stations to reach the government's target of 50 percent nuclear power by 2015, Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot said on Monday, July 10. Full Article Continue Reading #Fuels #News #France ...

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RIBA's roll-call of phenomenal buildings range from a biomass plant to a tomb

BBC News, England June 22, 2017 Summary A biomass power plant, a cathedral and a library are among the winners of the 2017 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) awards. The shortlist for RIBA's Stirling Award for the UK's best building will be chosen from 49 national winners. The...

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How Residents of Hamburg Reclaimed the Power Grid

Wolfgang Hoeschele, Shareable June 21, 2017 Summary From 2000 to 2014, the energy infrastructure of the city of Hamburg was mainly in the hands of private energy monopolies such as Vattenfall and E.On that controlled most of Germany's electric power infrastructure. These companies had a strong...

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Spanish Geothermal District Heating Project Gets Green Light

Tildy Bayar, Decentralized Energy April 27, 2017 Summary A geothermal district heating system in Spain’s Galicia province has been given the go-ahead with the signing of a partnership framework agreement. The council in the city of Ourense aims to collaborate with the Institute for Energy...

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CIP announces start of Kent Renewable Energy

Bioenergy Insight Summary Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) announced in a press release that their combined heat and power plant (CHP) Kent Renewable Energy had commenced operations on September 13, two months ahead of schedule ‘to specification and within budget’. The CHP plant has a...

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