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Plans for a Solar Microgrid at Capitol Hill Community Center Will Power Building, Through Rain, Shine...or Disaster

Emily Piette, Capitol Hill Seattle Summary Seattle’s community centers provide a lot of simple but important things to their neighborhoods including recreation and meeting space. But they could also help the city develop strength and resilience in a future of extreme weather and in emergencies...


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Amazon Announces Three New Renewable Energy Projects to Support AWS Global Infrastructure

Finger Lakes Times Summary SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 8, 2019--Today, Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced three new renewable energy projects as part of its long-term goal to power all Amazon Web Services (AWS) global infrastructure with renewable energy. These projects – one in...

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Amazon system delivers data center waste heat

Tom Marseille, PE, Hon. AIA, LEED Fellow, Senior Vice President and Director of Built Ecology, WSP USA This article appears in the Q4 2017 edition of District Energy magazine . The e-commerce giant will achieve net-zero energy at its Seattle headquarters through an innovative...

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The Spheres Blossom at Amazon’s Urban HQ in Seattle

Press Release, Business Wire The Spheres—the newest buildings on Amazon’s campus in downtown Seattle—have no enclosed offices, conference spaces, or desks, and employees can meet in treehouses suspended under 40+ foot trees or in sitting areas and walking paths alongside cascading waterfalls...


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The ultra-efficient, hidden heat source for Amazon's new HQ

Heather Clancy, GreenBiz Jordan Stead/Amazon The equipment supporting the unique heating system at Amazon's new Seattle campus are hidden by a rooftop facade. Summary Historically speaking, the concept of district heating is far from new — the village of Chaudes-Aigues...


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The super-efficient heat source hidden below Amazon's Seattle headquarters

Amazon Blog Summary Thanks to a collaboration across city agencies, engineers, a “carrier hotel” and others, Amazon’s newest building is heated by recycling excess energy from a neighboring data center. Compared to traditional heating methods, this approach is nearly four times more efficient...


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Building Partnerships to Move District Energy Forward

Speakers Michelle McLarty, Corix Christie Baumel, City of Seattle #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #2014 #DistrictEnergyinCities #CorixUtilitiesInc #Seattle #CityofSeattle

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Amazon system delivers data center waste heat

Tom Marseille, PE, Hon. AIA, LEED Fellow, Senior Vice President and Director of Built Ecology, WSP USA This article appears in the Q4 2017 edition of District Energy magazine . The e-commerce giant will achieve net-zero energy at its Seattle headquarters through an innovative...

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Case Studies in West Coast Community Energy: Stanford University, UCDSC, and the University of Washington

Speakers Nate Cesarz & Bruce McLay, Affiliated Engineers #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #CampusEnergy #StanfordUniversity #UniversityofCaliforniaDavis #California #AffiliatedEngineers #Sacramento #Seattle #Washington #PaloAlto #CaseStudy #HeatRecovery

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