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Absolicon gets grant for solar thermal demo plant in Sweden

Renewables Now Summary The Swedish Energy Agency has made a EUR-800,000 (USD 877,000) grant to Absolicon Solar Collector AB for what the latter says will be Europe’s largest solar thermal field for district heating with small concentrated parabolic troughs. The project in question will be...

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Transformative solar power agreement will help Emory reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Emory News Center Summary Emory University will install more than 15,000 solar panels across 16 buildings on its Druid Hills campus, which will generate approximately 10 percent of Emory’s peak energy requirements and reduce Emory’s greenhouse gas emissions by about 4,300 metric tons. Emory...

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You’re Invited! Help choose the Solar District Cup 2020 Industry Choice Winner

U.S. Department of Energy Summary You’re invited to participate in the selection of the Industry Choice winner of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup 2020 Competition Event ! Over the 2019/2020 academic school year, collegiate students have worked on developing creative solar...

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Solar District Cup

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Solar? Geothermal? Garbage? 6 climate-friendly ways to heat and cool buildings

Emily Chung, CBC News Summary Using local energy sources such as lake water, wood waste or even garbage to heat and cool buildings is one way for communities to cut their greenhouse gas emissions — the goal of this week's UN climate summit. In district energy systems , instead of...

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Duke Energy to Build Solar Power Plant at Discovery Park District Near Purdue University

Purdue University Summary Duke Energy is building a 1.6-megawatt solar power plant in Discovery Park District near Purdue University on the west side of U.S. 52/231. “We’ll use the clean, renewable energy from this solar plant for our Indiana customers,” said Stan Pinegar, Duke Energy state...

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E.ON to Provide UK Residential Customers with 100 Percent Renewable Electricity

Renewable Energy Magazine Summary Electricity provider E.ON has announced it is now providing all of its 3.3 million residential customers across Britain with a 100 percent renewable electricity supply – on all tariffs as standard, and at no extra cost. The move follows research showing 61...

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Savosolar Wins a Tender for Solar District Heating Germany

Yahoo Finance Summary Savosolar has been selected as the preferred supplier for approximately 1,700 m² solar collector field and 200 m³ heat storage for the German city of Ettenheim, Southwest of Stuttgart. The value of the delivery is expected to be over 800,000 EUR. The delivery is...

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U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition

Solar Novus Today Summary The National Renewable Energy Laboratory ( NREL ) announced a new competition to engage college students in reimagining how energy is generated, managed, and used in a district—the U.S. Department of Energy Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition Funded...

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Sub-Sahara's two largest solar powered systems launched in SA

Nokulunga Xala, Hypertext Summary This week the Southern African Solar Thermal Training and Demonstration Initiative ( SOLTRAIN ), in partnership with AEE- Institute for Sustainable Technologies (AEE INTEC) from Australia, officially launched two of the largest Sub-Saharan solar systems...

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