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CopenHill Energy Plant and Urban Recreation Center

Arch Daily Summary CopenHill, also known as Amager Bakke, opens as a new breed of waste-to-energy plant topped with a ski slope, hiking trail and climbing wall, embodying the notion of hedonistic sustainability while aligning with Copenhagen’s goal of becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral...


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A Focus on Smart Energy Green Cities

Open Access Government Summary Under the coordination of the non-profit European Green Cities, with the support of the Danish Energy Agency’s Smart Energy pool during 2019 and 2020, a targeted development and dissemination work on ”Smart Energy” solutions will be carried out in several...


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Second Phase of Stoke-On-Trent's Heat Network Begins

Renewable Energy Magazine Summary The second phase of Stoke-On-Trent's heat network began this week when civic and business leaders from the UK city, and students from Stoke on Trent College's Urban Heat Academy, attended a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of the latest 1.4 km...


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Tabreed showcases key district cooling solutions at UN summit

GDN Online Summary The National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) played a key role at the United Nations Climate Action Summit 2019 and related side events held recently in New York City, US. The summit brought together international stakeholders from the public and private sectors under...


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Larson named Energy Innovator of the Year

Grace Rubin, Carleton Now Summary Martha Larson, Carleton’s manager of campus energy and sustainability, has been named an Energy Innovator of the Year by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE). The AEE is a non-profit organization that focuses on fostering sustainable development in the...


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How to Cool Down as the World Warms Up Fast

Thomson Reuters Foundation, Real Leaders Summary It has been a hot year so far. In France, Belgium and Germany, summer temperatures reached such highs that records were broken twice in just 24 hours. Dangerous heatwaves were felt yet again across India, Africa, Russia and the Arctic – the list...


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Carleton Receives National Excellence in Sustainability Award

Carleton Now Summary Carleton is one of just two colleges nationwide to receive the 2019 Excellence in Sustainability Award from the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). The award was presented on July 14 at the NACUBO annual meeting in Austin, Texas. The...


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Energy an Important Factor as Central Ohio Prepares for Its Future

Jon-Paul d'Aversa, T&D World Summary The Franklin County Energy Study uses 2015 as a baseline for energy production, consumption, expenditures and emissions, and incorporates utility data provided at the ZIP-code level. Central Ohio has been a hotbed of forward-thinking activities,...


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Scientists are leading the way in developing technology to save us from climate disaster

Samantha Wohlfeil, Inlander Summary At a time when it seems more likely than ever the planet is careening toward certain devastation, it's the scientists, the inventors, the innovators who refuse to just sit back and watch it all burn. Climate activists have been gaining traction in their...


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Energy derived from cheese to power Yorkshire homes

Bioenergy Insight Summary An English creamery is now using its by-products to create biogas in a new sustainable energy project. Yorkshire cheese producer Wensleydale Creamery will supply whey – which was previously discarded - to a local biogas plant to generate 10,000 MWh of thermal power,...