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NIU to update infrastructure

Ashley Dwy, Northern Star Summary With a budget of $3.7 million, the University aims to either improve or repair the critical electrical infrastructure that keeps the campus functioning. The next six years have the potential to be a significant improvement for facility investments in...


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College conducts tests for applicability of new geoexchange system

Andrew Sasser, The Dartmouth Summary As students walk across the Green over the next few days, they may notice another fenced-off, ongoing campus project. Earlier this week, the College commenced drilling wells on the Green to learn more about the viability of a geoexchange system at the...


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World Bank funding to accelerate energy efficiency in Belarus

Power Engineering International Summary The World Bank has signed a deal to fund the new Sustainable Energy Scale-Up Project , an initiative designed to improve energy efficiency in Belarus. The $99.3m in World Bank funding will be coupled with $99.3m from the European Investment Bank and...


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Best Energy/Industrial: Arizona State University Combined Heat & Power Facility Upgrade

ENR Southwest Summary Arizona State University Combined Heat & Power Facility Upgrade Tempe, Ariz. Best Project Owner/Developer: Arizona State University General Contractor: McCarthy Building Cos. Lead Design Firm, MEP Engineer: R.G. Vanderweil Engineers Subcontractors...


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Dartmouth College Reconsiders Biomass Plant

Daniela Allee, New Hampshire Public Radio Summary Dartmouth College says it’s reassessing its plan to build a wood burning heating plant that would replace its current oil-burning plant. The biomass plant was one piece of a $200 million project that is part of Dartmouth's plan to reduce its...


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Government of Canada invests in cleaner energy system for the National Capital Region

Public Services and Procurement Canada Summary Modernization of heating and cooling plants will significantly cut carbon pollution and save money Canadians are already feeling the impacts of climate change, and expect their governments to take action to reduce carbon pollution. In the...


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Make Way for Trenches! A College Plans to Scrap Its Entire Heating System

Lawrence Biemiller, The Chronicle of Higher Education Summary Make No Little Plans: Dartmouth Envisions an All-New Heating Network - For 119 Buildings In 1898, when Dartmouth College opened its current steam plant, heating more than a dozen campus structures with high-pressure steam from...

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University of Iowa shares utilities details while investigating potential operators

Vanessa Miller, The Gazette Summary IOWA CITY — Barring another devastating flood, the University of Iowa expects to spend over the next five years half what it did between 2012 and 2018 to restore and upgrade its utilities, according to a “confidential information memorandum” made public as...

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German CHP Plant Modernized with Waukesha Engines

Diesel & Gas Turbine Worldwide Summary INNIO announced the successful commissioning of a modernized district heating plant with Waukesha VHP 9394GSI rich-burn gas engines with grid code certification supplied by its authorized channel partner for Waukesha gas engines, S&L Energie...

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Hospital key factor in big changes for city

Otago Daily Times Summary Pete Hodgson , in the final part of a four-part series, looks at the impact a new hospital will have on the city. The new Dunedin Hospital will cause the city itself to change, both physically and in how we do things. The details of those changes will, in part,...

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