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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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German lignite plant set for $67m CHP overhaul

Kelvin Ross, Power Engineering International Summary A German power station running on lignite and gas is to go through a €60m ($67m) modernization to turn it into a combined heat and power plant. The Am Hohen Feld power station is operated by Stadtwerke Frankfurt (Oder) GmbH and...

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UW System President Ray Cross offered unique Parkside tour

Jeffrey Zampanti, Kenosha News Summary SOMERS — University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is north of 70 years old, and while he might look fantastic, even he admits there’s quite a bit of maintenance involved in keeping his body in tip-top condition. The same can be said for his...


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Breathe secures Cardiff University energy performance contract

Sarah OBeirne, Facilities Management Journal Summary Energy services and energy performance organisation, Breathe has been awarded a £16 million energy performance contract with Cardiff University. The project, due for completion in 2021, involves an energy performance overhaul of 220,000m2...


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£600,000 heating system spend proposed for Crystal Leisure Centre

Bev Holder, Stourbridge News Summary COUNCIL bosses are expected to splash out on a new £600,000 energy efficient heating system for Stourbridge's Crystal Leisure Centre. The Bell Street facility, which is owned by Dudley Council, currently has gas fuelled boilers, which authority chiefs say...


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Princeton University Substation Upgrade Project

Summary Princeton University has reached the allowable capacity on the 26kV utility interconnection with PSE&G. A new 69kV high-voltage substation is being constructed to connect the existing 26kV substations to the PSE&G transmission system. The project challenges include a directional...

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