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Hughes Lake area power generation project part of City Halls’ newly-approved Energy Strategy

Everything GP Summary Grande Prairie’s Mayor says the city’s newly approved energy strategy creates a foundation for efficient energy generation and consumption while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Jackie Clayton says it includes several ideas. “Including an energy project. The...

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‘Sewer Heat’ Could Be Hidden Ally Against Climate Change. Here’s How Denver Is Pulling It To The Surface

CPR News Summary A secret cache of renewable energy is lurking in the sewers. The key question is how to coax it to the surface and put it to work in the battle against climate change. There’s no mystery over how excess energy ends up below cities. Showers, hot waters and sinks all add hot...


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Rochester City Council approves plan to design district energy system

Yahoo! News Summary Plans to spend $400,000 to start designing a $15.6 million downtown Rochester district energy system received a green light Monday. The Rochester City Council unanimously approved a plan to move toward replacing the city’s reliance on Olmsted County’s steam supply, which...


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FEMA OKs $4.4 Million for First Phase Of Microgrid, Battery Project

The St. Thomas Source Summary The first phase of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority’s plan to develop an 18-megawatt electrical microgrid, complete with a battery storage system, for the west end of St. Croix has received an initial wave of federal funding. The monies will cover...


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America’s clean energy transformation is an investment, not a gamble

Energy Storage News Summary With the United States’ planned investment of between US$2 trillion and US$4 trillion to achieve a net-zero emissions economy by FY2050, what role do clean energy companies play in reaching these goals? To reach a net-zero emissions economy, America requires...


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Vicinity Energy Implements Renewable Biogenic Heating Oil, Transforming Food Waste into Energy and Creating Jobs

Vicinity Summary Vicinity Energy , owner of the nation’s largest portfolio of district energy systems, announces it has signed a long-term fuel supply agreement with Lifecycle Renewables , a Boston-based firm that produces LR100™, a unique biogenic fuel derived from waste vegetable oil...


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Former NRC chair questions economic feasibility of new nuclear in US

Utility Dive Summary Dive Brief: Without further aid from Congress and the White House, the prospects for the U.S. nuclear industry will dwindle in the face of cheaper resources that are getting built faster than new nuclear generators, according to a former Chairman of the U.S. Nuclear...


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Enwave’s U.S. District Energy Business Announces New Name, CenTrio

Intrado Summary Enwave Energy is pleased to announce that its U.S. operations, which represents a leading national district energy platform, will now be named CenTrio. CenTrio, formerly known as Enwave Energy USA, delivers resilient, cost-effective, and sustainable energy to customers...


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FACT SHEET: The American Jobs Plan

The White House Summary While the American Rescue Plan is changing the course of the pandemic and delivering relief for working families, this is no time to build back to the way things were. This is the moment to reimagine and rebuild a new economy. The American Jobs Plan is an investment...


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Congress Extends Renewable Energy Tax Credits In 2021 Omnibus Spending Bill

Mondaq Summary As Congress was completing final negotiations of the stimulus package dealing with the public health and economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, several key energy provisions made their way into the 5593-page omnibus spending bill passed by the House and Senate on...