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Eversource Energy Center research optimizes renewable energy

The Daily Campus Summary The Eversource Energy Center, a partnership between Eversource Inc. and the University of Connecticut, is conducting research on renewable energy integration. Integration involves identifying renewable energy resources and storage to maintain the electric grid...


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BOND Building Completes Energy Upgrades on Central Utility Plant

The Daily Campus Summary Last week, BOND Building Construction, Inc. completed energy system upgrades for the Central Utility Plant project at the University of Connecticut, according to a press release. “BOND Building constructed a more efficient and flexible chiller plant and upgraded...


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The Top 20 Coolest Schools 2020

Sierra Summary In the 14 years since Sierra started ranking colleges according to their eco bona fides and environmental commitments, one thing has become clear: Governments and businesses would be wise to take their cues from higher education. That’s because achieving carbon...


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Construction Kicks Off on UConn’s Transformational New Science Quad

Mirage Summary A transformational science complex that ties together UConn’s research expansion, academic vision, and culture of innovation will soon start to take shape on the Storrs campus with the recent start of construction at the site. The Northwest Science Quad , a complex that...


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Gas Fired Chiller Replacements at UConn

Summary This unique project was for renewal of gas-engine driven chillers and ancillary equipment at the UConn Central Utility Plant. Included was modifications to the chilled water pumping, piping and controls between the CUP and Cogen chiller plants. The extent of modifications made for...

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At Northeast universities, new programs aim to fill gaps in clean energy workforce

Sujata Srinivasan, Energy News Network Summary The University of Connecticut is already expanding its newly-launched energy systems training program amid a shortage of energy workers in the state. Energy employment continues to grow in Connecticut. But hiring managers say they are...

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Tecogen Sells Replacement Chillers to University of Connecticut

Press Release, Tecogen, Inc. Summary WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tecogen Inc. (NASDAQ: TGEN), a clean energy company providing ultra-efficient, clean, natural gas powered on-site power, heating and cooling equipment, has sold four, 400-ton TECOCHILL chillers to...