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A City's Climate Toolbox: Exploring Water-Based District Heating and Cooling for Metro Boston 

07-01-2019 11:13

Summary

The cities of Cambridge, Boston, and Somerville charged MAPC in 2018 with the task of recommending governance frameworks that could enable water-based district energy (WBDE) systems. These communities seek transformative strategies to fulfill ambitious climate goals. This session showcased MAPC’s findings, encompassing the policy landscape, case studies that include steam-based systems in Boston and WBDE in St. Paul and Vancouver, and recommendations on tangible steps the cities could take for a stronger climate future.

Track 6A: Harnessing Renewable Energy & District Energy for Carbon Reduction

Speaker

Cammy Peterson, Metropolitan Area Planning Council


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