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To get to net zero, cities need to think wider than buildings

Tom Sieniewicz, NBBJ Design Source: Smart Cities Dive Summary The City of Boston recently made headlines for an ambitious plan to mandate all new city-owned buildings to be carbon neutra l, part of a wider plan for the city to achieve net zero status by 2050. The attention on this...


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Jason Kita: Richmond energy system leads municipal climate change fight

Municipal World Summary The City of Richmond ’s award-winning district energy project, at least as Jason Kita sees it, strongly positions the British Columbia municipality as a North American leader in finding innovative solutions to the growing climate change emergency. Kita, Director of...


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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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Wastewater used to warm up heat network

WWT Online Summary Heat harnessed from wastewater from Scottish Water's treatment works in Forthside is being used to heat a number of buildings in the Forthside area of Stirling. The first of its kind in the UK, the £6 million scheme uses a unique mix of cutting-edge technologies to take...


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Heat networks offer ready-made solution for Scotland

The Inverness Courier Summary A new study showing that existing renewable technology could be used to heat more than 450,000 homes in Scotland by 2030 has been published. The research, commissioned by industry body Scottish Renewables, found 46 potential heat network projects across Scotland...


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Vattenfall selects Eliq for unique customer engagement in district heating project

Smart Energy International Summary Swedish power company Vattenfall has partnered with Eliq to trial new technology for customer engagement and optimisation of district heating in homes . District heating networks can contribute to a smart and decarbonised energy...


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Dunedin's eco-boiler heat plan

David Loughrey, Otago Daily Times Summary A plan to heat central Dunedin buildings with the biggest eco-heating scheme in New Zealand is set to advance to its next stage. The system would replace the coal-fired Dunedin Energy Centre with one run by biomass, woodchip that can be sourced...


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Connecting heat, cold and electricity - a new route to clean energy

Smart Energy International Summary New technology is offering an economic approach to large scale energy storage. An electro thermal energy storage (ETES) breakthrough does more than address bulk power storage though. By coupling electricity, heat and cooling ETES represents an opportunity...


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West Village District Energy Centre & Park an award-winning build

Jean Sorensen, Journal of Commerce Summary Two award-winning construction firms are helping the city of Surrey take a significant stride toward its objective of building Canada’s largest district energy heating system with their work on the West Village District Energy Centre and Park project...


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Projects: Copenhill ski slope and energy-from-waste plant, Copenhagen

Ike Ijeh, Building Summary Sustainability is the zeitgeist of our age. It’s serious stuff all right but can it also be fun? According to Bjarke Ingels of architects Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) the answer is a resounding yes. And as if to prove it, his practice has just completed a milestone...