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New York City’s Net-Zero Carbon Target for 2050 Is Achievable, Study Finds

NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability Summary New York City can achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 through a dramatic ramp-up of renewable energy, deep emissions cuts across its building and transportation sectors, and transitioning to low-carbon fuels, according to a joint study led by...


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New York Power Authority makes 'significant progress' on BuildSmart2025 to reduce energy consumption at state buildings

Niagra Frontier Publications Summary The New York Power Authority has made “significant progress” during the first year of BuildSmart2025, a statewide energy efficiency program aimed at drastically reducing energy usage in state facilities, the company stated Monday. The energy saving...


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If It's Not Commercial, It's Not Sustainable

24-7 Wall Street Summary If it’s not commercial, it’s not sustainable, Jonathan Maxwell likes to say. A financial entrepreneur in the growing business of efficient energy, Maxwell creates value from wasted heat and gas. From steel mills in Indiana to olive presses in Spain and the...


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NH3 Heat Pump Taps Warm Air from London Underground for District Heating

Ammonia21 Summary Anybody who’s ever travelled on the London Underground will know just how hot it gets down there, with excess heat being generated by the trains’ electric motors and friction from the brakes. Until now, all that hot air has just been vented above ground. However,...


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Water Street Tampa Unveils Innovative Cooling Facility

Patch Tampa, FL Summary Tampa-based real estate developer Strategic Property Partners LLC celebrated the official opening of the innovative district cooling facility at Water Street Tampa Wednesday. SPP hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and...


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Cogeneration Drivers According to IDEA

Cogeneration Channel Summary Which drivers motivated IDEA (International District Energy Association) members to opt for cogeneration? Definitely energy efficiency, emission reduction, resilience and reliability. Rob Thornton also tells us how the Association is identifying best practices...


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China Starts Up First Nuclear Cogeneration Project - at AP1000 Plant

Sonal Patel, POWER Summary China has started up its first commercial nuclear cogeneration system, using two newly operational AP1000 reactors at the Haiyang Nuclear Power Plant to heat 700,000 square meters of housing. Shandong Nuclear Power Co. (SDNPC), a subsidiary of State Power...


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Operations begin at Emicool, Total's 500 MWh solar plant in DIP 2

Ranju Warier, Construction Week Online Summary Operations have commenced at UAE-based district cooling service provider Emirates District Cooling (Emicool), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Financial Market-listed (DFM) Dubai Investments, and Total Solar Distributed Generation, a part of...


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Intelligent Pumping System Cuts Energy by 55% in Chillers

Tine Stausholm, AMMONIA21 Summary Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos has launched a new distributed pumping system (DPS) for commercial air-conditioning systems in Asia, aiming to help customers save up to 50% of energy consumption with intelligent pumps and temperature sensors. The first...


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Conference To Discuss Renewable Energy Sources In District Heating And Cooling

Balkan Green Energy News, Middle East Utilities Summary A conference on renewable energy sources in district heating and cooling systems, organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Federal Ministry of Finance of Austria, in partnership with the...