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A renewable solution to keep cool in a warming world

newswise Summary Month-on-month, year-on-year, the world continues to experience record high temperatures. In response to this and exacerbated by a growing global population, it is expected that air-conditioning demand will continue to rise. A new IIASA-led study explored the pros and cons...


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The Facts on Fracking

The New York Times Summary OPPOSITION to fracking has been considerable, if not unanimous, in the global green community, and in Europe in particular. France and Bulgaria, countries with the largest shale-gas reserves in Europe, have already banned fracking. Protesters are blocking potential...


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CampusEnergy2021 Goes Virtual

IDEA has made the difficult but appropriate decision to deliver CampusEnergy2021 as a virtual-only event. The 34th Annual Campus Energy Conference, originally planned for San Francisco, will still take place on the dates of February 16-18, 2021, but as a virtual event , rather...


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IKEA Adelaide’s Solar + Storage Microgrid Project Progressing

Solarquotes Blog Summary The first solar panels have been lifted on to the rooftop of IKEA’s retail outlet in Adelaide as part of a major solar power + battery storage microgrid project at the site. The 14,370 sq metre rooftop will host 1.2MW of solar power capacity, and a 3.4MWh battery...


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Geothermal, Another Form Of Renewable Energy, Set To Dramatically Expand In Coming Years

International Business Times Summary Geothermal power — the generation of steam energy produced by heat emanating from molten core — will sharply increase in production and usage over the next five years. Rystad Energy , an energy research firm based in Oslo, Norway, said that the world’s...


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Green technology to power thousands of homes in Leeds

Environment Journal Summary As part of the council’s commitments to reach net-zero, they have gone out to tender for a provider to design, develop and deliver six new district heating networks that will reduce carbon emissions. The council is currently exploring a range of options to power...


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Funding of up to EUR 70 million by EIB to support Dutch district heating projects

Think GeoEnergy Summary The European Investment Bank (EIB) and Asper Investment Management Ltd. have signed an investment agreement worth EUR 30 million for investments in four district heating projects in the Netherlands. This agreement will enable the EIB to consider additional investments...


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Savosolar signs a contract with Eko Ekon for sales and delivery of large scale solar heating plants in Poland

Intrado Summary Savosolar Plc has signed an agreement with a Polish company Eko Ekon regarding the sales, marketing and delivery of large scale solar heating solutions in Poland. Based in Olecko, Poland, Eko Ekon will focus on sales and partner management for deliveries in the Polish market....


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New Jersey County See Incentives, Savings with Energy Audit and Upgrades

Environment and Energy Leader Summary Ocean County, New Jersey, has received almost a million dollars in incentives, with more to come, for upgrading its energy systems; the county will also see nearly $400,000 in savings per year from its energy program by installing high tech, energy...


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UK report highlights benefits of nuclear cogeneration

World Nuclear News Summary The policy briefing - titled Nuclear cogeneration: Civil nuclear energy in a low-carbon future - says the introduction of more intermittent renewable generation, coupled with the need to reduce gas-fired generation, demands greater flexibility from nuclear...