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Germany's Leipzig City to Exit Lignite-fired Heating by 2022

S&P Global Summary The German city of Leipzig plans to invest Eur300 million ($330 million) in gas-fired generation, renewables and heat storage to exit lignite-fired heating supply by 2022, it said Monday. Some 80% of the city's heat demand is currently provided by the Lippendorf lignite...

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E.ON to Provide UK Residential Customers with 100 Percent Renewable Electricity

Renewable Energy Magazine Summary Electricity provider E.ON has announced it is now providing all of its 3.3 million residential customers across Britain with a 100 percent renewable electricity supply – on all tariffs as standard, and at no extra cost. The move follows research showing 61...

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Optimizing Renewable Energy Sources for Campus District Energy

Summary A biomass combined heat-and-power system is being designed to be the core component of a University's campus Central Utility Plant, complementing a suite of other renewable energy infrastructure that includes geothermal heating and solar PV. The CUP is anticipated to serve as a learning...


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Renewables Procurement: Creating New Ways to Raise Sustainability

Raising sustainability is top of mind for many institutions and energy from renewable sources is expected to make up 26 percent of total energy generation by 2030 in the U.S. (EIA 2018)As the industry grows and matures, there are now more and more ways to bring renewable energy into your...


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Comparisons and Case Studies of Liquid Biofuels

Renewable liquid biofuels such as Renewable Fuel Oil and Bio-residual Oil can be burned in existing boilers while utilizing most of the existing equipment on site. While keeping initial capital expenditure relatively low compared to other renewable fuel options, the challenges and benefits...


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Hydropower: Smart Energy

Summary Considering society's healthy interest in energy, sustainability and resiliency, hydropower technology can often be implemented as a simple addition to an existing water system. This presentation will describe how hydropower can be integrated into a new or existing water system to...


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Abu Dhabi Highlights Plans to Diversify Energy Sources

Gulf Today AE Summary Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) has outlined Abu Dhabi’s programme for energy transformation and plans to diversify energy sources and promote renewable energy, at Australian Energy Week 2019, in Melbourne. Addressing more...

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Congress Pushes For Storage, Renewables to Have Same Private Investment Incentives as Fossil Fuels

Robert Walton, UtilityDive Summary A bipartisan and bicameral group of lawmakers has introduced a bill to allow clean energy technology companies to form master limited partnerships ( MLP ) , a move aimed at boosting private investment. Currently, only investors in fossil fuel-based...

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Reps. Estes, Thompson and Sens. Coons, Moran Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Expand Renewable Energy Tax Advantages

Press Release, Congressman Ron Estes Office (R-KS) Summary WASHINGTON—Congressman Ron Estes (R-KS), Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA), along with Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) introduced the Financing Our Future Energy Act today. This bipartisan and bicameral bill...

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IDEA Endorses Bipartisan Financing Our Future Energy Act

Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Representatives Mike Thomson (D-CA-05) and Ron Estes (R-KS-04) are leading the Financing Our Energy Future Act (formerly known as the Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act ) to be presented to the 116 th Congress. The core purpose of the...