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Detroit Thermal builds on sustainability commitment with DTE Energy’s MIGreenPower program

Intrado GlobeNewswire Summary Detroit Thermal , a clean steam energy supplier, today announced the company’s enrollment in DTE’s MIGreenPower program . One of the largest voluntary renewable energy programs in the United States, MIGreenPower enables DTE Electric customers to attribute a...


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Vicinity Energy Secures 20-Year Contract to Expand District Energy Service to Kansas City’s Hotel Phillips

Yahoo! Finance Summary Vicinity Energy , owner and operator of the nation’s largest portfolio of district energy systems, has secured a new 20-year contract with Kansas City’s Hotel Phillips . Vicinity Energy will now expand its existing steam service to Hotel Phillips to also...


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Footprint Project Sends Solar Cavalry to Hurricane Ida Outages in Louisiana

Digital Journal Summary Nearly a week after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday, August 29, over 700,000 residents in Louisiana are still without power. Gas shortages in the region are leaving even those with access to generators sweltering and in the dark. An emerging...


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In Hurricane Stricken New Orleans, a Solar Microgrid Kept the Lights on in This Apartment Building for Low Income Vets

Good News Network Summary Another hurricane, another power outage? In the state of Louisiana, one apartment complex is keeping the lights on—a beacon of hope in New Orleans. St. Peter Residential, which opened one month before the pandemic began, built in that emergency functionality...


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Digging for newer, cleaner solutions: WVU-led team tapped to explore geothermal energy

Daily Mail WV Summary This fall, West Virginia University researchers will drill three miles into the ground to test the potential of geothermal energy. If successful, it might eventually help to reduce the carbon footprint of the University and decrease energy costs. The research...


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Irene Anniversary Reminds Us Of Need For Climate Action

Caledonian Record Summary Ten years ago, in late August 2011, Tropical Storm Irene crashed into the Green Mountains and shattered the myth that Vermont was safe from climate change. The severe weather, fires, and droughts that we’ve experienced in the decade since remind us Irene was not a...


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Clackamas Water Environment Services unveils renewable generator

Portland Tribute Summary Clackamas Water Environment Services (WES) announced Wednesday, Aug. 11 the completion of a new "biopower" generator that transforms organic waste into renewable energy, developed in partnership with Energy Trust of Oregon (ETO) and Portland General Electric (PGE). ...


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Tennessee’s advanced energy sector outperforms the overall state economy

WATE.com Summary A report on the Advanced Energy sector in Tennessee shows that it is outpacing the state economy. The sector employs nearly 394,000 Tennesseans in more than 20,300 businesses that contribute almost $46 billion to the state’s GDP, according to the report. ...


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Revisiting CHP

Ethanol Producer Magazine Summary Today, the quest for carbon intensity reduction has plants revisiting combined heat and power (CHP) systems. Siouxland Ethanol in Jackson, Nebraska, recently began generating its own electricity with a CHP system. Much of the payback will come in a lowered...


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Governor Cuomo Announces Nearly $4 Million Awarded to Grow Community Heat Pump Networks Across New York State

NYSERDA Summary Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced nearly $4 million in awards to 23 projects under the first round of the Community Heat Pump Systems Pilot program to advance community thermal networks that harness geothermal and waste energy to heat and cool buildings. The winning...