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Wasted Heat: The New Icon of the Carbon Reduction Era?

The light bulb left burning in the empty room stands as the classic image of energy waste. But the new image may soon be steam wafting on a city skyline, as district energy advocates step up their efforts to make known the big cost to society of wasted heat. That’s one of the messages emerging this week at IDEA2015, the International District … [Read more...]

Yet Another Report Finds that Energy Efficiency Improves the Economics of Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions  

Contributing writer Cara Miale Goman looks at how energy efficiency improves the economics of reducing carbon dioxide under the proposed Clean Power Plan. The EPA’s Clean Power Plan, a federal rule that aims to help cut carbon pollution from the energy sector 30 percent by 2030, is slated to be finalized this summer. As states, cities and … [Read more...]

Significant Time for District Energy and CHP as the U.S. Sets New Rules to Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions

Contributing writer Nick Marshall looks at the important role district energy and CHP can play as the U.S. sets new rules to cut carbon dioxide emissions, a topic that will be discussed at a major energy conference in June and in an upcoming report. Leaders in district energy and combined heat and power will come together next month for IDEA2015 … [Read more...]

Boston: A Model for the Emerging Distributed Energy Paradigm

Boston is a city at the forefront of district energy and combined heat and power use. So it’s a fitting gathering spot for government and industry leaders next month who will look at the paradigm shift from central generation to distributed energy. IDEA2015, a conference sponsored by the International District Energy Association June 28-July 1, … [Read more...]

IDEA2015 to Focus on Microgrids, District Energy and CHP in Cities

IDEA2015, the International District Energy Association’s 106th annual conference and trade show, will bring global energy leaders to Boston in June to discuss the growing use by cities of microgrids, district energy and combined heat and power. The international forum, to be held June 28-July 1, will explore best practices developing, owning … [Read more...]

Global Energy Leaders to Gather in Boston for IDEA2015

Global energy leaders from North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East will come together in Boston in June for the International District Energy Association’s 106th annual conference and trade show. Scheduled for June 28-July 1, the international forum will focus on shaping the next generation of energy for cities, as the utility industry … [Read more...]