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Washington: First steps towards a microgrid

Washington: First steps towards a microgrid

The city of Washington, DC, in the United States, seems to be increasingly set to take the plunge and move towards the installation of a microgrid, an intelligent electricity grid designed to bring energy production sites closer to consumer sites. ...

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EU signs off on German CHP aid

EU signs off on German CHP aid

The European Commission has concluded an investigation into potential state aid for German combined heat and power and found that the support improves the integration of cogeneration into the electricity market and is in line with EU state aid rules. ...

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UK-wide heating network investment scheme launched

UK-wide heating network investment scheme launched

The Association for Decentralised Energy today welcomed the launch of the £39m Pilot Scheme of the Heat Networks Investment Project. The investment aims to increase the number of cost effective, low carbon heat networks being built, while creating the right ...

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EU approve Vilnius CHP plan

EU approve Vilnius CHP plan

The European Commission today approved support for a combined heat and power (CHP) district heating plant in Vilnius, Lithuania. The nation’s request for approval of €150 million ($168 million) in government aid for the project was found to be in ...

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50 cities now signed up to Celsius project

50 cities now signed up to Celsius project

Celsius is a project co-funded by the European Union to help communities plan, implement and optimize new or older urban heating infrastructure. The project had set itself the goal of recruiting 50 new cities per year. For the year 2016, ...

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South Korea set to promote cogeneration

South Korea set to promote cogeneration

The South Korean government is seeking to increase the share of combined heat and power in the country’s energy mix in order to meet decarbonisation and energy efficiency targets.Seoul Seoul announced in its latest plan for electricity supply and demand ...

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Football stadiums powered by cogeneration

Football stadiums powered by cogeneration

Newcastle United and Bristol City have committed to energy efficient ventures to power their stadiums this week. Newcastle has installed a gas-fired combined heat and power system inside the ‘carbon positive’ club’s St James’ Park stadium, simultaneously cutting emissions while ...

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Dalkia look to break into UK market

Dalkia, the French firm and EDF subsidiary, is making inroads into England, as evidenced by the company’s announcement on Tuesday, July the 19th, that they had won a tender for the design, construction and operation of a new plant and ...

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What will Brexit mean for DHC networks?

The announcement of the result of the UK’s referendum on the European Union on the 24th of June has already generated many column inches in the mainstream press and in the press. Here at DHC News we will consider and ...

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