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May 9-11 | Portland OR

Sustainable District-Scale Development

EcoDistricts Certified<p>The New Standard for Community Development<p>EcoDistricts Certified is a powerful way to move projects from vision to reality and …

Investing

In The Future, We Will All Live In Ecodistricts

International bodies, national governments, and even cities move at too glacial a pace to keep up with the latest innovations. But small groups in neighborhoods can start transforming where they live without outside help. It might be the future of sustainable urban planning.<p>Given the growing global …

Social Housing

Combined CHP, CSP and ORC district heating plant opens in Denmark

A combined heat and power plant that opened last week in Denmark is the first in the world to combine concentrated solar power (CSP) with biomass and …

Turning heat into electricity

What if you could run your air conditioner not on conventional electricity, but on the sun’s heat during a warm summer’s day? With advancements in …

Access2017

Energy Access Outlook 2017<p>Energy and the Sustainable Development Goals<p>Energy access is the “golden thread” that weaves together economic growth, …

Commentary: More policy attention is needed for renewable heat

Heat remains the sleeping giant of energy policy despite massive potential for energy savings and emissions reductions

Tesla turns on world's biggest lithium ion battery in Australia to boost power grid

Tesla switched on the world’s biggest lithium ion battery on Friday in time to feed Australia’s shaky power grid for the first day of summer, meeting …

Tesla

This Flexible Engine is Making Off-Grid Power Cheaper and Greener, and it Grows Veggies, Too

If you’ve ever taken the scenic route to the Detroit-Windsor border, you likely passed an unassuming greenhouse, located just off Ontario’s highway …

Digitalization and Energy

Digitalization and Energy 2017<p>Digitalization: A new era in energy?<p>Over the coming decades, digital technologies are set to make energy systems around …

Polish District Heating Sector – from coal to solar?

The European Project SDHp2m is addressing the market uptake challenges to increase the share of Solar District Heating in Europe, and more …

District heating and cooling | Smartcities Information System

List of projects where this technology is being implemented.<p>The STORM project tackles energy efficiency at district level by developing an innovative …

Greening the grid

There are lots of different kinds of laboratories at the University of California, Irvine, but a unique one being used by Advanced Power & Energy …

France’s power and gas system operators look to better integrate renewables

RTE and GRTgaz have created a common databank to analyze how power production from renewables can be better integrated into France’s electricity …

Flexibility at all costs?

<b>Design for a cogeneration plant in Belgium Credit: GE</b>In a future where our energy increasingly comes from renewables, flexible production is one of …