District Energy Space 2015: How did YOU measure up?

Report and enter your customer buildings that commited or recommited for your district energy service during calendar year 2015! DEADLINE: April 15, 2016.

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Supreme Court rules for demand response & FERC

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in favor of allowing demand response, siding with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) over EPSA.

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IDEA comments: EPA's EGU GHG Model Trading Rules

IDEA comments on Federal Plan Requirements & Model Trading Rules for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing electric utility generating units (EGU).

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IDEA System of the Year for 2016: Will it be yours?

IDEA System of The Year Award: the highest honor IDEA can confer on a district energy system. Enter yours in the 2016 competition. DEADLINE: April 29, 2016

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The growing role of cities in fighting climate change

COP21 speakers discussed city-level action to reduce CO2 emissions by improving building efficiency and shifting to renewable, energy efficient district energy.

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EPA Clean Power Plan for Existing Power Plants

On Aug. 3, 2015, President Obama and EPA announced the Clean Power Plan - a historic and important step in reducing carbon pollution from existing power plants.

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IDEA Innovation Award 2016: Best & brightest

Recognizes innovations that boost energy efficiency, reliability & value to stakeholders & enhance the value proposition of district energy. DEADLINE: April 15, 2016.

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U. Texas’ Juan Ontiveros wins USGBC Galvin Award

Ontiveros is the first individual recipient of the U.S. Green Building Council's Robert W. Galvin Award for Performance Excellence in Electricity Renewal. 

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IDEA presents at COP21 Climate Conference in Paris

Rob Thornton, IDEA President & CEO, moderates "Sustainable Energy Solutions in the Built Environment–A Dialogue" at COP 21 and launched an informative video.

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10 Reasons for CHP in State Clean Power Plans

PEW Charitable Trusts Clean Energy Initiative Report:  10 reasons why states should include CHP in their clean power planning process.

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UT-Austin uses reclaimed water to save $300,000/yr

University of Texas at Austin is saving $300,000/yr by replacing 80 million gallons of potable water with City reclaim wastewater in their cooling water system.

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Cities will help activate Paris climate agreement

Kansas City, MO, Mayor Sly James (I) and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto (D) report on the key role of cities to reduce CO2 revealed at COP21 in Paris.

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