Smart Cities & Buildings

In my blog on the future of energy I made a very bold statement about he future of flight being cut by 50% by 2030. A lot of comments on the article informed me I was probably wrong – and this got me thinking. With my other predictions there is a reasonably clear de-carbonisation pathway i.e. heat moving to heat pumps and automotive to electric batteries (with some hydrogen for freight). Air…

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Building Energy Management

How energy efficiency upgrades can benefit building owners and tenants

If an energy efficiency building upgrade doesn’t benefit both the property owner and the tenant – especially with a triple net lease – it’s often easier to simply leave things the way they are even if…

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Smart Cities & Buildings

5 Things you need to know about 5G Heat (Fifth Generation Heat!)

In my blog ‘How will energy look in 2030? My 10 predictions for the next 10 years!’ I predicted that by 2030 all city centres will have some form of fifth generation heat network – taking heat…

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E-Mobility, Mobility & Public Transport

In and out with 10-minute electrical vehicle recharge

Electric vehicle owners may soon be able to pull into a fueling station, plug their car in, go to the restroom, get a cup of coffee and in 10 minutes, drive out with a fully charged battery, according…

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E-Mobility, Mobility & Public Transport

Driverless and electric, or car-free? The cities cutting out cars, and why

Author: Vanessa Bates

It’s common consensus in the tech industry that the days of cars as we know them—powered by gas, driven by humans, and individually owned by all who want and can afford one—are…

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HVAC E-Mobility, Mobility & Public Transport

Electric Vehicles & Heat Pumps: Electric motors play a crucial role in the energy transition

Electric motors are implicated in two major decarbonisation options involving electrification: electric vehicles (EVs) and heat pumps. This will lead to a significant market growth, as well as growing…

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Street Lighting

ICP partners made it!

ICP Partners help spread the Investor Ready Energy EfficiencyTM (IREE) Certification scheme in local countries

In a nutshell…

The Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe is tackling two of the main…

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Smart Cities & Buildings

ORC-systems are helping to create a sustainable energy future

ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle) technology made possible by SWEP brazed plate heat exchangers is being used in Sweden to transform waste heat into renewable electricity. This high efficiency and low maintenance way to produce sustainable electricity is being adopted by district heating systems around the world. Read how Ronneby Municipality put this innovative technology to use.

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HVAC

Shining a light on Tomatoes

Royal Pride Holland is using the J624 GS engines to power the greenhouse's new cogeneration plant. Some of the power generated is used for lighting for the tomatoes, but most is supplied to the public power grid. Because the waste heat from the engines can be used at very low temperatures, and the CO2 in its exhaust gas can also be used, the overall level of efficiency is 95 percent.

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Waste & Waste Water Management

Clean Power when ORC System recovers Waste Heat

Generating clean power in Japanese incineration plant: When the Japanese-based company Daiichi Jitsugy got a request from Ertec to install an ORC system in their new waste incineration plant, the company’s engineers knew that they would need a heat exchanger out of the ordinary.

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