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IDEA2018: Local Solutions, Global Impact

June 11-14, 2018, Vancouver, BC

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Microgrid 2.0

October 29-31, 2018 Baltimore, MD

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CampusEnergy2018: Sharing Solutions, Sustaining Our Future

March 5-9, 2018, Baltimore, MD

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IDEA Sends Letter to Duke University

IDEA submitted a letter to the Duke Administration outlining the experience of peer institutions who have implemented CHP for enhanced energy efficiency & resiliency. 

Nashville International Airport

Airport Resiliency

The power outage at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport demonstrates the importance of reliable and resilient energy supply for mission critical facilities.


Princeton's Campus Energy

District Energy works to keep electricity rates low for Princeton University



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    Reporting/Calculating District Energy Reliability

    A general question for the community of district energy operators out there. Which other district ...