Cities can follow Stanford’s energy makeover to cut emissions of carbon dioxide affordably, new study finds

May 8, 2019 by maitreyi.karthik@climate-connect.com

(Source: TechXplore) Over the past several years, Stanford transformed its energy infrastructure by electrifying its heating system, replacing its gas-fired power plant with grid power, creating a unique system to recover heat, building massive tanks to store hot and cold water, and building a solar power plant. The Stanford Energy System Innovations project cut the campus’s total greenhouse gas emissions 68 percent and is lowering the system’s operating costs by $425 million over 35 years. Read full article….

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