District Energy St. Paul has been featured as a key energy solution by the United Nations Environmental Program. The report “District Energy in Cities” (March 2015) highlights District Energy’s integration of renewable fuels, energy efficiency, and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. The Saint Paul system was featured alongside Munich, Paris, Oslo, and Qatar as systems providing multiple benefits through district energy infrastructure. A draft of the report was presented at the UN Climate Change Summit in New York in September 2014.
District Energy St. Paul was selected on September 24, 2013 for a Global District Energy Climate Excellence Award. The International District Energy Association (IDEA) and Euroheat & Power sponsor the award to promote district energy’s critical role in helping our communities meet their sustainability goals. District Energy was selected from dozens of global applications by an international panel of experts led by the International Energy Agency. District Energy St. Paul Press Release
Global Climate Award Press Release – Released by the International District Energy Association and Euroheat & Power.
Nina Axelson – Public Relations