If you aren’t aware of it, urban centers use a lot of energy to heat and cool the buildings within their area. We’re talking millions of dollars worth of electric, natural gas, or coal energy each month.
Traditionally, each building in an urban center, large or small, has its own heating and cooling plant. Be it a boiler, furnace; forced-air air conditioning or chiller systems, these systems are energy hungry. When you have a heating plant and an air conditioning plant in each building, it becomes very inefficient.
There is alternative however, its call “District Energy”.
Electricity Feed Laws, Feed-in Laws, Feed-in Tariffs, Advanced Renewable Tariffs, and Renewable Energy Payments
While not exhaustive, this site contains an extensive collection of articles on Feed-in Tariffs, Advanced Renewable Tariffs, and Renewable Energy Payments. Learn more about feed-in tariffs and how they have been successful in Europe, and how they can benefit North Americans by following the links below. Primers on Feed-in Tariffs and Advanced Renewable Tariffs Renewable [...]
What Is A Feed-In Tariff? To maintain objectivity, we are quoting: From Wikipedia: A Feed-in Tariff (FiT, Feed-in Law, FiL, solar premium, Renewable Tariff or renewable energy payments) is an incentive structure to encourage the adoption of renewable energy through government legislation. The regional or national electricity utilities are obligated to buy renewable electricity (electricity [...]