Our story

Vicinity Energy is the largest owner and operator of 19 district energy systems in 12 cities and the first in the U.S. to introduce carbon-free eSteam™ to rapidly decarbonize buildings and achieve net zero carbon emissions.
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Future-proofing district energy with innovative technologies

In 2020, Vicinity Energy committed to decarbonizing our operations by 2050 or sooner. Today, we are actively advancing this goal by implementing innovative technologies to reduce our carbon footprint and support our customers in achieving their sustainability goals.

Vicinity’s industrial-scale heat pumps will efficiently utilize water from adjacent rivers as a source of energy to produce eSteam™.

Vicinity will use renewable electricity to power the industrial-scale electric boilers to produce eSteam™.

Vicinity will use thermal storage to store eSteam™ when renewable electricity pricing is high and to alleviate grid stress.

Vicinity's fuel source evolution

We have a history of adapting fuel sources to meet sustainability goals. Vicinity will build on this foundation by leveraging our established district energy systems and implementing cutting-edge technologies that utilize renewable energy sources to achieve net zero carbon emissions.

Our customers

We help organizations of all sizes—from hospitals to hotels to municipalities—use and manage energy more efficiently, sustainably, and strategically.

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Solving global energy problems, locally​

We operate 19 district energy systems in 12 cities across the U.S., working closely with our customers to provide clean, efficient thermal energy solutions for heating and cooling.

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Culture of safety

Vicinity Energy is committed to ensuring that our infrastructure meets or exceeds safety standards and regulations.

Vision for a clean energy future

Vicinity is moving full steam ahead to a net zero future. Through industrial-scale electric boilers, heat pump complexes, and thermal storage, we will achieve net zero carbon emissions across all our operations.
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Our team

Our commitment to providing sustainable energy solutions would not be possible without our valued employees. Join a group of passionate individuals making a difference in the way energy is used across the country.

Get in touch with our team

Reach out to our team of experts to get answers to all of your sustainability and district energy questions today.