Could steam heat, long used by cities and colleges, be a solution to climate change?


Could steam heat be a solution to climate change?

by NPR Radio: The Morning Edition | October 2022


Beneath the streets of hundreds of North America’s oldest cities lies a network of pipes delivering steam heat to office buildings and hospitals. These steam loops could be a clean energy solution.

The Morning Edition of NPR Radio discusses Vicinity Energy’s district systems as a valuable tool to decarbonize cities at scale. Susan Phillips of NPR member station WHYY in Philadelphia reports these steam loop systems could be a climate change solution.

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