District Energy

District energy allows whole towns and city areas to be supplied with heating and cooling energy, and power, via underground energy distribution systems. Connection to a district energy network removes the need for boilers, chiller and plant rooms and a range of fossil and renewable fuel-based generating plant can be used to supply the system.

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TECO CHP plant wins US EPA Energy Star award

03/07/2015 Thermal Energy Corp (TECO) has received the US Environmental Protection Agenc...
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Renewable heating is cost-effective says VTT

03/07/2015 Finland's VTT technical research centre has shown that solar heating in combi...
Vattenfall's Nordjylland CHP plant

Vattenfall divests Danish CHP plant

02/07/2015 Vattenfall is divesting its Nordjylland CHP plant, completing the sale of its...

Cambridge-based COHEAT claims heat network innovation

29/06/2015 COHEAT, a Cambridge-based energy technology company specialising in community...

UK government backs technology to backbone heat networks

29/06/2015 DECC is investing £6 million in efficient heat technology provided by London-...
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UK funds district heating network data analysis tool

26/06/2015 A tool designed to analyse the energy efficiency of district heating networks...
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District heating considered for Amsterdam's artificial islands

15/06/2015 Amsterdam city planners are creating islands to cater for ongoing expansion, ...
Fergus Ewing

Scotland steps up heating drive

11/06/2015 The Scottish government have published proposals aimed at fully developing th...

Europe's run on hot & cold

21/05/2015 With growing political and institutional support, and a host of initiatives w...

Multiple fuel cell projects in the pipeline

19/05/2015 Plans to deploy fuel cell technology around the world are getting more ambiti...

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