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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Cogeneration uses wastes to minimise emissions

20/04/2015 Recent news that the Dutch city of Amsterdam plans to massively extend its di...
Stephanie Clark

Renewable heat required for Scottish clean energy targets

20/04/2015 Scotland must embrace renewable heat if it is to hit challenging 2020 targets...

Amsterdam aims to totally decarbonise through district heating

16/04/2015 The Dutch capital, Amsterdam, is seeking to completely decarbonise its networ...
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Croatia invests in biomass CHP facilities

15/04/2015 Dutch firm HoSt, a European supplier of bioenergy systems, has received a €20...

Communist-era district heating legacy serving Warsaw well

13/04/2015 Poland’s capital city of Warsaw has avoided the problems of air pollution bes...

Austrian waste-to-energy plant expands DH capacity

10/04/2015 Austrian waste management firm LINZ AG STROM has commissioned Alstom to apply...

British consumer agency highlights need for regulated district heat market

07/04/2015 The need for the UK’s district heating industry to be properly regulated has ...
Klagenfurt, Austria

Banking on CHP for greening cities

07/04/2015 Anyone would expect the UK’s government-owned Green Investment Bank (GIB) to ...

Austrian pellet firm approved for two district heating plants

07/04/2015 Regional government in Austria has approved the development of two biomass po...

Fortum to build new Polish CHP plant

02/04/2015 Fortum is to build a new multi-fuel combined heat and power plant in Zabrze, ...

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