COWI achieves record-breaking operating profit

The company also strengthened its international position and is now among world market leaders in its specialist fields. A focus on knowhow and competitive prices is to ensure continual development in the coming years.

With a three-per cent increase in turnover and a result (EBIT) of DKK 200 million, 2013 […]

By |March 10th, 2014|DBDH members|

UK and China seal £20m clean tech deal

Countries to work together on green manufacturing, low carbon cities, and offshore renewables projects

The UK and China have inked a £20m research deal to develop new low carbon manufacturing processes and technologies, and support the development of low carbon cities and offshore renewables.

Under the terms of the memorandum of […]

By |March 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Germany: RWE looks to decentralised energy to change fortunes

Top German utility RWE is to focus its attentions on decentralised energy and services in a bid to recover from disastrous financial results announced this week.

RWE (FWB: RWE) reported a net loss of $3.85bn (€2.8bn) for 2013, the first time in 60 years that the company has posted an […]

By |March 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

€2 million funding to accelerate Scotland district heating uptake

Scotland is to benefit from a share of €2 million EU funding to further develop heat networks throughout Scotland. The project is in collaboration with 16 partners across 12 European countries and will support 23 cities and regions to map their local heating and cooling demand.

The Scottish Government, with […]

By |March 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

DH sector visit to Scotland

In cooperation with DEP (Danish Energy Partnership), DBDH invites you to join a Sector Visit to Scotland. The visit will take place in the period 23 to 25 April.  The objective is to promote Danish DH-technology and know-how with regard to the establishment of new CHP-plants, utilities, sub stations and […]

By |March 5th, 2014|DBDH|

New biofuel boiler-house in Vilnius expected to decrease heat cost by 22%

The Baltic Course reports a story originally released by the Latvian National News Agency LETA, announcing that the municipality of Vilnius City, Lithuania, has introduced a bold plan to cut district heating costs by 22%–which would result in the lowest heat price in the country–and also reduce dependence on […]

By |March 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

District heating: Denmark’s secret energy success

Today Danish newspaper Berlingske has a large climate section, in which there is an article about district heating and its export opportunities.

DBDH’ managing director Lars Hummelmose is interviewed, informing about for example China, which is that country that is investing most intense in district heating these years.

The article argues […]

By |March 4th, 2014|Political|

UK to focus on CHP in waste-to-energy schemes

Combined heat and power will be a focus for the UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) going forward, according to departmental director Dr Colin Church.

Speaking at last week’s Energy from Waste conference in London, Church said the department will place growing importance on heat production from […]

By |March 4th, 2014|CHP|

Denmark world’s most attractive country for green investments

According to PA Consulting Group’s Energy Investment Map, Denmark has more potential for green investments than any other country in the world.

Denmark tops the list as the world’s most attractive country for investments in green energy technologies, passing China and Sweden, which claimed first and second place in 2013.

The […]

By |March 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

DH sector visit to Scotland

In cooperation with DEP (Danish Energy Partnership), DBDH invite you to join a sector visit to Scotland. The visit will take place in the period 6th to 9th May.

Presently Scotland is endeavoring being the new center of growth for sustainable energy in Europe. The Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond, has […]

By |February 28th, 2014|DBDH|
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