Crown Princess Mary inaugurates biomass district heating plant

Skaerbaek Power Station has been opened by Denmark’s Crown Princess Mary and is now set to supply green district heating to the country’s Triangle Region.

The plant has been modernised to end use of coal and gas as feed sources.

“With the participation of The Crown Princess, we’ve now marked the […]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Biomass|

Two international awards for Värtaverket

Gottlieb Paludan Architects receives two prizes for the design of the new biomass-fuelled CHP plant in Stockholm.

The American Architecture Prize ™ (AAP) recognizes the achievements of architects all over the world. It celebrates the architects who push boundaries and set new standards. The basic idea is that great architecture […]

Danfoss lines up district cooling solution for India

Danfoss is planning to partner with United Nations Initiative on Sustainable Energy for All and others to develop a district cooling project in India.

The cities of Thane, Bhopal, Coimbatore, Bhubaneswar, Pune and Rajkot are all being considered for the project, and a decision on that will be finalised within […]

New member of DBDH

DBDH welcomes new member Linka Energy

Linka Energy is among the world leaders within development, design and construction of fully automatic high-quality biomass plants. The company’s solutions are based on the customer’s situation and needs, and we offer close collaboration as a sub-/component supplier or a turn-key contractor. With more […]

German government launches solar district heating scheme

The Germany Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, BMWi, has launched District Heating Networks 4.0, a new subsidy scheme for grids which use solar, biomass or waste heat to meet at least 50% of their customers’ annual demand.

Since July, utilities and cooperatives have been able to apply for a […]

Danfoss: EU Buildings Directive – Member States need to deliver in trilogue

The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is key to unlock the energy efficiency potential of our buildings and make them future proof for digitalization. On 25 October, the European Parliament’s rapporteur Bendt Bendtsen (EPP/DK) received the mandate to enter trilogue negotiations on the EPBD with the Council and […]

Blockchain platforms aims to create global decentralized energy currency

A new blockchain software platform aimed at creating a global currency for decentralized renewable energy transactions has been launched in the US.

California-based ImpactPPA’s software was designed to “disrupt renewable energy finance and accelerate global clean energy production”, according to the company.

With its software, users can manage and track power system […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Europe heat map gets new features

European research project Heat Roadmap Europe has added new features to its Pan-European Thermal Atlas (Peta4) interactive online map.

The tool assesses heating and cooling demand, efficiency and supply across Europe through visual and technical data on the location and scale of heating and cooling. It works through searching for […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

District heating network modelling project launched

A European project which launched this week aims to make district heating network planning faster, more efficient and more cost-effective, its developers said.

THERMOS (Thermal Energy Resource Modelling and Optimization System) is an EU Horizon 2020-funded research project which aims to provide advanced energy system data and models through open-source software.

The […]

By |October 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

District energy award winners announced

The winners of the fifth Global District Energy Climate Awards were announced yesterday in Qatar.

Sponsored by Euroheat & Power and the International District Energy Association (IDEA), the awards were given in five categories: for a new scheme, a modernization project, an expansion project, an emerging market project, and an […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|
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