Vattenfall in German district heating dispute

Negotiations for the sale of the German city of Hamburg’s district heating system have reportedly fallen through, with arbitration necessary.

Sweden’s Vattenfall is the majority owner of Hamburg’s district heating business, but in a 2013 referendum the city’s voters decided to remunicipalize their power, gas and heating supplies.

Hamburg and Vattenfall then inked […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Amsterdam district heating goal gets data centre boost

Amsterdam’s district heating goals are to receive a boost with plans to use excess heat from a data centre to replace gas-fired central heating.

According to Dutch press reports, some of the heat from a data centre operated by global firm Equinix will be diverted to heat several buildings at […]

By |February 21st, 2018|Uncategorized|

How do we alter consumers’ energy habits?

20 council flats in the Danish city of Aarhus are a living lab for a new EU project which will examine how consumers may wilingly alter their energy habits in order to utilise green electricity and heat and gain economic profit.

20 council flats in Aarhus are a living lab […]

By |February 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Belgian certification scheme to benefit CHP operators

The European Union has approved a scheme aimed at rewarding renewable energy and combined heat and power plant operators whose processes conserve energy.

Energy Live News reports that the ruling said the initiatives in Flanders were in line with EU State aid rules because they contribute to reaching international energy […]

By |February 19th, 2018|CHP|

New district heating network for French city

A new district heating network is expected to reduce a French city’s carbon emissions by 17,000 tonnes per year.

The Nord Chézine heat network is being developed in the city of Nantes and will complement two existing district heating systems.

Installed by Danfoss Heating, the project is planned for completion in […]

24 Danish and international examples of how to utilize surplus heat

In connection with the EU project ReUseHeat, Grøn Energi, the Danish think tank regarding sustainable energy systems, has prepared a catalogue consisting of 24 good examples of how to utilise surplus Energy in Denmark as well as Europe. The examples will be part of a new manual about utilisation […]

By |February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Time for more transparency in the EU’s climate/energy planning & modelling

Euroheat & Power joined a broad coalition of stakeholders in signing a letter to President Juncker on the need for more transparency in the EU’s climate and energy planning and modelling. 


Dear President Juncker,
cc. First Vice-President Frans Timmermans,

Our organisations represent a broad spectrum of interests in the sustainable transition of […]

By |February 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

CHP to replace nuclear power in Belgium

Belgium’s cogeneration operators claim they are in pole position to replace nuclear power plants scheduled for phase out in the middle of the next decade.

The Brussels Times reports that cogeneration is part of the overall plan for the closure of nuclear power stations, anticipated for 2025.

Cogeneration power stations currently […]

By |February 7th, 2018|CHP|

Megacities accelerate climate action efforts

The 92 cities participating in the C40 network are in need of solutions to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate changes. The cities are intensifying their efforts over the coming years and are looking to Copenhagen as a source of inspiration.

The 92 C40 cities have committed […]

By |February 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

EU releases report on sustainable finance

The European Commission has made the final report by its High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (HLEG) public. The report sets out strategic recommendations for a financial system that supports sustainable investments.
Delivering an EU strategy on sustainable finance is a priority action of the Commission’s Capital Markets Union (CMU) Action […]

By |February 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|
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