Denmark launches district heating cost-benefit tool

Denmark’s energy agency has launched a new tool to evaluate the costs and benefits of district heating compared to individual heating solutions.

The District Heating Assessment Tool (DHAT) was developed by engineering consultancy Ramboll and, the energy agency said, uses lessons learned in the Danish district heating sector.

DHAT performs an […]

September 21st, 2017|

Copenhill wins European prize

Amager Ressource Center (ARC), Moe, Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), and Züblin receive european recognition for the waste-to-energy plant Copenhill.
On the 14th of September, the plant containing a ski slope won an Award of Merit.

“The multifunctional industrial architecture is an ambitious example of how a green power plant can be […]

September 21st, 2017|

Danfoss joins UN initiative to help solve the world’s cooling challenges

Sustainable Energy for All today announced a new global Cooling for All panel during the UN General Assembly and Climate Week NYC. Danfoss has been appointed a member of the new panel, which will work to increase access to affordable and sustainable cooling solutions throughout the world.
The UN Economic […]

September 20th, 2017|

Danish-Chinese district heating cooperation strengthened

In this week, about 50 directors from the Chinese district heating sector are meeting with 40 Danish/Chinese participants from Danish district heating companies and exporters of Danish district heating technology. China’s largest district heating companies are many times larger than Fjernvarme Fyn, Denmark’s 3rd largest district heating company.

The Danish-Chinese district heating […]

September 19th, 2017|

Fjernvarmeindustrien’s annual meeting

The annual meeting of Fjernvarmeindustrien took its start at ARC, the waste incineration plant, which is also home to the new and much talked-about Amager Bakke designed by famous architect Bjarke Ingells, which will feature an all-year ski slope with a fantastic view.

After a welcome speech by Niles Sørensen, […]

September 18th, 2017|

EU announces new member state energy cooperation regulations

The European Parliament has announced a new rule facilitating cross-border cooperation between EU states in the event of an urgent gas shortage.

Sufficient gas supply for households, district heating and essential social services such as hospitals would take priority in the event of such an occurrence. A member state can […]

September 18th, 2017|

Danfoss will help Jinan become the green metropolis of China

A strategic cooperation agreement has been signed between Danfoss China and the Municipal Government of Jinan. Danfoss will leverage its district energy solutions with strong proven record in the green transition of Denmark to help the city realize clean heating, improve air quality, and facilitate the construction of the […]

September 13th, 2017|

District energy and Amazon’s HQ2 decision

On September 7, Amazon announced it would begin a process to establish a second headquarters, potentially costing $5 billion to build and equip and providing workspace for 50,000 employees. Amazon opened the door to new metro regions across North America outside of Seattle.

With this announcement, Amazon issued a request […]

September 13th, 2017|

DBDH at the 21. District Heating Forum in Poland

Today, the XXI District Heating Forum in Miedzyzdroje, Poland opened, and DBDH was present from the beginning, looking forward to two days’ conference and exhibition with the theme “Clean Air in the City”.

The 21. annual exhibition was opened by Boguslaw Regulski and Jacek Szymczak from the Polish Chamber of […]

September 11th, 2017|

CHP and energy-from-waste win contracts in UK renewables auction

Two biomass combined heat and power (CHP) schemes and six waste-to-energy plants have emerged as winners under the UK’s second Contracts for Difference auction.

The projects, announced today by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), were awarded under the “less established technologies” category and include the 85 MW […]

September 11th, 2017|
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