Crowdfunding as a novel financial tool for district heating projects

The district heating and cooling sector is in full evolution towards decarbonisation alongside an increasing share of renewable sources. This scenario entails new challenges above all from the point of view of the market. From a publicly-owned DHC sector, to new private-public partnerships and cooperative models, the future of district heating and cooling gives room to […]

Heating and cooling sector to get its due spot on the decarbonisation radar

On 28 November 2018, policymakers and industry gathered at the Committee of the Regions for the High-Level Round Table on the Decarbonisation of the Heating Sector, a joint event organised by the European Commission and the Decarb Heat Initiative partners. The timing is right: on the very same day that the European Commission launched its […]

District cooling market will exceed USD 140 billion by 2024

Japan district cooling market is set to exceed 17 PJ by 2024. Rapid economic growth coupled with strict environmental norms toward emissions will encourage the product adoption. Growing concerns toward energy security along with large scale deployment of cooling systems across Tokyo, Sapporo, Osaka and Yokohama will complement the business outlook. Rapid technological advancement in […]

Geothermal energy could be part of the solution to fill the UK’s energy void

The London Branch of the Society of Petroleum Engineers features an article describing geothermal energy as part of the solution to fill the UK’s energy void. With declining hydrocarbon resources in the country and existing skillsets to develop geothermal projects in the oil sector, geothermal is a real option. The Society of Petroleum Engineers, London […]

Danish energy statistics 2017: Higher renewable energy contribution

Energy consumption increased slightly in 2017. This covers a dramatic fall in coal consumption and increasing consumption of renewable energy. Overall, this led to a considerable drop in CO2 emissions last year. These are some of the results in the Energy Statistics 2017, which were published by the Danish Energy Agency today. Publication is in […]