New geothermal district heating system near Paris to start in December 2017

Geodalys and Engie are about to start a new geothermal district heating system in Dammarie-lès-Lys, a municipality in the south-east of Paris, France. Local news report that green light has been given for a new geothermal district heating system in Dammarie-lès-Lys, a municipality in the south-east of Paris, France.  The nearly 6 km long heating […]

New urban area will be heated with surplus heat from laboratories

​Why not use surplus heat from X-ray machines for water heating in private homes? A new EU-funded low-temperature district heating project is developing sustainable solutions for better exploitation of cooling energy, surplus heat and renewable energy in the district heating system. In the near future, the citizens in Brunnshög, a new suburb outside Lund in Sweden, are going to have […]

Denmark to be coal-free by 2030

A coalition of ambitious countries are aiming to phase out the use of coal in their electricity supply by 2030. Denmark is part of the initiative that was presented at the UN Climate Conference, COP23, in Bonn today. The Danish government has set a clear milestone in the country’s energy policy with their goal of […]

German university unveils plan for three CHP plants

Three combined heat and power (CHP) plants are planned for a German university and its associated medical school. The University of Göttingen and University Medical Centre this week announced plans to develop a new, decentralized power and heat supply system, with two CHP plants to serve the university and one serving the hospital. The first […]

Denmark signs partnership agreement with German green frontrunner

A new partnership agreement between the German state of Baden- Württemberg and Denmark was announced today. The agreement aims to help the German green frontrunner accelerate its transition to a low-carbon, energy effective society and simultaneously increase Danish exports of energy technology. The partnership agreement spans areas such as energy efficiency in industry and buildings, […]