Salt could be the future of renewable energy

Amid the hum and heat of Berlin’s Reuter thermal power station stands a shining contraption that looks out of place in the decades-old machine hall. Its silver pipes and vats contain a substance that Vattenfall, the plant’s operator, says could become a key ingredient for a fossil fuel-free future. The energy company, together with a […]

UK completes first coal-free week since Industrial Revolution

The UK has just completed its first week without any domestic coal generation on the power grid since before the Industrial Revolution, marking a significant milestone in its low-carbon energy transition. The achievement comes just two years after Britain marked its first full day without coal. Pictured: Eggborough power station, Yorkshire The National Grid revealed […]

Serbian-Danish District Heating Days

Last week, the Serbian and Danish district heating sectors joined forces to discuss the newest developments of the district heating sector. Danish Ambassador Anders Hougaard opened the conference speaking of the important role of district heating in Denmark in the green transition. A lot of interesting subjects followed during the conference covering all aspects of the […]

Danfoss acquires remaining shares in Leanheat

Danfoss has taken over the full ownership of Finnish startup company Leanheat Oy specialized in the optimization of heating in centrally heated buildings by using artificial intelligence (AI) and sensors. By acquiring the remaining shares in Finnish company Leanheat, Danfoss has further strengthen its position in the global market for Multi-Family Houses and District Heating […]

Adding geothermal into the UK’s heat mix – utilising old coal mines

With 23,000 abandoned coal mines, most of them flooded, they could provide a great opportunity to bring geothermal to the UK’s heating mix, so experts at the Durham Energy Institute.  In a long and enlightening article, Energy Post, describes the “limitless” opportunity of tapping into geothermal energy for heating in the United Kingdom, from the […]