Värtaverket shortlisted for WAF Award

The Swedish biomass-fuelled CHP plant, Värtaverket, is shortlisted for a World Architecture Festival Award in the category “Production, Energy and Recycling”. The project is designed by Gottlieb Paludan Architects and Swedish architects Urban Design.

Värtaverket is among the largest biomass-fuelled CHP plants in the world and reduces Stockholm’s CO₂ emissions […]

August 7th, 2017|

European heating sector well positioned for renewables integration

The recently released Euroheat & Power Country By Country Survey shows plenty of evidence that district heating can flourish further under the ongoing energy transition.

In the preface to the survey, Paul Voss, Managing Director of Euroheat & Power, says while there is a perception that the industry is not […]

August 4th, 2017|

Heating targeted for EU emissions reduction

The European Commission is to review all permits to district heating plants and power stations as part of a plan to further tackle pollution.

Power stations and district heating plants are said to be responsible for around one-third of air pollutants from industry, with large combustion plants, with a total […]

August 3rd, 2017|

Solar thermal district heating could help UK decarbonize

The UK could benefit from integrating solar thermal technology into district heating schemes, a new article has claimed.

Writing for the Energy Institute, Kathy McVeigh, managing director of solar heating systems firm CoolSky, argued that the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s (BEIS) new £320m ($423m) fund to support district […]

August 3rd, 2017|

IFC and COWI launch ‘Biomass to Energy’ guide

​​The publication “Converting Biomass to Energy – A Guide to Developers and Investors” was presented at this week’s Power-Gen Africa Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa

The guide highlights Biomass to Energy (B2E) perspectives for Sub-Saharan Africa and describes how to plan the process of transitioning to biomass, from assessment of […]

August 1st, 2017|

Ramboll honoured with international award for Special Achievement in use of geographic information (GIS)

In competition with 100,000 companies worldwide, Ramboll won the prestigious, international ‘Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award’ for its innovative application of GIS in digital solutions, preparation of geographic mapping and analysis of geographic information.

Ramboll received the Special Achievement Award (SAG) from Esri, the global American company responsible for […]

July 31st, 2017|

New subsidy program for 4th generation district heating in Germany

The German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy launched a new subsidy scheme for ‘District Heating Pilot Projects 4.0’ on the 1st of July. In order to get funding, district heating networks have to cover at least 50 % of the annual heat consumption from renewable energy sources or […]

July 28th, 2017|

Iconic district heating plant receives waste fuel shipment

An iconic combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Denmark is set to receive shipments of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) from the UK and Ireland after an agreement with Norwegian waste processing firm Geminor.

The Amager Bakke energy-from-waste district heating plant in Copenhagen is known for its 85-metre wedge-shaped roof which is […]

July 27th, 2017|

District energy resurgence as German cities respond to Energiewende

Many German public utilities have had a difficult time adapting to the challenge of the government’s Energiewende policy, however cities such as Munich and Hannover are leading initiatives to transform their organisations.

Michael Solić, press spokesperson for Stadtwerke Munich (SWM) says his organisation has positioned itself well in response to […]

July 24th, 2017|

CFO Henning B. Beck appointed as temporary CEO of LOGSTOR

LOGSTOR’s Board of Directors have announced that CEO Søren M. Eskildsen’s last day of work was June 30. Until a new CEO is appointed, CFO Henning B. Beck will be acting CEO as well as CFO. The Board of Directors expect to announce the appointment of a new CEO in […]

July 4th, 2017|
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