isoplus Piping Systems appoints new CCO

As on 11th March 2019, isoplus strengthens its management by appointing CCO Claus Jarlgaard Jensen. Claus Jarlgaard Jensen will thus become a member of the isoplus executive board together with CEO Bo Olsen. As CCO, Claus Jarlgaard Jensen will assume responsibility for the areas Finance, Storage, Purchase, IT and the following export countries, United Kingdom, North […]

District energy: a secret weapon for climate action and human health

If you’re sweltering in Delhi or shivering in Detroit and want affordable, environmentally friendly cooling or heating, district energy may be your best bet. A district energy system is a network of pipes that heat and cool buildings across a neighbourhood or entire city. Modern district energy systems connect renewables, waste heat, thermal storage, power […]

From lava to ammonia heat pumps: An Icelandic district heating saga

A 10 MW ammonia heat pump system will now be used for Vestmannaeyjar’s district heating system, which has been running on lava and electric boilers. Iceland’s Vestmannaeyjar once had “one of the weirdest district heating systems ever designed” – it ran on lava from a volcano, Ragnar Ásmundsson from Varmalausnir – Heat RD tells Accelerate […]

District heating as the future of urban heating in Europe

What challenges lie ahead in the transition of conventional district heating systems and is district heating the future of urban heating in Europe? The vision of the development of Novi Sad Heating Plant, a regional leader by achieved performance indicators, can provide some of the answers. Global district energy trends District heating systems, developed mainly […]

Nordics tackle ‘Achilles heel’ of incineration power schemes

An experiment in Norway may finally banish concerns about the pollution caused by burning household waste for energy. Norwegian company Norsep is developing a treatment for fly ash — the toxic residue created by cleaning the gases caused by incineration — to neutralise hazardous organochlorines and isolate useful byproducts, such as zinc. It hopes to […]