Home District Energy News 2024: THE FIRST HOT|COOL MAGAZINE IS OUT NOW!


by Linda Bertelsen
Banner presentation of Hot Cool no. 1, 2024

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In this Hot|Cool edition  

🌍 CO2 does not recognize border!

We delve into the dynamic world of energy with a focus on “New Heat Sources and RE-Technologies.” Our editorial by Anders Dyrelund, titled “CO2 does not recognize borders,” emphasizes the collective responsibility that international institutions like the UN and the EU hold. He argues that breaking down legal and institutional barriers is crucial for facilitating the green transition on a global scale and provides a historical example from the 1970s Denmark. 

Featured Articles: 

💡 Tariffs, Accounting, and Budgeting in District Heating Companies

In his article, district heating expert John Tang Jensen tells us that district heating companies are, in many aspects, not different from other companies selling goods to consumers. There is only one product, “heat,” and the price is the same for all customers. There are, though, also some principles that may need to be considered when making budgets, tariffs, and accounting to ensure best practices. Discover these guiding principles in his detailed article, here.

🇪🇺 Farewell: 10 Years in European Energy Politics

Join EU climate politician Morten Helveg Petersen as he bids farewell with reflections on a decade of impactful decisions, significant agreements, and the evolving energy panorama in Europe. Read the article here

📊 Optimal Production Planning at Large and Complex Heat Supplies

Explore the future of large-scale heat supplies with Dan Andersen and Anders N. Andersen from EMD. This article describes Fjernvarme Fyn, a Danish district heating company that has become one of Denmark’s largest and most complex heat and power plants. It explains the flexibility that daily optimization tools must have to handle multiple heat sources and participate in numerous electricity markets. Find the article here.

🆔 Member Company Profile

We are thrilled to introduce one of our newest members, Hjørring Municipality. Learn about their commitment to sustainable practices and innovation and their role in shaping the future of heating solutions here. 🌱

👥 Tag Your Peers

Tag your colleagues, share it with your network, and let’s build a community dedicated to sustainable energy practices.

The HOT|COOL district energy magazine is not just a passport for staying informed; it’s an invitation to share, discuss, and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Thank you for being a part of this exciting journey!