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3 days export promotion in Scotland (TBC)

17. January 2017 - 19. January 2017

3 days export promotion in Scotland (TBC)

In close cooperation with Scottish Government, the City of Edinburgh, the City of Glasgow and the Highland Council we are delighted to be able to invite a Danish delegation to a 3 day export promotion tour to Scotland from January 17-19.

According to the latest export survey by Cowi, the UK ranks high on expectations for the future district heating market (page 43++). Both the UK and the Scottish government have pushed the district heating agenda strongly – recently DECC (as it was called earlier) announced its 300 mio pund support to district heating projects across the UK. Scottish government also heavily support the roll out. In the spring the STRATEGO project held a series of seminars at local authorities across Scotland to inform and support the local authorities in their plans. In short, district heating is on the move in Scotland.

As you may be aware DBDH has worked closely with several district heating stakeholders e.g. local authorities, housing associations, universities across Scotland, given several lecturer at conferences, taken part in strategy workshops and recently also started the first district heating mentoring program where Aalborg Forsyning acts as a mentor for a specific project in Scotland. We can therefor give you a high-value program in Scotland.

This visit will enable energy practitioners from Scotland and Denmark to exchange knowledge and engage in collaboration on building the future energy systems that we need. Join this 3-day visit to update your knowledge on the status and future plans for district heating in Scotland, and seize this opportunity to engage in a direct dialogue with the DH VIPs in Scotland.

An overview of the proposed program:

Tuesday, January 17, Edinburgh

09:00 – 12:00


District Heating Camp – Edinburgh
With e.g. City of Edinburgh Council, Fife Council, Falkirk Council, Dundee
Housing associations, NHS, Universities and others
13:00 – 17:00


District heating seminar in Edinburgh
Open to everyone with a focus in district heating
Evening VIP Dinner

Wednesday, January 18, Glasgow

09:30 – 13:00 District Heating Camp – Glasgow
With e.g. Glasgow City Council, East Renfrewshire Council, East Dumbartenshire Council, West Dumbartenshire Council, Wheatley Group, universities, NHS
14:00 – 17:00 Developers and district heating – workshop
Smaller seminar/workshop aimed at developers and their understanding of DH
Alternatively a site visit – your suggestions are most welcome

Thursday, January 19, Inverness

09:00 – 12:00 District heating seminar  in Inverness with a focus on DH in smaller cities. Inverness

You are most welcome to suggest whom to invite, relevant site visits, share your ideas to content at seminars, workshops and camps.

We use the term “camp” above. A camp is a method for conduction a workshop – some of you may remember the Scottish Danish District Heating Camp in Copenhagen a few years back. The idea is to gather several persons from the local stakeholders e.g. university, local authority, housing association, developers. Through presentations of specific challenges from a few of the participants, solutions will be discussed in smaller groups. In the end all should have been in a group with everyone else.

Price for this event:
The price for participation in the event is (per company):

  • 9,500 DKK (ex. VAT) (one representative per company)
  • 12.500 DKK (ex. VAT) (up to three representatives per company)

This trip is co-sponsored by the Danish Trade Council, hence the attractive prices!


17. January 2017
19. January 2017
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