Members meeting: Upcoming European district heating markets – ready to bloom?

Date: 14/06/2019

Yesterday, the DBDH members meeting took  place in Nyborg, with the theme: Upcoming European district heating markets – ready to bloom?  

The meeting supplied insight into these markets: Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Ireland and the UK, with representatives from the district heating sector from each country, who each told what is happening in their markets and what the future developments are. 

The UN’s World Goals were also on the agenda, including a presentation from Kamstrup, offering some inspiration on how, as a company, to convert the world goals into new business opportunities.

The meeting also included a mini-innovation market place, and last, but not least, all participants were introduced to seven new members of DBDH: .


Lunch and networking

Welcome by DBDH’s Chaiman Jan Strømvig

District Heating in Spain, part of the Urban planning by Natalia Rey Aguirre, Kamstrup

District heating in the Netherlands – towards a new regulatory regime by Jan-Peter Heida, SiRM

Coffee and networking

District heating in Belgium, why is the momentum building now? by Kristel Moulaert, ISVAG

District heating in Ireland, planning and legislation will pave the way by Donna Gartland, Director, Irish District Energy Association

District heating in Nottingham and in the UK. Mentoring between Nottingham and Viborg – what are the results and benefits? by Stephen Hayes, Nottingham City Council and Morten Abildgaard /Tom Diget, Viborg Fjernvarme

Coffee and networking

UN Sustainable Development Goals by Knud Bonde, Kamstrup

New members of DBDH:
Linka Energy
Albertslund Varmeværk

Dinner and networking

See presentations below

Natalia Rey Aguirre, Kamstrup
Kristel Moulaert, ISVAG
Jan-Peter Heida, SiRM 
Donna Gartland_IrDEA
Stephen Hayes, Nottingham City Council
Knud Bonde, Kamstrup
Presentation Albertslund
Presentation – Linka
Presentation ESTECH
Presentation Frese
Presentation KPMG
Presentation Pernexus
Presentation ScandiMir – AURORA