District Heating News

  • Windless winter weeks: The impact of future heating supply on the energy infrastructure

    Pointing to the future benchmark situation in which cold weather drives up heating demand, while electricity supply is reduced due to low wind speeds, Ecofys has released a new presentation on “windless winter weeks”. Kees van der Leun, managing partner at Ecofys, discussed the impact our future way of heating will have on the energy infrastructure as a key note speaker at the 2016 ...


    By Ecofys

  • Switch2 Energy puts customers first to win national award for district heating success

    The company has won the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) Customer Engagement Award for its smart metering partnership with Sheffield City Council. Switch2's smart metering technology is being used by Sheffield City Council to dramatically cut customer bills and reduce energy consumption across 6,000 homes connected to its ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Switch2 and Newport City Homes win award for combatting fuel poverty

    More than 750 homes connected to NCH's Duffryn district heating scheme have halved their energy consumption by using Switch2 Energy's G6 smart energy pay-as-you-go meters.     Previously, residents paid a fixed weekly charge for their heating and hot water, but now they have control over their usage and costs, which allows them to budget better and save ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Cashflow seminar from Switch2 Energy and Carbon Trust

    Developers and investors will learn how to check the finances of heat networks and meet new regulations at a free morning seminar at Manchester Town Hall on Friday 25 November. The seminar is being hosted by community energy specialist Switch2 Energy and The Carbon Trust, which will introduce its new cashflow quality assurance ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Free seminar introduces heat network suppliers to new Heat Trust Calculator

    The free breakfast event, hosted by Switch2  and Winckworth Sherwood, will show delegates how to raise performance standards in heat network management and introduce them to the Heat Trust's new cost comparison tool. This calculator will  help customers to better understand and compare their district heating bills. ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Switch2 welcomes low carbon `central heating for cities` funding to deliver affordable warmth

    Community heating specialist Switch2 has welcomed the government's multi-million pound funding commitment to low carbon UK heat networks that could cut heating costs by as much as 30%. The government has launched a £39m Pilot Scheme of the Heat Networks Investment Project – part of its £320m ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • How to put residents at the heart of community heating schemes

    Community heating specialist Switch2 Energy has published a free guide on how to design and implement heat networks around the needs of residents. The ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • CHP can help deliver on legally binding targets of fifth carbon budget

    Combined heat and power (CHP) can make an important contribution to new legally binding carbon reduction targets approved by the UK government, says ENER-G. The fifth carbon budget passed into law during July and commits the UK to slashing CO2 emissions by 57 per cent between 2028 and  2032,  against 1990 levels.  One of its  key ...


    By ENER-G

  • RE:FIT For Purpose

    Vital Energi are pleased to announce that they have been awarded a place on The National Framework for Energy Performance Contracting (RE:FIT) developed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) and Local Partnerships (LP) and available for use nationally. RE:FIT, the national energy efficiency programme for the public sector, has set up a new framework of 16 suppliers that will ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Kaori expand Patented Double Wall and Air Dryer Heat Exchanger Portfolio

    Responding to requests from OEMs to reducing size and cost, Kaori’s team release the new patented Brazed Plate Heat Exchanger for Double Wall D045 and Refrigerated Air Dryer A140. The two new heat exchangers extend the capabilities of Kaori’s line of Double Wall and Air Dryer Series to offer unique design and manufacturing process benefit manufactures of heating and cooling ...

  • Bioenergy Study Tour Denmark - September 2016

    We our offering the opportunity to travel to Denmark on a bioenergy tour. The cost will be in the region of €550. This will include 3 nights accommodation, flights and travel in Copenhagen, it does not cover food expenses. If you are interested in participating please contact Teresa O’Brien at contact@irbea.ie. Further details to follow. The proposed schedule includes some of the ...

  • District Heating Network Completes at £330m Campus

    The University of Northampton is relocating to its new £330m Waterside Campus, located  on a 58 acre brownfield site, and Vital Energi have completed the 1,600m district heating network which will carry low-carbon heat and hot water throughout the campus. The £1.25 million design and build contract was scheduled for 35 weeks and Vital were responsible for delivering the district ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Clarke Energy Sponsorship of the District Heating Conference 2016

    Clarke Energy are delighted to be sponsoring the Association for Decentralised Energy’s District Heating Conference 2016. The event takes place on the 26th of May at the Barnes Wallis Building, University of Manchester. The Association for Decentralised Energy’s ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • New three-in-one smart billing technology takes risk out of community heating

    Heat metering and billing specialist Switch2 has launched a stylish new three-in-one smart pay-as-you-go billing and energy management system for community heating schemes. Incontro  helps developers and landlords to manage costs, reduce debt ...


    By ENER-G

  • ElectraTherm Power+ Generator Commissioned in Japan on Geothermal District Heating System

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, commissioned the Power+ Generator™ 4400 in Beppu, Japan. This is the first Power+ Generator in the country and it utilizes geothermal heat to generate fuel-free, emission-free electricity at the site. Commissioned in March, the Power+ runs off low temperature geothermal steam from a small district heating system. The ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Breakfast seminars turn up heat on new regulations and best practice in district energy

    Winckworth Sherwood and community heat metering and billing specialist Switch2 Energy are hosting two free  breakfast seminars in central London  to explain latest regulations and best practice affecting community and district heat networks. The first seminar on Monday 14 March will discuss how the new CIBSE Code of Regulations is shaping the design and implementation of ...


    By ENER-G

  • Introducing The LGS Valve Range

    SAME DAY DESPATCH SERVICE AVAILABLE The LGS Valve is a suitable replacement for the NABIC 542 or BAILEY 707. The Seetru LGS™ Multi-Purpose Safety Relief Valve Range represents state-of-the-art design with dual guided spindle as well as the Seetru Rock-Seal™ seal technology for repeatable high performance sealing. It is a high quality ...


    By Seetru Limited

  • DESMI steps up Polish presence

    Investing in Poland Poland is hardly a new frontier for Danish-based pump manufacturer DESMI Pumping Technology A/S. Since 2000, DESMI pump products have achieved widespread recognition in the region, especially its range of ROTAN products. Recent changes in the company’s local distribution network, ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Manchester seminar shows how to comply with heat network regulations on metering and billing

    New legal requirements for heat network suppliers, such as developers and landlords, will be explained at a free lunchtime seminar in Manchester on Wednesday 10 February 2016. Community heat metering and billing specialist Switch2 and Sure ...


    By ENER-G

  • The Changing Face of CHP

    The UK has been a key player in the development of combined heat and power (CHP) technology in recent decades. CHP plants are captive power plants that generate electricity, typically from gas, and in-turn recover heat from the generators, either as hot water or steam for local use. Generating power close to the site of use not only ...


    By Clarke Energy

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