district heating News

  • District Heating Conference 2015

    Clarke Energy is sponsoring The District Heating conference 2015 on 13th May in Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation. Heat makes up around half of Scotland’s energy need and is a great source of carbon emissions across ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • District heating is hot news for Rotork

    A problem in an adjacent area recently caused a remotely controlled underground valve chamber to be flooded with near-boiling water. Although the problem was quickly rectified, all the electric valve actuators installed in the chamber had been completely submerged in the water. Subsequent inspection revealed that the robust double-sealed design of the installed Rotork IQ actuators had protected ...


    By Rotork

  • District heating and coolingwill drive the sustainable development of cities

    Congress Registration Early Bird Fees - till 7 February Responding to the current climate and economic challenges, the Bulgarian capital Sofia will host again the annual Exhibition and Forum for South-East Europe which will be held from 5th to ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Aberdeen Heat and Power District Energy Centres

    Aberdeen City Council (ACC) had conducted a study of its housing stock and established that the multi-storey buildings (of which they have 59 in Aberdeen) were too expensive to heat. These buildings also had lower energy ratings, thus people living in them were subject to high energy bills. In 2002, as one of the results of the study, they set up the ‘not for profit’ company  ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Glasgow Caledonian University CHP & District Heating Scheme

    Glasgow Caledonian University commissioned Clarke Energy through main contractor Crown House to deliver a combined heat and power facility (CHP) at their campus in central Glasgow. The facility is a  show-case for CHP technology and will give direct commercial benefits whilst acting as a teaching and demonstration aid for ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • 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

  • 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

  • CHP, Renewables and District Heating Conference May 2014

    Global Media Publishing (GMP) will be organising two events this year that are focusing on Combined Heat and Power (CHP), District Heating and Renewable Energy. The first CHP, Renewables and District Heating Conference & Networking Event 2014 will take place the 22nd of May at the Prince Philip House in ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Seminar introduces new Heat Trust to district and community heating providers

    District and community heating suppliers are invited to find out more about the new Heat Trust, which is due to launch at the end of November and sets out new quality and performance standards to ensure best practice for heat networks. The free seminar will be hosted by community heating, metering and billing ...


    By ENER-G

  • Switch2 to share expertise at Nordic Heat Master Classes in district heating

    Switch2 will share best practice and expertise in metering and billing for district and community heating schemes at Nordic Heat Master Classes in Manchester (17 November 2015) and Edinburgh (19 November 2015).   ...


    By ENER-G

  • New video on District Energy

    DESMI has produced pumps for district heating for almost 90 years. DESMI has recently released a new video made with support from Danish Board of District Heating. New technologies, concepts and environmental issues are placing new demands on the industry and giving rise to many questions. What are the smart energy grid, and how do we integrate with it? How do we ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • District Energy and CHP

    District energy can play an important part in improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Combined heat and power (CHP) technology is able to act as a core component of a distributed energy scheme. Gas engines can be configured for cogeneration, providing electricity and heat that can be used for heating as part of a ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • New regulations and standards for district and community heating are topic of seminars

    The latest regulations on district and community heating and new industry standards will be explained to heat suppliers, such as developers and landlords, at two forthcoming breakfast seminars in central London. The free seminars will be hosted by community heating, metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2 ...


    By ENER-G

  • Early CHP specification is crucial to district heating viability says ENER-G

    Failure to accurately size combined heat and power (CHP) at the pre-planning stage of building design is reducing the viability of district heating networks, according to cogeneration specialist ENER-G. Speaking at a recent ...


    By ENER-G

  • Construction boom heats up the market for district cooling, finds Frost & Sullivan

    District cooling is fast emerging as the most viable cooling solution in the Middle East, where the temperature frequently exceeds 45 degree Celsius and air conditioning requirements consume 70 percent of the power during peak electricity demand. As power shortage is rampant in this region, the governments are turning to district cooling to cool buildings, as it is a cheaper and greener ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Vital Progress on £2 Million University of York District Heating Job

    Vital Energi’s relationship with the University of York continues with a £2 million contract involving the installation of a multi-utility package and the enhancement of the electrical infrastructure on campus. The project has seen Vital Energi installing District Heating pipework, high voltage cabling, gas pipework, mains cold water pipework and communications cabling to connect the ...


    By Vital Energi

  • ENER-G Switch2 welcomes Which? proposals to protect district heating customers

    Community energy metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2  has welcomed proposals by consumer group Which? to increase protection for district heating customers. The Which? 'turning up the heat on district heating' report recognises that community energy has an important role to play in decarbonising energy supplies and reducing costs, but calls for ...


    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

  • DESMI - An active stakeholder i 4th Generation District Heating

    4DH Conference: District heating will be part of European energy revolution Europe has a very interesting energy revolution on its way. Today, the energy supply mainly comes from nuclear and coal, but this is being reduced in the coming years, and the supply will go down significantly in a very short time, said former CEO of DONG Energy Anders Eldrup Tuesday at an international conference on ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • EBRD buys equity stake in district heating company in southern Russia

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has acquired a blocking stake in a privately-owned and dynamic district heating company operating in the southern Russian city of Taganrog as part of a strategy to increase private participation in a sector which has traditionally been publicly owned and operated. In what is the Bank’s first investment in a dedicated heating network in Russia, ...

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