district heating system News

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Aberdeen Heat & Power Expands District Heating Scheme with New Ice Rink CHP

    Marking a new phase in cutting Aberdeen’s energy costs and reducing the area’s carbon emissions. Aberdeen Heat and Power has contracted with Clarke Energy to supply the generator for an additional generator for their Seaton network, which will be located at the Lynx Ice Arena on Aberdeen’s beach ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Modernizing District Energy Systems Could Reduce Heating and Cooling Primary Energy Consumption by up to 50% finds New Report

    A transition to modern district energy systems could contribute to 60 per cent of required energy sector emissions reductions by 2050, and reduce primary energy consumption by up to 50 per cent, according to a new report launched today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Copenhagen Centre on Energy Efficiency (C2E2), ICLEI - Local Governments for ...

  • ENER-G Switch2 opens new London office to support growing district heating sector

     Communal energy metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2  has celebrated its 35th anniversary by opening a central London office to support steep growth of community and district heating in the capital.  The new Fitzroy Square office ...


    By ENER-G

  • District level heating could help achieve EU 2020 energy efficiency goals

    Recycling of excess heat, via ‘district heating’, has the potential to improve energy efficiency in Europe. This study mapped excess heat and demands for heat in EU27 Member States to identify regions suitable for the large-scale implementation of district heating. The authors identified 63 ‘heat synergy regions’, generally large urban zones, which generated almost half of ...

  • District energy seen as tool in energy transition

    Elizabeth Dunbar reports in Minnesota Public News on the host role played by District Energy St. Paul in the 107th Annual Conference of the International District Energy Association (IDEA). The steam powered turbine at District ...

  • ABB will power up the world’s biggest financial district

    Occupying a greenfield site of more than 500 acres in the rapidly developing state of Gujarat, Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) will be the world’s largest international financial services center and IT hub when it is completed in 2017. The site consists of about 100 million square feet of commercial and residential floor space, including an 80-storey signature building known as ...


    By ABB

  • In Seattle waste heat is being recovered to heat buildings

    David Ferris reports in EnergyWire on creative waste heat recovery in Seattle Wash.. First he updates the progress of Amazon’s new campus in the Denny Triangle, which will be heated by otherwise wasted heat generated by a data center in the Westin Building across the street; then he describes the use of waste heat from the air conditioning system ...

  • Salisbury District Hospital gains green rewards from CHP

    Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has partnered with cogeneration specialists ENER-G  to supply a combined heat and power  (CHP) and district heating system.   This is ...


    By ENER-G

  • Plessis Gassot, Landfill Gas District Energy Scheme Opening

    Electr’od demonstrates the principle of circular economy. The system transforms non-recyclable waste from municipalities and commercial operations into renewable energy (electricity and heat) which is then re-used by those same local citizens and companies. Developed by Veolia, in cooperation with Dalkia and Clarke Energy, Electr’od was launched today by Bernard Harambillet, CEO of ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • DESMI’s new Dubai base helps re-think district cooling

    “We’ve been working for well over 100 years in the marine & offshore, and district heating sectors, giving us outstanding technical competencies related to seawater and cooling applications,” says Michael Hager, General Manager of DESMI’s newly established Middle East office. “It’s a fundamental background for the competitive edge we have in district ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Combined Heat and Power in Ireland

    The cogeneration of electricity and heat is referred to as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP is highly fuel efficient as over 90% of the energy contained within the fuel can be converted into useful power. A consumer of electricity and heat normally has two main choices for their power needs. Their first option is to buy the ...


    By Clarke Energy

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