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Transition strategies for delivering low carbon district heat: 6 guides to put you on the right track

Transition strategies for delivering low carbon district heat: 6 guides to put you on the right track

The HeatNet NWE project aims to introduce 4DHC (4th generation District Heating) in North West Europe. Here are six guides from the project. read more

Improving energy efficiency – A handbook on DH upgrading paves the way

Improving energy efficiency – A handbook on DH upgrading paves the way

This handbook from the Upgrade DH project describes technical and non-technical approaches for upgrading existing systems. read more

Get the funding right: Financial instruments for scaling up bankable solutions

Get the funding right: Financial instruments for scaling up bankable solutions

This text provides an overview of ways to fund the scaling of demonstrator projects, including how to manage requirements from financers. read more

How to scale heating and cooling demonstrator projects

How to scale heating and cooling demonstrator projects

Scaling is essential, but also challenging. Learn more about recommendations for successfully scaling your heating and cooling ... read more

Find the money for the next step: A funding for scaling checklist

Find the money for the next step: A funding for scaling checklist

This checklist provides guidance on what steps to take to improve your chances of aquiring funding for the scaling and replication of ... read more

Webinar: Financial instruments and success cases

Webinar: Financial instruments and success cases

This webinar provided a European perspective on financial investment, from EU’s Urban Agenda Energy Transition Partnership to success ... read more

Bankability of urban excess heat recovery investments

Bankability of urban excess heat recovery investments

We summarize some key points from RINA's analysis of the bankability of urban excess heat recovery investments (from the H2020 ... read more

Connecting municipalities

Connecting municipalities

Interconnecting cities district heating grids can achieve more efficient production units, better economics and more resilience. read more

Utility-side storage

Utility-side storage

There are big advantages with short term thermal storage (TES) to cut daily peaks in the heat load in DH/DC systems. read more

Strategies for decreasing peak loads and energy use

Strategies for decreasing peak loads and energy use

This article describes the main techniques adopted for decreasing peak loads and manage the demand side of a DH or DC system. read more

Webinar: Using buildings as thermal energy storages – Kvillebäcken demo

Webinar: Using buildings as thermal energy storages – Kvillebäcken demo

The utilisation of residential buildings as thermal energy storage has been implemented in a pilot project i Kvillebäcken in Sweden. read more

Webinar: Integration of heat, power and intermittent renewables

Webinar: Integration of heat, power and intermittent renewables

With the evolution of electricity/power sources and district energy systems, it is becoming easier to increase the interaction. read more

Webinar: Developing commercial opportunities

Webinar: Developing commercial opportunities

This webinar shares information about economics and business models, funding types, risk analysis and pricing supported by examples and read more

Webinar: New approaches to understanding and evaluating the risks in district heating investments

Webinar: New approaches to understanding and evaluating the risks in district heating investments

Based on Barcelona’s DistriClima experience, the financial risks associated with district heating investments are discussed this webinar. read more

Webinar: Funding solutions for district energy development

Webinar: Funding solutions for district energy development

A sound financial plan is crucial, when developing district energy systems in the cities. read more

Webinar: Business models of district energy

Webinar: Business models of district energy

A clear and reliable business model is the key for securing political and financial interest and attaining a return on investment. read more

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