Discover the EU Sustainable Energy Award nominees: Public Sector
Post date: 13 juin 2017
The Energy Week in Belgrade, Serbia, which will take place from 29 May to 2 June 2017 in the context of the EUSEW 2017 Energy days, aims to raise public awareness of the many issues and challenges related to energy.
The event will discuss:
Post date: 26 mai 2017
Opportunities and challenges for renewable energies
The proposal for a revised Directive on renewable energy from the European Commission includes a new article on district heating and cooling. This article (Article 24) also foresees the non-discriminatory access to district heating and cooling systems for renewable heating and cooling supply. Some proponents expect an important push for renewable energy from this provision. Others see severe problems due to the essential differences between electricity and district heating grids.
Post date: 17 mai 2017
This brochure published by the Danish Energy Agency, the Danish Board of District Heating and the Danish public-private partnership State of Green, provides information about the history of district heating in Denmark. It describes the main characteristics of district heating systems in the country, which mainly rely on cogeneration of heat and power and from the combustion of waste and natural gas. It explains the process for public heat planning and for approval of projects by municipalities.
Post date: 17 mai 2017
“BUILDING AND DISTRICT Thermal Retrofit and Management Solutions.”
The THERMOSS project aims to produce an outstanding contribution to the wider deployment of advanced building heating and cooling technologies in the EU, addressing the challenge of 30% energy consumption reduction in buildings and 20% in districts.
THERMOSS was funded by the European Commission under its HORIZON 2020 programme for Energy-Efficient Buildings. Twelve partners from EU and Switzerland will collaborate for the 42 months of the project duration.
Post date: 10 avr 2017
The December 2016 issue -Volume 64- of the Newsletter of the International Energy Agency Solar Heating and Cooling (IEA SHC) Programme contains information on the latest developments relating to the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme, announcements of upcoming events and new publications.
Specific articles of this issue include:
Post date: 8 mar 2017
Solar heating – a technology of the future Innovations from Austria
Post date: 22 fév 2017
The HSB Living Lab is a residential block for student and guest researcher apartments that include flexible living units and multifunctional-shared space. Located at the Johanneberg Science Park district in Gothenbnurg (Sweden), HSB living lab is a showcase for how individuals can lead a sustainable lifestyle in their home. The 33 people residing in HSB live and work there in order to test the innovations and technical solutions equipped in the building.
Post date: 6 juil 2016