Heating, domestic hot water

Webinar | Think big - Design rules and monitoring results of solar district heating systems

 

Solar district heating (SDH) is becoming one of the most promising fields for solar heat application, primarily thanks to a strong commitment and effective development policies in central and northern European countries. And the technology’s low specific investment cost achievable by economies of scale will further boost opportunities for growth.

 

Renewables: the largest source of installed power capacity in the world in 2015 - New IEA report

 

On 25 October 2016, the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced that it was significantly increasing its five-year growth forecast for renewables thanks to strong policy support in key countries and sharp cost reductions. Renewables have surpassed coal last year to become the largest source of installed power capacity in the world.

 

CommONEnergy & Modena Canaletto: the transformation of a shopping centre into lighthouse project of energy efficiency

This supermarket which has approximately 1,200 m2 dedicated to the sales area is located in a residential zone close to the centre of Modena. The building underwent renovation during the summer 2016 before reopening in September. Around 50 workers were onsite per day during the 14 weeks the works lasted. The total requalification cost (supermarket and gallery) was 2.5 M €.