Energy sources, district heating / cooling, cogeneration

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The 2022 REPowerEU[1] plan considers the electrification of the heating and cooling sector as one of the strategic pathways towards reducing natural gas imports. Reversible heat pumps can cover the space heating, space cooling, and domestic hot water needs of buildings without local pollutant emissions and can exploit renewable heat from air, water and ground. They have the potential to become one of the main enabling technologies, and not only in mild climates.
Post date: 31 Jan 2023
Type: News

The event will take place in-person in Brussels and we warmly welcome people to join us in the L42 Building. For those who can't attend in-person will have the opportunity to follow the event online. Just register for an online ticket and you will receive the link to the livestream before the event by email.  
Post date: 27 Jan 2023
Type: Event

Build Up: In brief, how can heat pump technology be explained?   Dan Stefanica: A heat pump is a device that can provide heating, cooling, and hot water for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Any heat pump installation can provide heating and cooling in parallel, which is important as cooling demands are on a steep rise as well. Depending on which service is used predominantly, the machine is called a heat pump, an air-conditioning unit, or a cooling/refrigeration machine.
Post date: 23 Jan 2023
Type: Link

Becoming the first climate-neutral continent will require a variety of climate-friendly solutions to ensure a cost-effective energy transition, combined with citizens’ engagement and economic competitiveness.
Post date: 23 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

COGEN Europe welcomes the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) in the context of the Renovation Wave, to ensure that the buildings sector boost EU Green Deal
Post date: 23 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

EU Climate Chief Frans Timmermans believes that the 45% renewable targets by 2030 is ambitious but possible. EU countries and the European Parliament are currently discussing about a new law to boost green energy production, including this target. The target has been proposed higher than before due to the geopolitical situation in Europe and thus to make energy more secure.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2023
Type: News

The session started with an introduction to the event by Dan Stefanica, from EHPA, followed by a keynote speech by Luca Angelino, Project Adviser at CINEA, who enhanced the European strategies (EU Green Deal, Renovation Wave...) to overcome the "multiple chrisis" that are being suffered from Europe nowadays.  
Post date: 18 Jan 2023
Type: News

The city of Poznań in Poland has been involved in different projects to tackle air pollution and decarbonise heating. For example, through the partnership with Veolia which was aimed at designing an energy transition and clean air strategy, the have facilitated the connection to district heating networks and transformed the network by shortening the connection period.  
Post date: 17 Jan 2023
Type: Case

Are you an expert in district heating and cooling systems, particularly the 4th and 5th generation systems?
Post date: 17 Jan 2023
Type: News