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

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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.


The webinar will report on the hot topics in SDH development: The use and performances of seasonal heat storage units for increasing the solar coverage, distributed SDH plants connected to specific points of the district heating grids as well as the large, centralised SDH plants employed in particular in Denmark and combined with other renewable energy sources.


Date: 6 December 2016


Time: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm (CET)



Speakers and presentations


Three expert panelist speakers will present during the 1.5-hour-webinar followed by a Q&A session:


  • Monitoring results and performance of seasonal heat storage - Thomas Schmidt, Member of the Management at the German research institute Solites
  • Distributed solar district heating: Built examples in Austria - Robert Söll, Head of Project Development at the Austrian SHC turnkey system supplier S.O.L.I.D.
  • Monitoring and simulation of large solar district heating fields: An example from Denmark - Jan Erik Nielsen, Project Manager at Danish consultancy PlanEnergi and Manager of the Solar Keymark Network and the Global Solar Certification Network


The webinar is organised by in cooperation with the EU project SmartReFlex



The webinar is free of charge and open to all interested stakeholders. Click here to register.



For further information, please visit the event's website at the link below.

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