district energy efficiency

The Project District heating (DH) systems are one of the most energy efficient heating systems to deliver heat in urban environments, with proven reliability within many decades already. DHs are also identified as key systems to achieve the de-carbonization of heating energy in European Cities. Renewable and waste heat sources are foreseen at the same time as de-carbonized heat sources and the way to guarantee competitive energy costs with limited influence of fossil fuel supply price volatility.
Post date: 19 Sep 2019
Type: Link

While energy efficiency via retrofitting old buildings and giving more control to citizens over their energy demand are part of the Cologne project, just as they are in many other European cities, the CO2 emissions produced by urban traffic are also a major headache.    Cologne has identified four possible solutions that, when implemented, should reduce traffic emissions by a targeted 60%:  
Post date: 26 Aug 2019
Type: News

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology  will organize the 8th ICSD 2020 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.   The Conference theme : Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: Research, Practice and Education Date: 9- 10 September 2020
Post date: 10 Aug 2019
Type: Event

Are you interested in supporting better heating and cooling planning, and in implementing better local sustainable energy and climate action plans and projects? Would you like to get certified for having acquired and demonstrated knowledge and competencies in this field?  
Post date: 7 Aug 2019
Type: Event

The Intelligent Virtual Network (iVN) provides the ability to model, compare and optimise the integrated design and management across electricity, heating, cooling and waste heat networks. Users can identify potential for energy trading, reduce energy bills locally and reduce carbon emissions across their community.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Event

The report, prepared by the JRC (Joint Research Centre), presents an analysis of the current situation based on:  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Description: District Cooling and Heating:  
Post date: 14 Jun 2019
Type: Event

Description: District Cooling and Heating:   The 7th edition of the International DHC + Summer School is organised in collaboration with the French consortium led by Efficacity and Les Mines ParisTech (with the support of Dalkia, ENGIE, Danfoss & Kamstrup). It will take place from 25 to 31 August 2019 in Paris and will bring together participants from all over the world for a full week of intensive training with key industry experts and academics.
Post date: 14 Jun 2019
Type: Event

METIS is a mathematical model providing analysis of the European energy system.  
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Europe aims to be a global role model in energy transition and reducing its carbon footprint. Cities and the building sector play a decisive role in that process. The Programme “Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods for Sustainable Urban Development” aims to support the planning, deployment and replication of 100 Positive Energy Neighbourhoods by 2025 and is joined by 17 EU member states.
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
Type: Event