district heating

District heating is one of the most energy efficient systems to deliver heat in urban environments. Despite this fact, energy market requires a conversion of actual DH concept. This is the main objective of RELaTED concept, that will provide an innovative system of decentralized Ultra-Low Temperature (ULT) network solution that can pave the way for expanding and modernizing existing district heating networks.
Post date: 19 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

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

This Spring 2019, STARDUST’s Lighthouse city of Tampere networked with various local stakeholders in order to develop the different STARDUST smart urban solutions within the city.   On March 2019, the City of Tampere organised two open events.  
Post date: 27 Aug 2019
Type: News

Concept:    KeepWarm is an EU-funded project whose objective is to accelerate cost-effective investments in the modernisation of District Heating Systems (DHS).  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Link

The first release of the THERMOS tool has been developed within the EU H2020 project THERMOS (October 2016 – June 2020). It is a free, open-source software that offers local authorities address-level data for the optimised expansion of an existing system, the planning of an entirely new system, or assessing the performance of specific networks or non-networked solutions via direct comparison.  
Post date: 18 Jun 2019
Type: Tool

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

FLEXYNETS is a H2020 European Project coordinated by EURAC, a research institute based in Bozen.  
Post date: 28 May 2019
Type: Link

  The TEMPO – Temperature Optimisation for Low Temperature District Heating across Europe – project develops technical innovations that enables district heating networks to operate at lower temperatures. By decreasing the temperature in the systems, it reduces heat losses and allows a higher share of renewable and excess heat to be used as heat sources. The use of these heat sources will be crucial to adapt current district heating systems and create new ones suitable for a sustainable energy system.
Post date: 20 May 2019
Type: Link