Cooling demand is expected to increase almost 60% by 2030 in Europe. District cooling (DC) can support satisfying this demand in a sustainable way by utilising the most efficient cooling supply options available and distributing the produced cooling to consumers rather than using stand‐alone, often inefficient and poorly maintained distributed systems. This also has the potential to significantly decrease primary energy consumption.
Post date: 11 Mar 2020
We would like to invite you to the THERMOSS public workshop! The workshop is dedicated to researchers, industrial companies, professionals and wide public. Projects representatives from THERMOSS will introduce their results and lead interactive discussions related to the topic. The registration is free of charge.
Post date: 10 Feb 2020
Post date: 5 Feb 2020
With an ambitious EU Green Deal on the table, providing secure, affordable and low carbon energy stays high on the priority list of local authorities to increase air quality and reach their energy and climate targets in 2030 and establish new ones by 2050. With heating and cooling (H&C) responsible for 50% of the final energy demand in Europe, decarbonisation of the sector will be crucial to reach those targets.
Post date: 4 Feb 2020
Sun coupled innovative Heat pumps
Heat Pump and solar appliances are the most socially accepted residential Renewable Energy based energy systems. SunHorizon will demonstrate up to TRL 7 innovative, reliable, cost-effective coupling of solar and HP technologies. SunHorizon addresses three main research pillars that interact each other towards project objectives achievement, demonstration and replication:
Post date: 17 Jan 2020
Solar-Biomass Reversible energy system for covering a large share of energy needs in buildings
Renewable energy system integrated at the building scale
Post date: 10 Jan 2020
Hotmaps is a GIS-based online software that supports authorities and energy planners to set up a strategic heating and cooling plan for their region. The definite version of the tool is now available at www.hotmaps.eu and tool developers will continue to improve it and add new calculation modules for heating and cooling planning until the end of the project life.
Post date: 9 Jan 2020
Innova MicroSolar (Innovative Micro Solar Heat and Power System for Domestic and Small Business Residential Buildings) is a research and innovation project funded by the European Commission under the HORIZON 2020 Framework Programme. The aim of the Innova MicroSolar project is to enhance application of Solar Thermal Energy in domestic and small business sectors for power and heat production.
Post date: 19 Dec 2019
Most Easy, Efficient and Low Cost Geothermal Systems for Retrofitting Civil and Historical Buildings
The main goal of GEO4CIVHIC is to develop and demonstrate easier to install and more efficient GSHEs, using innovative compact drilling machines tailored for the built environment & developing or adapting HPs and other hybrid solutions in combination with RES for retrofits through a holistic engineering and controls approach improving the return of investments.
Post date: 10 Dec 2019
The TEMPO workshop 'New digital solutions for lower temperatures' will take place on 7 November 2019 in Brescia (Italy). Organised by A2A Calore & Servizi and Euroheat & Power/DHC+, this event will showcase the latest technology developments on digitalisation in district heating and cooling and the innovations of TEMPO in terms of digital solutions for low-temperature networks.
Post date: 21 Oct 2019