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5th generation heating networks: A challenge to integrate the new business model

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5th generation heating and cooling networks are now showing up with the promise of new services.


What are these new services and how can blockchain technology facilitate their implementation?


Heating and cooling accounts for 50% of the EU's total energy consumption but only 19.1% comes from renewable sources, and in 5 of the 7 North-West European countries, this share is less than 8.2%.


The European D2Grids project aims to promote 5th generation heating networks by:


- A better definition of the technical concept


- A reduction in investment costs


- An innovative reflection on business models 5th generation heating networks are defined by the implementation of an intelligent energy loop in urban areas optimized and driven by demand, characterized by: A low-temperature network with decentralized (...)


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