District heating based on local renewable energy sources is becoming more and more an appealing solution for small communities in search of energy independence and of a stable price for their thermal energy supply. Such solutions often foresee a strong and direct involvement of the customers who could even own, at the same time, their heating grid by constituting a cooperative company to run the business.
Examples of such district heating approach, already quite common in Denmark and Germany, are now spreading quickly around Europe. The webinar will present the most exciting, recent and inspiring stories to show how consumers can take the lead in the transition towards a clean and sustainable future.
Wednesday 26 October 2016
14:00 - 15:30 GMT
Speakers and presentations (to be confirmed):
- Per Alex Soerensen, PlanEnergi | "Cooperative companies running district heating grids: The Danish experience"
- Oliver Miedaner, Solites | "'Energy villages' in Baden-Württemberg: Solar thermal and biomass for small scale district heating"
- Per Kristensen | "Braedstrup: The renewable district heating success story from Denmark"
- Riccardo Battisti, Ambiente Italia – Moderator
Participation to the webinar is free but requires registration. Click here to register.
For more information visit the event's website at the link provided below.