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Roadmaps are ready: now what? Exploring the realities of the heat transition

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This one-day event is jointly organised by the Horizon 2020 projects Heat Roadmap Europe 4 (HRE4) and ReUseHeat.

For HRE4, it is the closing event where the final low-carbon heating and cooling strategies will be presented and their implementation at the national level will be discussed.


The complementary ReUseHeat workshop will focus on mapping of urban excess heat sources, business models and bankability of such projects.


Event Topics/panels:

  1. Heat sector decarbonisation by 2050 - The EU and HRE Strategies
  2. Heat sector decarbonisation - Panel on practical implementation
  3. Urban excess heat – Potential
  4. Urban excess heat - Panel on Investments

Attended speakers:

  • Brian Vad Mathiesen, HRE coordinator, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Vincent Berrutto, Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME), European Commission - tbc
  • Hans van Steen, DG Energy, European Commission - tbc
  • Susana Paardekooper, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Daniel Trier, PlanEnergi, Denmark
  • Carsten Rothballer, ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, Germany
  • HRE's City and Region Interest Group representatives
  • Kristina Lygnerud, IVL, Sweden -ReUseHeat project coordinator
  • Urban Persson, Halmstad University, Sweden
  • Daniela Leonte, Tractebel, Romania
  • Giorgio Bonvicini, RINA Consulting, Italy
  • Henry Wynn, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
  • Massimo Bertoncini, Engineering Ingegneria Informatica Spa, Italy
Organiser: DHC+
Contact Email: Contact Phone:
+32 (0)2 740 21 10
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