In general, optimisation is about finding the best available values given certain limitations and functions. All processes and systems, such as a district heating system, can be optimised to achieve the best possible values, based on predetermined settings.
District heating and cooling systems can be optimised in several ways, from optimum substations to larger system optimisations, all important in their own way. This can for example be about how to prioritise and run different plants and boilers, if a system consists of such, depending on the heat and cooling demand. In general, what is important in all optimisations is that a well optimised system can bring financial benefits. It is always good to regularly assess and evaluate the installations that have been made to improve the systems, which will in the end lead to savings. Other benefits could be for example better routines, safer working environments for staff and environmental benefits. The market for decentralised energy is (...) Read more
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