Survey of 53 fifth generation district heating and cooling grids (5GDHC) in Germany

This article presents a survey conducted among utility companies and engineering offices in Germany to collect data on 5 (...)


Sustainable HVAC systems in commercial construction: balancing comfort and energy efficiency

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems are essential for any business. While they help maintain comfortable tempe (...)


Know-it-all about the 5th generation of district heating and cooling grids!

Digital, controllable, intelligent, low-temperature, multi-sources, allowing optimised storage... benefits of the 5th genera (...)


How to decarbonise heating and cooling on a European and global scale?

Representing 50% of the energy consumption of industry and buildings, the heating and cooling sector must undergo a profound (...)


Dubai Expo 2020 - UAE Pavilion

The UAE Pavilion is an iconic structure located at the Expo 2020 Dubai site, representing the United Arab Emirates at the (...)


Six barriers holding back Europe's energy transition

Hard-hitting report spotlights the pain points in Europe’s energy sector – and how they can be remedied Barriers include (...)


Recapturing excess heat could power most of Europe, say experts

Preventing heat waste largely being ignored as solution to energy crisis, say environmental campaigners. Excess heat produced (...)


District heating carries geothermal energy into homes, thereby reducing fossil fuel consumption

Geothermal energy can be very useful for delivering heat to buildings, safeguarding the environment while generating economic (...)


Decarbonising heating and cooling: a climate imperative

The EU has met its target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020, compared with 1990 levels. However, meeting (...)


Dynamic energy management using batteries and photovoltaics

One challenge facing the widespread adoption of renewable energies is the fluctuating output of photovoltaic systems — for (...)


The second course on 5GDHC is already online!

The EU supports the uptake of smart and low-temperature district heating and cooling (DHC) networks to speed up the process (...)


The 5th generation heating and cooling grid of Glasgow

Clyde Gateway is Scotland’s biggest and most ambitious urban regeneration programme. It is a partnership between Glasgow (...)


Paris-Saclay district heating and cooling grid: Veolia takes over the operation!

The Paris-Saclay district heating and cooling grid is one of the five pilot sites from D2Grids European project. It is the (...)


Heat from a data center is warming Dublin’s buildings

Cities are capturing heat emitted by computer servers and using it to warm everything from government buildings to college (...)


Climate-neutral buildings require efficient heating and cooling networks

On 9th February, the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy of the European Parliament adopted its proposal on the Energy (...)