Heating and cooling

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4 ways to ensure energy efficiency in data centers

Energy security refers to uninterrupted accessibility to reliable, continuous, and affordable energy supplies. This article (...)

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How to make Europe's new ecoregions thrive

The increasingly apparent effects of climate change have motivated EU countries to investigate a range of novel ways to reduc (...)

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How Norwegians heat their homes

"Fjernvarme" (remote heat) is the name for district heating in Norway. It's a system where heat is produced centrally and (...)

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Germany announces ‘acceleration’ of smart meter rollout

As electric cars, solar panels and heat pumps are expanding more and more, Berlin has launched a bid to accelerate the instal (...)

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Irish Government agrees to the introduction of an obligation on the heat sector by 2024

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, will introduce an obligation on the heat sector (...)

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Doing the right thing: EU policy and consumer perspectives on Europe’s heating crisis and solutions

Europe’s dependence on imported fossil fuels was exposed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Replacing this dependence through (...)

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Collective self-consumption photovoltaics to supply the Paris-Saclay heating and cooling grid

The heating and cooling grid of the Paris-Saclay science and technology cluster, delivered in 2019, is one of the pilot sites (...)

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Discover newsletter #10 of D2Grids project!

In this newsletter, we invite you to discover the extension of the D2GRIDS project, the news and events of the sector, and (...)

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Data centers, the new way of heating districts?

Data centers can replace existing heating plants in a district heating system if the right cooling technology is used (liquid (...)

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5th generation District Heating and Cooling: a new tool to help you initiate your project

The EU strategy on heating & cooling aims to reduce the thermal energy demand as well as increase the share of renewable (...)

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5th generation heat networks: 5 key performance indicators to evaluate the performance of your system

In September 21, partners of the European project D2GRIDS gathered for a three-day sprint session. The objective? Determine (...)

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Look back on the day dedicated to the 5th generation local energy loops during Paris-Saclay Spring!

As a pilot site for the D2Grids project, the EPA Paris-Saclay is home to a 5th generation heating and cooling network that (...)

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Both boreholes for tapping mine water at the Bochum pilot site successfully drilled !

Pic2 ©, F Jagert, Fraunhofer IEG Drill Site Stadtwerke Bochum, FUW GmbH and Fraunhofer IEF have tapped mine water at the (...)

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5th Generation for Heating and Cooling grids: new pilot site integrated into D2GRIDS Project, Plymouth City Council

Plymouth City Council is joining the European project D2GRIDS! This Interreg NWE project aims to develop 5th generation (...)

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Increased energy optimisation using low temperature convectors

A new method of low-temperature heating system makes it possible to reduce energy use by at least 30% and shortens the payoff (...)