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How collective self-consumption can support the creation of 5th generation district heating and cooling

The integration of renewable energy in the energy mix of 5th generation heating and cooling networks can be a challenging (...)

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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 (...)

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Minimizing cost and CO2 integrating two solutions (ground source heat and district heating and cooling)

New study shows that a connection between buildings with ground source heat and district heating and cooling networks minimiz (...)

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A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate change crisis

Integrating solar panels with farming can provide partial shade for plants. Werner Slocum/NREL   Charles F. Kutscher, (...)

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D2GRIDS project extension: strengthening synergies between electrical uses, heating & cooling to better decarbonise our territories

The European D2GRIDS project, which aims to develop 5th generation local energy loops, has been extended following the 2nd (...)

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[D2Grids] The 5 principles of 5th generation district heating and cooling

In Europe, heating and cooling represent 50% of the total energy consumption for buildings and the industry. 5th generation (...)

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The 5GDHC system in Brunssum is now done connecting dwellings and operational

Photo from D2Grids development area in Brunssum The first investment of D2Grids has been completed in Brunssum! The infrastru (...)

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New maps reveal heat stored in Britain’s abandoned coal mines

The British Geological Survey and Coal Authority have released maps that for the first time reveal the extent to which heat (...)

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[Webinair] Mine Water Heating and Cooling: A 21st Century Resource for Decarbonisation

Cefn Hengoed Mine water discharge, South Wales. Source: BGS © UKRI  Join BGS, IEA Geothermal and the Department for BEIS (...)

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Rural BioHeat Utilities – Best Practice

Establishing affordable and reliable biomass-based heat utilities in towns, villages and rural areas. At this Heat Academy (...)