By Dominic Barton, Metropolitan Infrastructure Ltd. District energy is a proven technology, with more than 2000 networks already in place in the UK. The recent injection of substantial Government loan funding for the public sector to encourage the development of...
A well-designed heat network scheme has the potential to deliver on efficiency and provide accurate metering for end users but designing these systems correctly and ensuring they deliver real savings is crucial. Pete Mills, Commercial Technical Operations Manager at...
Joshua Thumim, Head of Research at the Centre for Sustainable Energy in Bristol, introduces a new initiative designed to dramatically reduce the cost of planning local heat networks in Europe. Planning a local heat network is an expensive and complex...
Evinox has extended its best-selling range of ModuSat® Heat Interface Units with the introduction of the new ModuSat® XR and ModuSat® XR- ECO Twin Plate models.  Providing both indirect space heating and domestic hot water, ModuSat® XR units are...
There are currently around 60 million people across Europe who receive hot water and heat via district heating schemes (DHS). This equates to around 12% of the total population, but Flexenergy, one of the UK’s leading partners for district heating...
Ian Allan, Head of R&D for community heating specialist Switch2 Energy, explains the latest legislative changes affecting the UK's communal energy and district heating schemes and what they mean for heat suppliers. The UK Government introduced The Heat Network (Metering...
Cranbrook and Skypark has won two major industry awards for the low carbon district heating system which powers the new community and neighbouring business park. It was a clean sweep for E.ON and project partners as the scheme won ‘Overall...
The £25 million Biomass Energy Centre & District Heating Network for the University of St Andrews has been celebrated at one of Scotland’s most prestigious awards ceremonies, winning the Sustainable Development category of the Scottish Green Energy Awards. The project...