By Andrew White, Metropolitan Infrastructure Ltd District energy networks represent a long-term commitment for public and private sector developers. Each network may be operational for up to 60 years, delivering low-carbon heat for entire communities and...
The market of district energy (DE), including district heating and district cooling, has witnessed large growth in many countries in Europe in the last five years – and also a significant growth in China. The six European DE markets researched...
The £250m Queen’s Quay regeneration project in Clydebank is set to be the site of one of The UK’s most exciting energy projects, creating Scotland’s first of its kind large-scale water source heat pump scheme to connect...
Crispin Matson, Director, Ramboll Installing energy solutions that are not only efficient, but are also environmentally friendly, is becoming a priority across building developments within the UK. District heating networks have become more popular than ever before, especially in cities...
By Dom Barton, Metropolitan Infrastructure  Opting for district energy is a long-term commitment. Networks are assets that need to be managed for years; a well-designed network can be expected to be in operation for up to 80 years. It is...
The UK has committed to an 80% reduction of carbon emissions compared to the 1990 baseline by 2050. To achieve this, the Government has set five-yearly carbon budgets. The UK has made significant progress on carbon emissions which have fallen...
Ian Allan, Head of Research and Development for district and community heating specialist Switch2 Energy, explains the principles of designing and planning heat networks around the long-term needs of the customer. Many district heating schemes of old have delivered...
- Award recognises district heating scheme which is saving Flagship customers hundreds of pounds each year -  A district heating project installed by Attleborough-based Finn Geotherm has won a prestigious industry trophy at the national Heating & Ventilating Review (HVR)...
Stokvis Energy Systems’ Econoplate H2 and the R600 Evolution series The continuing housing shortage and the demographics of an ageing population are increasing the popularity of apartment living as well as sheltered housing schemes, and also fuelling rapid growth in...
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...