The centralised generation of heat is a more efficient way of heating buildings than with individual generators and district heat networks also capture and redistribute heat that would otherwise be wasted. European cities looking for ways to achieve a low carbon future are therefore looking increasingly to the example of frontrunners such as Denmark. ...
Charlotte Søndergren, head of heat planning for Danish HOFOR, questions whether collective heating is the best long-term solution for all countries or whether smaller, individual heat pumps offer a better alternative in some areas.
Research demonstrates that demand management can create value for private customers and the power system
Americans say they lack the consensus for the change seen in Europe
How the non-energy benefits of energy efficiency are often overlooked, yet vital if investments for energy savings are to increase substantially.