Danish district heat plant to phase out coal and slash 375k tonnes of CO2

The green switch is estimated to reduce the annual Danish CO2 emissions by 1%, the equivalent of replacing 200,000 cars with EVs

Midlothian Council partners with Vattenfall for district heating network

They have formed a 50:50 joint venture for the project and will also explore the potential of thermal storage and other local heat sources

Plans for carbon negative district heating in Sweden

Stockholm Exergi is exploring whether a carbon capture system could be used at the Värtaverket power plant in Stockholm

Government awards £40m for seven district heating networks

BEIS is proposing to establish Ofgem as the heat network regulator

Polish firm lent €46m to upgrade district heating networks

They will be made more efficient and help deliver energy savings in two cities

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EU investigates Polish public support for district heating upgrades

The Commission has concerns the planned support may not be in line with EU state aid rules as it does not meet the ‘efficient district heating’ criteria set out in the Energy Efficiency Directive

Businesses offered £2.2m to develop affordable urban heat networks

The deadline for applications is 4th November 2019

New £6m district heating network fired up in Stirling

The facility is expected to save around 381 tonnes of carbon a year – equivalent to 1.5 million miles driven in an average petrol car

Fife Council fires up £24m district heating network

It provides low carbon heating by using the steam from RWE’s biomass combined heat and power plant at Markinch

West Sussex fired up for heat network project

A feasibility study will look into whether the project is viable from a technical and financial perspective