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MAN Energy CHP plant expected to halve CO2 emissions


A consortium of MAN Energy Solutions and general contractor MMEC Mannesmann is to build a combined heat and power plant which will boast the most powerful gas engines installed in Germany.

EU in $4m bid to unlock cogeneration renewables potential


A four-year €4m ($4.5m) EU research project has been launched to design a small-scale cogeneration engine using biomass to produce heat and electricity – a move that the project developers believe could unlock mainstream renewables in the heating and cooling sector.

Promising results from carbon capture project for biomass CHP plants


A new research project is studying the feasibility of using carbon capture technology at biomass CHP plants in Denmark.

Slovakia coal plant refitted with gas engines for CHP


A coal-fired district heating plant in Slovakia is to be upgraded to a CHP facility running on gas engines.

Record factory becomes district heating energy hub


A former record factory that pressed tracks by The Beatles, Rolling Stones and Pink Floyd has been turned into a state-of-the-art district heating hub in west London.

Amsterdam set for $455m district heating boost


Vattenfall is to optimize and connect the district heating networks in Amsterdam.

UK gas ‘must completely decarbonize’ to hit climate goals


Total decarbonisation of UK gas is vital in the next three decades if the country is to meet its emissions reduction targets.

ENGIE develops major UK district energy project


French energy giant ENGIE has signed a major deal to develop and operate a series of district energy schemes over 40 years in the UK.

ENGIE backs £320m UK heat networks strategy


Energy giant ENGIE has given its backing to a £320m UK government heat networks project.

District heat solution for Finland CHP plants


Technology company Valmet is to deliver a district heat network optimization solution to two CHP plants in Finland.

Veolia wins extension for waste-to-energy plant in France


Veolia will continue to operate a 180 GW-hour per year waste-to-energy facility in Greater Rouen, France, having been awarded a contract worth an estimated $136.24m to do so.

Southeast London in line to gain new heat network


The borough of Lewisham in southeast London is examining the potential for a new district heat network. The borough has taken the first steps in developing the project with energy potentially being generated from the area’s waste incineration plant.

EU approves JV for heat network specialist


The European Commission has approved the merger of German firms, Stadtwerke Olching Stromnetz and E.ON-owned Bayernwerk Netz.

Heating and cooling “far behind” power in turning to renewables


Globally, the heating and cooling sectors lag “far behind” the power sector in turning to renewable energy sources, a new report has found.

HWA launch heat networks design guide


The Hot Water Association has today published a new design guide for heating and hot water engineers and heat network designers, helping industry navigate the design of efficient and effective hot water storage in heat networks, delivering the best possible service to the consumer.

London King’s Cross district cooling network fully operational


Metropolitan’s King’s Cross district cooling network in London is now live, following activation on Wednesday.

Competition and Markets Authority calls for UK heat network regulation


The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has released a report calling for the UK’s heat networks to be regulated.

Rolls-Royce to supply gensets for district heating and grid support in Slovakia


Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with EPC contractor Energyco for the supply of four gensets to a cogeneration plant in Kosice, Slovakia.

Emicool wins Expo 2020 district cooling contract


Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) has been awarded a contract to provide a district cooling plant for the Expo 2020 in Dubai.

European district cooling to grow to $40bn by 2024


The European District Cooling Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $35 billion to over $40 billion by 2024; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights.

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