Scottish city uses past lessons on district heating

The Scottish city of Dundee is looking to deploy district heating throughout its urban area, taking a leaf from a similar move made in its past.

Dundee’s Logie housing scheme has been running on district heating for almost a century and was one of the first such systems to appear in Europe, when it was built just after the First World War.
The city council is again looking to district heating in a bid to save on emissions and will meet Danish specialists to hear more about the benefits of district heating to reduce carbon emissions and fuel poverty.

The delegation from the District Energy Partnership in Denmark is sharing expertise in the development of modern district heating systems with housing associations and the Scottish Government.

District heating proliferated in Denmark following the impact of the oil crisis on fuel prices in the seventies.

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