District Energy

News and features about the equipment and technologies that are driving the expansion of district heating and cooling. Technologies covered include cogeneration, biomass, geothermal, combined-cycle gas, wind, solar and waste-to-energy.

MAN Energy completes hybrid power plant in Faroe Islands

MAN Energy Solutions has completed the expansion of the ‘Sund’ power plant near the Faroese capital Tórshavn, and successfully handed the plant over to local energy supplier, Elfelagið SEV.

Valmet to supply a hot water plant to Göteborg Energi in...

The new boiler plant will replace two old boilers originally designed for oil and coal but converted to run on wood pellets.
MAN Energy wins steam turbine deal for German CHP plant

MAN Energy wins turbine deal for German CHP plant

A German cogeneration power plant is to reduce its dependency on a nearby coal plant by installing two onsite steam turbines.
Plans unveiled for major CHP heat network in London

Plans unveiled for major CHP heat network in London

What will be one of the largest heat networks in the UK is being developed by Vattenfall and resource management and recycling firm Cory Riverside Energy.

Stadtwerke Kiel replaces coal plant with cutting-edge CHP facility

A power station hailed as one of Europe’s most modern and flexible combined heat and power plants is now operational on the site of...

Denmark’s Asnæs plant generates first green power for Zealand grid

The new wood chip-fired generator at Asnæs Power Station in Denmark has been connected to the Zealand grid and generated power for...

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.

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