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Joint IEA-CEM Workshop Explores Role of CHP and DHC in Sustainable Energy Systems

Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Joint IEA-CEM Workshop Explores Role of CHP and DHC in Sustainable Energy Systems

The Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and Efficient District Heating and Cooling (DHC) Working Group hosted a Sustainable Urban Energy Systems Workshop on 25 February 2015 in cooperation with the International Energy Agency (IEA). The workshop explored how CHP and DHC can create a more sustainable, flexible, and integrated energy system.

How to Become a City without Gas?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
How to Become a City without Gas?

District Heating and Energy Efficient Buildings in the Amsterdam Region

AEB Amsterdam, which currently operates one of the world’s largest waste-to-energy CHP plants, has an ambitious target to connect 40% of Amsterdam buildings to the district heating network by 2040. In the future, biomass, geothermal, and solar energy will be incorporated into Amsterdam’s district heating production.

Heating and Cooling in the European Energy Transition

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Heating and Cooling in the European Energy Transition

This presentation describes the use of DHC in Tampere, Finland. Tampere is working to increase its share of renewable district heat to 50% by 2016, making investments in wood and pellet heat plants and waste-to-energy CHP plants. In addition, in 2012 Tampere began using district cooling by utilizing cold lake water.

Methodologies for Comprehensive and Installation-Level Heating Efficiency Assessments

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Methodologies for Comprehensive and Installation-Level Heating Efficiency Assessments

This presentation outlines methodologies under development that will support EU member states in completing comprehensive assessments that address the efficiency of heating in buildings.

Cogeneration and District Heating and Cooling

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Cogeneration and District Heating and Cooling

Future Trends, Overcoming the Barriers

This presentation describes the benefits of CHP and discusses how the European Union’s Energy Efficiency Directive will address the efficiency of heating in buildings by means of a comprehensive assessment.

Pathways to a Sustainable Energy Future

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Pathways to a Sustainable Energy Future

Systems Integration and the Role of CHP/DHC

This presentation discusses current energy losses and notes that, by integrating heat and electricity systems, CHP and DHC technologies can significantly increase efficiency. However, taking advantage of CHP and DHC requires new business models.

Overview: Sustainable Urban Energy Systems

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Overview: Sustainable Urban Energy Systems

This presentation describes the role of CHP and DHC in supporting the transition to a global clean economy.

GSEP Cogeneration of Heat and Power and Efficient District Heating and Cooling Working Group Fact Sheet

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
GSEP Cogeneration of Heat and Power and Efficient District Heating and Cooling Working Group Fact Sheet

This fact sheet, published during CEM5, describes the GSEP CHP/DHC Working Group goals, activities, achievements, and participating governments.

CHP and DHC Workshop Explores Future Trends and Deployment Opportunities

Thursday, December 19, 2013
CHP and DHC Workshop Explores Future Trends and Deployment Opportunities

Workshop in Helsinki brings together efforts from the CEM CHP/DHC Working Group and the IEA CHP/DHC Collaborative

The flexibility and benefits offered by Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and efficient District Heating and Cooling (DHC) systems were key topics of conversation during this joint CEM and IEA workshop.

IEA CHP & DHC Country Scorecards

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
IEA CHP & DHC Country Scorecards

This presentation describes the IEA CHP & DHC Country Scorecards.
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