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Virtual knob up and running at Luleå ...

Virtual knob up and running at Luleå Energis office

The first version of the virtual knob developed by RWTH is being tested at Luleå Energis office building. Right now test are being performed to lower the peak loads during certain hours in the mornings and afternoon. In order to ensure that a good indoor temperature is maintained, the staff can press green or red smiley-face depending on […]

New biomass plant in Paris

New biomass plant in Paris

Paris is developing its district heating system and opening a new biomass plant, read more in Decentralized Energy

Optimising district heating

Optimising district heating

As district heating increases in popularity it is important to pay close attention to every aspect of the system design if optimum performance is to be achieved. Geoff Lord of Hoval explains.

District heating – yesterday’s ...

District heating – yesterday’s concept; tomorrow’s energy future

District heating could revolutionize the way Britons heat their homes. Read more.

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OPTi on LinkedIn

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Grid balancing with district heating

Grid balancing with district heating

Although district heat needs to be produced, a plant must assess how profitable electricity production is when selecting production units for district heat. Read more here

New research into metering and billin...

New research into metering and billing of district heating schemes

Social landlords in the UK need to carefully consider how they bill residents for heating in district heating schemes, says new research findings published by environmental charity Changeworks. Read more at Scottish Housing News.

EU heating strategy draft favours ren...

EU heating strategy draft favours renewables and district heating

“A switch to district heating would be a huge change for most of western Europe”, read more at EurActiv.com with Reuters.

OPTi Project launched!

OPTi Project launched!

The OPTi project and its website are now launched!