Corona, webinars, CPS and new substations: COOL DH newsletter #4

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It has been a strange spring. Each person around the globe has felt the effects of the spread Covid-19, but so far it has had a relatively limited impact on the overall progress of the COOL DH-project. There has been some problems with deliveries…
Picture of participants at panel debate on energy restructuring in Brussels.

COOL DH mentioned at EU panel debate on energy restructuring

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As part of the European Week of Regions and Cities, the Greater Copenhagen EU Office organised a panel debate on energy restructuring in collaboration with five other regional offices from Poland, Spain, Sweden, Belgium, Ireland and Germany. Marie-Louise…
View from the roof of the spectacular Amager power plant in Copenhagen.

Joint workshop for COOL DH and Upgrade DH

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An innovation workshop was held in Copenhagen on 9th and 10th of October with participants from the two EU projects COOL DH and Upgrade DH. One main purpose of EU projects is to exchange knowledge across the borders. During a workshop combined…
Gabriele Pesce from Euroheat & Power talking about COOL DH at a workshop in Brussels on 2 October 2019.

COOL DH presented at policy workshop on waste heat recovery investments

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The heat being wasted across Europe could cover 100% of our buildings’ needs. District heating and cooling networks can utilise excess heat available from various sources, including excess heat from urban facilities (i.e. data centres, sewage…

Prototype for new multimedia pipe types for LTDH distribution system

This deliverable investigates the possibility of implementing a heat recovery system in the distribution pipes of a district heating network. The aim with the multimedia pipes is to minimise the heat losses from the distribution pipes.

Draft design manual for new pipe components for LTDH distribution systems underground

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The implementation of LTDH network and the development of the DH pipes production allow the use of in flexible plastic pipes also for main lines. This deliverable provides the draft of the installation manual of the new pipe components for LTDH distribution systems in Høje-Taastrup and Lund.

Solutions for local integration of renewable energy sources (RES)

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This deliverable summarizes and gives an overview of existing and newly developed technical solutions used for the domestic hot water production that can be implemented in low temperature or ultra-low temperature district heating networks, and that can increase the share of renewable energy in the building sector.

Watch the recorded Innovation webinar

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On the Innovation webinar we presented some of the main findings from COOL DH first year with focus on innovations for low temperature district heating.
Uffe Schleiss, technical manager at Høje-Taastrup Fjernvarm

Development of short time and seasonal energy storage

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Høje Taastrup District Heating and COWI A/S have examined the potential of a short time and seasonal energy storage in the municipality of Høje-Taastrup. The storage will be established as an ATES plant. Uffe Shleiss from Høje Taastrup District…