Policy instruments and best practices
In this section, measures implemented in the EU regions participating in the SDHp2m project are presented. Download the corresponding factsheet to learn more about each measure, its implementation and impact in the region.

Overview of the instruments:
Category Name of the instrument Region Link
Policy and legal framework Simplify the availability of areas for SDH Styria (AT) pdf
Policy and legal framework
Rely on a regional network to trigger new SDH projects
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (FR) pdf
Policy and legal framework
Authorisation procedures for SDH plants
Veneto (IT) pdf
Policy and legal framework
Facilitation of authorization for SDH plants by adressing visual impact issues
Valle d'Aosta (IT) pdf
Policy and legal framework
Best practice guide and policy recommendations for SDH land area development and double usage of space
Hamburg (DE) pdf
Access to financing Integration of SDH in support mechanism
for feasibility studies
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (FR) pdf
Access to financing Financing model based on crowdfunding for larce-scale solar thermal plants
Styria (AT) pdf
Market support
Potential study for SDH at regional level
Västra Götaland (SE) pdf
Market support
Capacity building for regional stakeholders
Varna (BG) pdf
Market support
Popularize district heating with high shares of renewable energies
Styria (AT) pdf
Market support
Guidelines for the implementation of SDH
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (FR) pdf
Market support
Handout about SDH for communities
Thuringia (DE) pdf
Market support
Renewable district heating in small local networks
Veneto (IT) pdf
Market support
Case study to support SDH development
Varna (BG) pdf
MArket support
First regional SDH plant to support market roll-out
Valle d'Aosta (IT) pdf
Market support
Market survey for the development of SDH
Västra Götaland (SE)
pdf
Market support
Case studies for supporting the market roll-out of SDH
Hamburg (DE)
pdf
Participate in the upcoming SDH events
Participate in the upcoming SDH events

Save the date! The 5th International Solar District Heating Conference will take place on 11 and 12 April 2018 in Graz, Austria.

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Brochure and Project Leaflets
Brochure and Project Leaflets
European Large Scale Solar Heating Plant Database
European Large Scale Solar Heating Plant Database
Download all SDH guidelines in one file
Download all SDH guidelines in one file
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SDH related projects
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