News and Articles
17/05/2016
In addition to States’ incentives, Baden-Württemberg now also supports concepts and investments for district heating, and in particular district heating networks supplied with solar thermal energy.
10/05/2016

Although abundant sunlight is usually associated with southern Europe, the most solar district heating plants in Europe are located in the north, mainly in Denmark. Milan Rashevski, a Bulgarian architect from the non-governmental Institute for Zero Energy Buildings (IZEB), now intends to establish this kind of energy supply in his country too.

03/05/2016
After almost one year of operation, the performance of the SDH plant in Varese shows a 13% production surplus if compared to the expected design yield, in spite of the lower solar resource availability.
25/04/2016
An initiative aiming at the realization of at least one new solar district heating plant in the Swedish region of Västra Götaland in 2017-2018 has been initiated within the European project SDHp2m – policy to market.
25/04/2016
Since January 2016, 100 m² of solar thermal collectors feed their heat production in the district heating net of Jena. The plant feeds decentrally in the district heating network without need for a storage.
31/03/2016
With 8 300 m², the solar district heating plant of Senftenberg will be the largest in Germany and the largest evacuated tube collector plant in the world. The plant will be built within the next six months.

01/03/2016
The kick-off meeting from the Horizon 2020 project SDHp2m took place on 22nd and 23rd February in Erfurt, Germany. It was hosted by the Thuringian Ministry for Environment, Energy and Nature Conservation, also partner in the project.
01/03/2016
The fourth edition of the International Solar District Heating Conference will take place on 21 and 22 September 2016 in Europe’s No.1 SDH market in Denmark. Save the date, send your abstract now and make sure to be part of this essential SDH event!
29/02/2016
The latest statistics of Conto Termico in Italy show that the national incentive scheme is still not sufficiently used, because only 75 000 m² of solar thermal plants were subsidized in two years and a half. A revised version of the scheme has just been released.
17/08/2015

Within the SmartReFlex project a guide for regional authorities in Europe was produced. It gives recommendations on creating, organising and managing a process for the introduction to market of district heating & cooling (DHC) systems with a high percentage of renewable energy sources (RES).

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