Social housing providers invited to tour Sheffield District Heating scheme

By District Energy posted 02-28-2018 00:00


Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy


Social housing providers can take a look behind the scenes of one of the UK's most successful district heating schemes on Tuesday 13 March in Sheffield.

The free half-day tour and seminar is being hosted by the heat network owner and operator Sheffield City Council together with its service partner Switch2 Energy and the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE). The event is open only to managers from local authorities and housing associations.

Sheffield's award winning district heating scheme provides reliable and affordable heat to 6,000 homes and commercial buildings. It is supplied by 135 plant rooms fed by low carbon energy generated from the city's non-recyclable waste, together with gas and biomass generators.

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