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Aalborg CSP Receives Order for Integrated Heat Pump System for District Heating Plant in Denmark

By District Energy posted 01-30-2020 10:28




Danish renewable energy specialist Aalborg CSP A/S has received a new order for a customised 1.2 MW integrated electrical heat pump system for a district heating system operated Saltum Fjernvarme.

With this new system, Aalborg CSP continues its deployment of new projects with customised solutions based on the most efficient technologies tailored to fit individual energy needs. This range of solutions has now been extended to include heat pump systems.

In recent years, large electrical air-to-water based heat pumps have been established as a key technology within the Danish district heating industry as an increasing number of utility companies have integrated heat pumps as an important supplement to their existing district heating supply.

By incorporating electrically powered heat pumps in the district heating supply, higher levels of renewable energy can be utilised for thermal purposes creating integration and balance between energy systems. With a growing wind turbine capacity all over the world, large heat pumps will play a significant role in the continued global green energy transition as well as in Denmark’s quest to phase out fossil fuels by 2050.

The heat pump system will increase the reduction of the facility’s natural gas dependency as well as stabilise energy prices for customers. The system in Saltum will use outdoor air as the source for heat production in order to supply sustainable heating to 370 customers in the town of Saltum.

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