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District heating shows lower total socio-economic cost in future energy system

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Graph: Aalborg University Summary What would the economic impact on a future energy system be if one were to unlock the full solar thermal potential in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Italy? According to a study conducted by Aalborg University as part of...


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Commentary: More policy attention is needed for renewable heat

Ute Collier, International Energy Agency (IEA) Policy support has helped raise the contribution of geothermal heat to district heating in Paris (Photo: Ute Collier) Summary As winter temperatures plummet in the Northern hemisphere, renewable heat is increasingly being used to provide...



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How to approach green construction in the tropical zone

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Photo: BCA Summary While nearly zero energy projects in Europe focus on reducing heat demand, green buildings in tropical Singapore require lower cooling loads. To study and discuss methods to meet cooling needs, construction and energy experts from all...


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Denmark is moving convincingly on decarbonisation

Press Release, Wire Service IEA's energy policy review focuses on challenges and opportunities from the growing share of wind power for the Danish electricity and heating sectors. WireService.ca Media Release (11/27/2017) - Denmark remains a global leader in decarbonising its economy and is...



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Governance Models Workshop: Enabling Policies

Speakers Anna Chittum , Gridkraft #2017 #Workshop #GovernanceModels #AnnualConference #InternationalEnergyAgency #Gridkraft #PolicyandRegulation

3_Governance_Enabling_Policies_Chittum_6.15.17.pdf


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Governance Models Workshop: The Political, Economic, Technological, and Social Context

Presenters Canada - Bruce Ander , Markham District Energy South Korea - Jong Jun Lee , Korea District Heating Corporation United Kingdom - Michael King , District Energy Development Moderator: Anna Chittum , Gridkraft #Workshop #GovernanceModels #AnnualConference ...

2_Governance_Context_Chittum_Ander_Lee_King_v2_6.15.17.pdf


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Stake holder Engagement

Summary This video presentation from the Carbon Trust, UK covers the importance of stakeholder engagement in DE projects and strategies for successfully managing the complexity of diverse stakeholders and their assumptions. Speaker Helen Andrews Tipper, Carbon Trust ...

8a_Stakeholder_Helen IDEA Video.mp4


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Community Based Energy Planning

Summary Several case studies are presented to showcase the community energy planning and the organizational and financial challenges involved, along with best practices for success. Speaker Michael Ahern, Ever-Green Energy #CommunityEnergy #ConferenceProceeding #Workshop ...

7_Community Based Energy Planning_Ahern.pdf