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AGFW Codes of Practice: Business Insurance for German/EU District Heating Companies

Speakers Wolf Dietrich Kunze, Vattenfall #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #AGFW #BusinessModelsandFinancing


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European case studies operating gas turbines for of industrial cogeneration

Summary This presentation will discuss two CHP case studies from Germany. One is a cigarette manufacturer which uses an OP16 gas turbine with additional duct firing to produce process steam. The other is a wheat starch manufacturer which uses an OP16 gas turbine and utilizes its exhaust gases...


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Energiewiende in Germany: Unintended Consequences for District Energy/CHP

Speakers Werner Lutsch, CEO & Managing Director, AGFW #AnnualConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #InternationalPerspectives #Germany #AGFW


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Solar District Heating: How to Tackle Land Use Issues

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Summary Usually, solar district heating (SDH) plants require large fields for collector installations, which has raised concerns at local level because of competing land uses and a system’s potential visual impact on the surroundings. One way out of this...

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SaltX, Vattenfall to start pilot project using salt for energy storage

Clean Technology Business Review Summary SaltX Technology and Vattenfall have signed a letter of intent to conduct a pilot project based on SaltX large-scale energy storage technology – EnerStore – at Vattenfall´s combined heat and power plant in Berlin. The idea of the pilot project is to...

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Turboden to supply ORC geothermal plant for German town

Tildy Bayar, Power Engineering International Summary Turboden is to supply an Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) plant for a German geothermal project. The order comes from Geothermie Holzkirchen GmbH, which is developing the project in the town of Holzkirchen in upper Bavaria. The firm is a...

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German EEG to face scrutiny after elections

Argus Media Summary The new German government elected in next month's general elections is likely to implement significant reforms to or replace the renewable energy act (EEG) within the next four years, extend support for combined heat and power (CHP) generation and pave the way for the...

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Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth

Vera Eckert, The Times of India Summary Swedish utility Vattenfall expects strong growth in its environmentally-friendly communal heating network in Berlin and Hamburg as urban areas grow, a top executive said, helping Germany's efforts to cut emissions from power generation. With one...

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Sustainable design and a more efficient operation of data centers

Press Release, Chemnitz University of Technology The European project “RenewIT” reveals new ways of more environment friendly energy supply – Chemnitz University researchers involved and results are available online. The Chemnitz researchers Thomas Oppelt (f.l.), Prof. Thorsten Urbaneck,...

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Germany: Tool to Calculate Solar Feed into District Heating Network

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World August 1, 2017 Summary Interest in solar district heating is growing in Germany. A map by German research organisation Solites shows the systems currently in operation to be 23 totalling 49,600 m² of collector area (34.7 MWth). Last year saw the addition of...