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5 MW ammonia heat pump to warm Copenhagen

Charlotte McLaughlin, Ammonia 21 Summary A new 5 MW ammonia heat pump, inaugurated this week, will service 1,100 households in Copenhagen. This week (2 April), Copenhagen utility provider HOFOR, CTR (a Copenhagen heat purchaser providing district heating), VEKS (a Danish supplier of excess...

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Copenhagen Wants to Show How Cities Can Fight Climate Change

Somini Sengupta, The New York Times Summary COPENHAGEN — Can a city cancel out its greenhouse gas emissions? Copenhagen intends to, and fast. By 2025, this once-grimy industrial city aims to be net carbon neutral, meaning it plans to generate more renewable energy than the dirty energy it...


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Copenhagen turned a mountain of trash into a ski trail

Reuters, New York Post Summary COPENHAGEN – What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come up with a brand-new answer: ski down the mountain. Well, not exactly. The waste is actually inside Copenhill, a waste-treatment...


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B&W Turns Over Innovative Denmark Renewable Energy Project to Amager Ressourcecenter

Business Wire Summary BARBERTON, Ohio--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:BW) (B&W) announced today that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund A/S (B&W Vølund), has successfully turned over the leading-edge Amager Bakke / Copenhill waste-to...


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Analysis: Scotland still relies on fossil fuels

Tom Freeman, Holyrood Summary If you live in Copenhagen or one of the Danish capital’s surrounding towns, it is extremely unlikely you will have a boiler stowed away under the stairs to heat your home. Instead, pipes come directly into your house from a heating network which serves the...


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Repairing the heart of Copenhagen's district heating system

Soren Orsted, Ramboll Summary Due to an unstable operation, the valves of ‘chamber 130.12’ needed to be replaced, which is the heart of the Copenhagen district heating system delivering heat to approximately 250.000 households. This is the first replacement since it was installed in the 1980s...


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How other cities are cutting emissions

Independent Summary Paul Melia takes a spin around the world to discover alternative ways we could improve our green credentials. While Ireland is not doing enough to tackle climate change, it has taken some steps to reduce emissions, with notable successes. More than 350,000 homes have...


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Copenhagen to host massive climate conference involving 96 different cities

Ross McPherson, CPH Post Online Students, parents and children fight for the future of the world (photo: flickr/america.gov) Summary Copenhagen will host the C40 Mayors Summit – an important climate conference where representatives from the 96 most environmentally-conscious cities will...


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Denmark fires up its Copenhill power plant, with ski slopes set to open next year

Mike Chino, inhabitat Summary Six years ago, Bjarke Ingels Group unveiled plans for a ski slope power plant that could provide the city of Copenhagen with electricity, hot water, and a steady stream of recycled materials. It’s a wild design, and we never thought it’d see the light of...


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Aalborg CSP wins another order for a solar heating plant in Denmark

Press Release, Aalborg CSP Aalborg CSP, Danish renewable energy specialist and a well-known player in district heating circles landed a new order to deliver an 8MWth solar-thermal plant, which when completed will provide sustainable heating for 2,583 customers in the Copenhagen area. The solar...