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ENGIE begins 25-year district energy services delivery in London

PBC Today Summary The 25-year contract will see ENGIE manage the operation and maintenance for the energy centre and pipe distribution network and also the provision of full customer metering and billing services. ENGIE has a capacity of over 2.5 MW of heat and 1.5 MW of cooling and...


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Vattenfall plots district heating network powered by London waste

Business Green Summary Swedish energy giant strikes deal to tap waste heat generated at contentious London waste-to-energy plant and pipe it to 10,500 homes Commercial and household rubbish could soon be heating tens of thousands of homes in South East London, thanks to a new partnership...


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Developing a Clear Vision for Zero Carbon Heating in East London

Environment Journal Summary With heat accounting for over a third of the UK’s carbon emissions , we need to look at district heating networks to ensure our heating infrastructure can transition to zero carbon. Innovative low-temperature networks will play a key role in ensuring clean...


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NH3 Heat Pump Taps Warm Air from London Underground for District Heating

Ammonia21 Summary Anybody who’s ever travelled on the London Underground will know just how hot it gets down there, with excess heat being generated by the trains’ electric motors and friction from the brakes. Until now, all that hot air has just been vented above ground. However,...


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'Waste Heat' in London will be used to heat homes in likely world first

CNN WIRE, FOX 8 Cleveland Summary LONDON – Londoners often complain about the stifling heat on certain Underground lines – but soon that same heat will be used to keep people warm during the winter months. In what is believed to be a world first, waste heat from the Northern Line is to be...


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Utility Subsidiary Nearly Doubles the Energy Capacity for London City Airport

Smart Energy International Summary A subsidiary of UK Power Networks is combining a solar pv system, combined heat and power solution, new substations and smart automation software to enhance energy resilience at the London City Airport . A new SCADA system will be installed to...


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Vattenfall 'front runner' for London heat network project

Adam John, Utility Week Summary Swedish energy group Vattenfall has been announced as the front runner for a low carbon heating infrastructure project in north London. The new 180-acre district heating network will be situated in Brent Cross South in Barnet and is being developed by urban...

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Veolia records new district heating success

Press Release New community on iconic former industrial site will gain from Veolia's heat network expertise Veolia's drive to decarbonise heat and further the energy efficiency of buildings has taken a step forward following the signing of a new £22 million, 25 year district heating...

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Metropolitan adopts the district heating and cooling networks for Postmark development

Cambridge Network Summary Metropolitan has announced that it has been awarded the contract to adopt and operate the district heating and cooling networks which will serve Taylor Wimpey Central London’s flagship development, Postmark, in Farringdon. Early collaboration, during the...


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Metropolitan awarded 25-year heat contract at Hallsville Quarter

Cambridge Network Summary Metropolitan has been awarded the contract to adopt and operate the district heat network serving three phases of the Hallsville Quarter development in Canning Town, London for 25 years. Hallsville Quarter is part of the £3.7billion Canning Town and Custom...