Welcome to www.solar-district-heating.eu, the website of the Intelligent Energy Europe 'SDHtake-off - Solar District Heating in Europe' and 'SDHplus – New Business Opportunities for Solar District Heating and Cooling' project! These projects are supporting the market rollout of solar district heating in Europe.
This website provides you with updated news and informations on solar district heating as well as projects products and services presented here according to the projects progress.
100% renewable district heating for smart cities – New Sunstore 4 website launched
The 'Sunstore4' plant, located in Marstal (DK), provides citizens with 100% renewable district heating from solar thermal, biomass and heat pump. The new project website includes technical details of the system and pictures, as well as information about its real development on the ground.
Check all this here.
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Great interest towards case studies for potential solar district heating plants in Italy
In the framework of the SDHplus project, several utilities showed interest for integration of solar thermal collectors into their district heating networks. It is likely that the first plants will be realized in the near future.
First SDH workshop with Danish experts in France
A two days workshop was held in Paris last June, to allow discussions between local authorities, DH companies, manufacturers and consultants from both DH and solar sectors.
Solar district heating applies for the 3rd Global District Energy Award
The winner of the 3rd Global Energy Award 2013 will be announced on 23 September 2013 in New York. Three solar district heating plants participate in the competition.
Invitation to a free course on strategic energy planning, sustainable energy and solar district heating at Aeroe, Denmark
A really good occasion to learn firsthand about a 100% solar-biomass district heating systems is offered to the 20 first participants to register for a course organized on the energy island of Aeroe in Denmark.
New Italian technical handbook on solar district heating
The first Italian handbook entirely on SDH was released in July. The handbook summarizes the technical knowledge on solar district heating, collected thanks to the SDHtake-off and SDHplus projects.
New solar heated building area in Vallda Heberg, Sweden
The municipal housing company EKSTA Bostads AB has inaugurated a new solar district in Vallda Heberg, Sweden.
Büsingen: First German ground-mounted solar district heating plant in operation
On 25 July 2013, the solar district heating plant of Büsingen in Germany was inaugurated.
Solar combined with heat pumps in Denmark
The development of solar district heating in Denmark takes a new step: the first solar district heating plant combined with heat pump is being planned in Rye.
Autumn 2013: don’t miss the many solar district heating events
Many solar district heating events are planned for this autumn and SDH will be present on conferences, workshops and fairs. Make sure you do not miss any event by visiting the event calendar.
Thank you for your participation in the first solar district heating conference in Sweden ! Please find the materials here.
See event calender for upcoming events
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Discover other european RTD and policy projects related to solar district heating:
e.g. the FP7 demonstration project Sunstore 4
or IEE projects UrbanSolPlus, UP-RES and more