Solar district heating is a tried and trusted technology. Operators and industry professionals have amassed over 20 years’ experience in developing, operating and maintaining SDH systems. The last decade has also seen a rising interest in the commercial use.
So far, 300 plants above 350 kWth of capacity have been put into operation in Europe. The market has experienced a boom in Denmark and sound growth in several other places, such as Austria, Germany and Sweden. The total installed capacity amounts to 1100 MWth and the mean market growth over the last 5 years was more than 35% annually. Other European countries have begun to follow suit and new markets have started to develop.
Have a look at our database of solar district heating plants in Europe, or find out about your country in our market reports.