district heating facility News

  • Glasgow Caledonian University CHP & District Heating Scheme

    Glasgow Caledonian University commissioned Clarke Energy through main contractor Crown House to deliver a combined heat and power facility (CHP) at their campus in central Glasgow. The facility is a  show-case for CHP technology and will give direct commercial benefits whilst acting as a teaching and demonstration aid for ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Clarke Energy Sponsorship of the District Heating Conference 2016

    Clarke Energy are delighted to be sponsoring the Association for Decentralised Energy’s District Heating Conference 2016. The event takes place on the 26th of May at the Barnes Wallis Building, University of Manchester. The Association for Decentralised Energy’s ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Aberdeen Heat & Power Expands District Heating Scheme with New Ice Rink CHP

    Marking a new phase in cutting Aberdeen’s energy costs and reducing the area’s carbon emissions. Aberdeen Heat and Power has contracted with Clarke Energy to supply the generator for an additional generator for their Seaton network, which will be located at the Lynx Ice Arena on Aberdeen’s beach ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • District Energy and CHP

    District energy can play an important part in improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. Combined heat and power (CHP) technology is able to act as a core component of a distributed energy scheme. Gas engines can be configured for cogeneration, providing electricity and heat that can be used for heating as part of a ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • EBRD buys equity stake in district heating company in southern Russia

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has acquired a blocking stake in a privately-owned and dynamic district heating company operating in the southern Russian city of Taganrog as part of a strategy to increase private participation in a sector which has traditionally been publicly owned and operated. In what is the Bank’s first investment in a dedicated heating network in Russia, ...

  • Social housing providers invited to tour Sheffield District Heating scheme

    Social housing providers can take a look behind the scenes of one of the UK's most successful district heating schemes on Tuesday 13 March in Sheffield. The free half-day tour and seminar is being hosted by the heat ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • District energy seen as tool in energy transition

    Elizabeth Dunbar reports in Minnesota Public News on the host role played by District Energy St. Paul in the 107th Annual Conference of the International District Energy Association (IDEA). The steam powered turbine at District ...

  • EI East Midlands branch visit Eastcroft Energy from Waste facility

    A group of 20 members of the East Midlands branch visited the Eastcroft Energy from Waste facility (EfW) in Nottingham on 10 February. This was an excellent chance to look around the facility and receive an in depth talk on the plant. The facility is part of the Nottingham District Heating Scheme which produces heat and power for local users by burning up to 200,000 tonnes of waste from ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Combined Heat and Power in Ireland

    The cogeneration of electricity and heat is referred to as combined heat and power (CHP). CHP is highly fuel efficient as over 90% of the energy contained within the fuel can be converted into useful power. A consumer of electricity and heat normally has two main choices for their power needs. Their first option is to buy the ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • ENER-G Switch2 opens new London office to support growing district heating sector

     Communal energy metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2  has celebrated its 35th anniversary by opening a central London office to support steep growth of community and district heating in the capital.  The new Fitzroy Square office ...


    By ENER-G

  • NIB to finance Bank of Greenland's environmental loan facility

    The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) will provide a loan to the Bank of Greenland to finance its new environmental loan programme.  The 10-year maturity loan totalling DKK 25 million (EUR 3.35 million) will help finance energy efficiency measures in private households. Around 40% of all energy consumption in Greenland derives from heating buildings. Qualifying ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • CIWM welcomes role of biomass and waste in DECC`s Heat Strategy

    The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed the publication of DECC's heat strategy and the recognition that biomass and waste have a contribution to make to the Government's aim of encouraging renewable and low-carbon heat technologies. "Decarbonising heat is an important and challenging task and the strategy provides a very useful assessment of the current situation, ...

  • Energos EfW facility enters commissioning ahead of schedule

    Commissioning is underway at a second Energos gasification plant at Borregaard Industries, Sarpsborg, in Norway – the company’s eighth energy recovery facility (ERF) in Europe. Steam is now being generated from waste at the new Sarpsborg ERF as it undergoes rigorous testing as part of the early commissioning process. It is expected to be handed over in May, two months ahead of schedule. The ...


    By ENER-G

  • Cogeneration facilities earn energy star award for significant energy savings

    EPA has presented Energy Star Combined Heat and Power (CHP) awards to two organizations for using highly efficient CHP systems to reduce energy use and lower greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. CHP (cogeneration) is 60 to 80 percent more efficient than producing heat and power separately. Consolidated Edison CHP System of New York received an award for using a CHP system that produces up ...

  • Energos turns up the heat on energy from waste

    Energos turns up the heat on energy from waste  Energy from waste (efw) facilities must utilise their  heat potential to maximise efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions savings. That  was the message from Nick Dawber, Managing Director of UK-based Energos (www.energos.com)  to The Waste to Energy City Summit, held in London on 21 ...


    By ENER-G

  • Newport gives go ahead to clean energy recovery facility

    BioGen Power, one of the UK’s fastest growing renewable energy companies, has gained planning permission to build a clean energy recovery facility at Newport Docks in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It has selected Energos as technology partner, whose gasification systems have a 12 year track record of successful operation at six facilities in Norway and Germany, with a seventh plant recently opened ...


    By ENER-G

  • Newport gives go ahead to clean energy recovery facility

    BioGen Power, one of the UK’s fastest growing renewable energy companies, has gained planning permission to build a clean energy recovery facility at Newport Docks in Monmouthshire, South Wales. It has selected Energos as technology partner, whose gasification systems have a 12 year track record of successful operation at six facilities in Norway and Germany, with a seventh plant recently opened ...


    By ENER-G

  • Woodchip biomass and gas centre heats University of Northampton

    A new biomass centre had been opened at the University of Northampton. The facility uses woodchip biomass and gas to provide hot water and low carbon heating to buildings around the University’s Waterside campus. Renewable energy specialists Vital Energi worked closely with the University’s Project Management team to build the 1.5MW biomass powered energy centre. It will work as part ...

  • District energy technology from ENER-G Switch2 shortlisted for Housing Innovation Award

    Pioneering technology from ENER-G Switch2 that helps to improve the delivery of district energy and community heating in social housing has been shortlisted for a Housing Innovation Award. The new G6 system provides a fair and easy fuel payment system for residents, while cutting energy bills and energy consumption. It is a three-in-one data collection, energy ...


    By ENER-G

  • NIB facility with Gazprombank to promote energy efficiency in Russia

     A loan programme extended by the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) to Russian Gazprombank will be used for improving energy efficiency in Russia's industries. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

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