district heating facility News

  • Vital Aim for District Heating Treble

    Our 10-year partnership with Berkeley Homes and SSE on the Royal Arsenal Riverside development has resulted in a finalist spot on the H&V News Awards 2017 shortlist, which celebrates the best projects in the sustainable and renewable energy sector. Royal Arsenal Riverside has been shortlisted in the District Heating Project of the Year category, which we are proud to have won in both 2015 and ...


    By Vital Energi

  • District Heating Network Completes at £330m Campus

    The University of Northampton is relocating to its new £330m Waterside Campus, located  on a 58 acre brownfield site, and Vital Energi have completed the 1,600m district heating network which will carry low-carbon heat and hot water throughout the campus. The £1.25 million design and build contract was scheduled for 35 weeks and Vital were responsible for delivering the district ...


    By Vital Energi

  • 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

  • Vital Progress on £2 Million University of York District Heating Job

    Vital Energi’s relationship with the University of York continues with a £2 million contract involving the installation of a multi-utility package and the enhancement of the electrical infrastructure on campus. The project has seen Vital Energi installing District Heating pipework, high voltage cabling, gas pipework, mains cold water pipework and communications cabling to connect the ...


    By Vital Energi

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Multi-million energy contract awarded for London’s next business district

    Vital Energi has been appointed to the £7.9m design, build contract with Multiplex for the first phase energy scheme for the new massive business district under construction at London’s Royal Albert Dock. It emerged this week that Vital is ...


    By Vital Energi

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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)

  • Ameresco to Start Implementation of Energy Efficiency Measures at McAllen Independent School District

    Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC), a leading energy efficiency and renewable energy company, announced today that it has signed an ...


    By Ameresco, Inc.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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