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  • Easy integration of industrial heating processes into automated systems

    Two new product lines for controlling electrical heating elements in 230 V and 400 V/480 V networks: Siplus HCS4200 and HCS4300 Industrial heating processes integrated in TIA Portal: simplified engineering, effective diagnosis and parameterization New heating control systems from Siemens switch and control heating panels and elements in industrial applications: Siplus HCS4200 is ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Heat network innovation competition

    DECC announced winning bidders earlier this year and now the successful projects will start testing their technology with the aim of improving the performance of heat networks and encouraging the use of renewable heat sources. The projects, which include the using smart ...

  • Next steps on Renewable Heat

    Progress on support for renewable heat hots up today with the publication of three consultations on the Coalition’s Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI). The RHI, the first of its kind in the world, was launched for the non domestic sector in November last year, with a scheme for householders intended to open in Summer 2013. Renewable Heat Incentive for householders ...

  • 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

  • Solar heat strikes fairytale castle

    TiSUN large collectors provide green energy for a Belgian castle The Château d'Archenne is located in a manor park in Grez Doiceau in Belgium. The contrast between the antique sand-lime brick building and the modern TiSUN large collectors, which have been placed on a special platform, could not be more obvious. The project demonstrates the fact that contemporary and economical ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Ground Source Heat Pump Association

    Check against delivery Good morning. I am delighted to be speaking here today at the Ground Source Heat Pump Association’s fourth technical seminar with so many esteemed representatives from across industry and academia… and not just from the UK! I’m always keen to see the progress that other countries are making on renewable energy so it’s good to see delegates ...

  • District heating is hot news for Rotork

    A problem in an adjacent area recently caused a remotely controlled underground valve chamber to be flooded with near-boiling water. Although the problem was quickly rectified, all the electric valve actuators installed in the chamber had been completely submerged in the water. Subsequent inspection revealed that the robust double-sealed design of the installed Rotork IQ actuators had protected ...


    By Rotork

  • Faulty heating systems can mean expensive soot problems for homeowners

    A simple test can help detect faulty heating units from causing soot contamination and damaging the contents of homes with help from EMSL Analytical. With cold weather now hammering most of the country, people are breaking out the sweaters and many homes and buildings have their furnaces working overtime to keep occupants warm and comfortable. One thing property owners should be on the ...


  • Geothermal heating and cooling systems subject of new Google startup

    A geothermal heating and cooling company that began in a “moonshot factory” started by Google became its own company on July 6.  Dandelion Energy Inc. is the name of the stand-alone company coming out of Google’s Alphabet Moonshot Factory. The factory, formerly known as Google X, is an innovation engine that incubates new technical and scientific projects ...

  • A new way to store solar heat

    Original story at MIT News Imagine if your clothing could, on demand, release just enough heat to keep you warm and cozy, allowing you to dial back on your thermostat settings and stay comfortable in a cooler room. Or, picture a car windshield that stores the sun’s energy and then releases it as a burst of heat to melt away a layer of ...

  • WaterFurnace Introduces 5 Series Geothermal Heat Pump System

    WaterFurnace International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial geothermal and water source heat pumps, introduces the 5 Series, an upgrade to the popular Envision® product line that delivers whole-home comfort at efficiencies that are among the world's highest. The 5 Series 500A11 combines forced air heating and air conditioning and generates a portion of a home's hot ...


  • ElectraTherm Power+ Generator Commissioned in Japan on Geothermal District Heating System

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed waste heat to power generation, commissioned the Power+ Generator™ 4400 in Beppu, Japan. This is the first Power+ Generator in the country and it utilizes geothermal heat to generate fuel-free, emission-free electricity at the site. Commissioned in March, the Power+ runs off low temperature geothermal steam from a small district heating system. The ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Winners of green heating competition revealed

    First wave of social housing winners to share in £4million fund Regional data published on uptake of £15 million Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme so far Twenty-four social housing providers across Britain have been awarded a share of a £4 million fund to install green heating systems in the homes of their tenants. They are the first winners to be announced ...

  • Binational Ground Source Heat Pump Standard Introduced

    The binational 2016 edition of the ANSI/CSA C448 standard for the design and installation of ground source heat pump systems for commercial and residential buildings was recently released by CSA Group, in partnership with the Geothermal Exchange Organization and other industry stakeholders from the United States and Canada. While the standard has existed in Canada since 2002, it is new this ...

  • Geothermal Heat Mining Promises Abundant, Cheap Energy

    CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - Mining the heat that resides as stored energy in the Earth's hard rock crust beneath the United States could supply a substantial portion of the electricity the country will need in the future, probably at competitive prices and with minimal environmental impact, new research shows. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, the study is the first in 30 ...

  • Germany Writes Big Cheque for Renewable Heating

      At this year's Ecobuild, Germany Trade & Invest presents opportunities in Europe's largest market With the 20 percent renewable electricity mark already achieved, Germany is now targeting sustainable heating. EUR 500 million were provided in 2011 towards Germany's renewable heating goal - 14 percent by 2020. This commitment to renewable ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Renewable Heat Incentive: Amendement regulations 2015

    Today, I am pleased to announce the laying of the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme and Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2015. These amendments will introduce improvements that are essential to the smooth-running of both Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) schemes. Further detail on the changes brought about by these regulations is provided below. ...

  • Biomass heats up luxury holiday homes

    An award-winning holiday retreat on the Scottish Borders is seeing the financial and carbon saving benefits of biomass, thanks to a district heating system from Euroheat, and the commercial Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Eildon Cottages, in Melrose, is a holiday destination comprising a converted 18th century farm house, with six newly built self-catering cottages. Prior to biomass, the ...

  • Northeast Biomass Heating Expo 2013 Program Unveiled

    Today, the 5th Annual Northeast Biomass Heating Expo officially unveiled its conference program for the April 3-5, 2013 event, to be held in Saratoga Springs, NY. The 2013 program emphasizes practical learning for developers, installers, and suppliers of biomass (wood and agricultural crops) heating and combined heat and power (CHP) equipment. The complete program and early registration rates ...


  • 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

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