Keyword: Solar Heat for Cities

Danish SDH market reaches new milestone

Denmark has consolidated its lead in the global solar district heating market, as capacity topped 1 GWth in August. The 112 solar district heating plants that are now in operation […]

Construction starts on Germany’s largest SDH plant

On 21 June, local utility Stadtwerke Ludwigsburg-Kornwestheim (SWLB) was given the go-ahead to put up Germany’s largest solar thermal field, a flat plate collector installation measuring 14,800 m² (9 MWth). […]

GBP 320 million for low-carbon heat networks

Heat networks have proved to be a reliable and cost-effective means to supply low-carbon thermal energy. And yet, just 2 % of buildings in the UK are connected to them. […]

District heating in smart cities drives market

A new report published in December 2018 expects the global district heating market to grow by over USD 43.2 billion between 2018 and 2022, at an average rate of around […]

Learn more about SDH in 13 languages

The SDH website created by German research institute Solites has had some major updates, which include a facelift and translations into 13 languages. The Solites service offers solar district heating […]

Renewable energy cooperatives for SDH

Citizens’ interest in funding photovoltaic systems and wind farms is huge and opportunities to do so have often been seized within a few days. The current aim of the Austria […]

Combining the strengths of collector technologies

Task 55 of the IEA SHC Programme is currently studying the benefits of systems equipped with both flat plate and parabolic trough collectors to supply thermal energy to district heating […]