Dorset Energy Group District Heating Seminar
“District Heating – Opportunities and Practicalities”
Introduction and overview.
Basics of low carbon district heating and CHP, typical installations and success stories in the UK and mainland Europe, overview of heat mapping and heat demand. Sources of further information including useful web links.
Examples of Ramboll’s experience in district heating projects and services in the
UK and mainland Europe. The presentation will include some information on the economics of district heating and financial support mechanisms for DH infrastructure in the UK.
Examples of Vollmer Engineering low carbon district heating projects and services. To highlight the need for good systems engineering and project management of small and medium scale heat networks. Innovative solutions such as incorporating gas CHP to meet the summer hot water load of a biomass DH network.
Vollmer Engineering presentation
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Examples of Econergy biomass projects including district heating to new build domestic residential units, social housing and other exemplar Econergy installations. To include some information of wood chip supply issues and on-site wood chip storage bunkers.
Examples of Vital Energi’s gas and biomass district heating projects including information on metering and billing customers for heat and options for the on-going operation and maintenance of DH networks including ESCo’s etc.
Peter James, Project Manager, Poundbury.
Experience of investigating district heating options at the Duchy of Cornwall’s flagship mixed use development in Poundbury on the outskirts of Dorchester, including the DH options evaluated as being economically or technically unviable and the options currently being taken forward.
Peter James' Presentation
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New Earth Energy
Innovative energy from waste CHP and district heating proposals at the Dorset Green Technology Park site, to include mixed industrial and residential development.