DHC+ Talks

  • Euroheat & Power Events
  • 09 April 2020 - 30 April 2020
  • webinars
  • by DHC+ Technology Platform

 

Take a break with DHC+!

We all noticed that remote working during the coronavirus pandemic is more complicated than it first seems… Some are struggling with the new routine, others are struggling to switch off at all, but the majority of us are struggling to combine work and full-time childcare. We share your pain and want to stay by your side in these times of uncertainty!

 

DHC+ is launching a series of weekly webinars in a completely different format and available for everyone! Grab your favourite coffee or tea mug and have a break while discussing district energy related topics in a very informal atmosphere. We look forward to connecting with you! In the meantime, keep calm, stay home and wash your hands!

DHC+ Talks in June

More topics to be announced soon!

 

Who we are and what we do

Thursday, 11 June at 14:00 CET

Get to know the DHC+ Team and find out what we do in our daily work to keep the organisation and the DHC sector growing.

Speakers:

Alessandro Provaggi – Head of the Platform and happy father now that kids are back to school

Aksana Krasatsenka – Project & Communication Officer, a proud Belarusian

Sofia Lettenbichler – Policy & Projects Manager and 1/3 sailboat owner

Gabriele Pesce – Project Officer and a nerdy fitness addicted

Jack Corscadden – Project Assistant and Keen Cyclist

 

REGISTER HERE

 

Upgrading heat distribution and piping technologies

Thursday, 4 June at 14:00 CET

An essential part of DH systems is the heat distribution network, which connects heat generators with heat sinks. The objective is to guarantee a reliable heat supply which is adjusted to the grid needs and which is as efficient as possible.

UpgradeDH focuses on improving the performance of district heating networks in Europe, including the upgrading of heat distribution and piping technologies. Join this webinar to find out more about this topic!

Speakers:

Matteo Pozzi – Optit

Evaldas Čepulis – Lithuanian District Heating Association

Sebastian Grimm – AGFW Projekt GmbH

Peter Jorsal – Logstor

Moderator:

Aksana Krasatsenka – DHC+ Technology Platform

REGISTER HERE

 

 

DHC+ Talks in May


5th Generation DHC

Thursday, 28 May at 14:00 CET

Renewable and waste heat resources are readily available in urban environments. A new generation of highly efficient district heating and cooling networks is needed to harvest these resources and use them to meet local energy demand.

Join the REWARDHeat partners for a discussion on how these networks can contribute to a cost-efficient and technically viable decarbonisation of the European heating and cooling sector.

Speakers:

Roberto Fedrizzi – Eurac Research [REWARDHeat]

Herman Eijdems – Mijnwater

Christian Keim – EDF/Dalkia [“La Seyne-sur-Mer” demosite]

Maria Victoria Cambronero Vazquez – Acciona [WEDISTRICT]

Moderator:

Jack Corscadden – DHC+ Technology Platform

RECORDING AVAILABLE HERE

Digital Heat

Wednesday, 20 May at 14:00 CET

Digitalisation is not only a major trend for the future of district heating, but it also provides a way to build resilience against unforeseen challenges such as COVID.

Join to hear insights from our members on how digital solutions and Artificial Intelligence can save you time and money.

Speakers:

Sofia Lettenbichler – Euroheat & Power [Digital Roadmap]

Miha Bobič – Danfoss [End to end solution]

Kurt Marlein – Comsof [How to deploy a heat network]

Herve Huisman – Gradyent [Optimisation of DH networks]

Roberto Arevalo Turnes – CIRCE Foundation [Digitalisation Through Simulation]

Moderator:

Alessandro Provaggi – DHC+ Technology Platform

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE RECORDING

Financing Innovation in District Heating

Thursday, 14 May at 14:00 CET

Innovation is a key enabler of decarbonisation in the district heating sector. Yet it requires adequate financial instruments to support researchers and companies in their efforts to develop new technological solutions, which can often be a risky investment.

Join this DHC+ Talk to learn more about existing and expected financial sources to support R&I in district heating. From European funds to alternative finance and business models, this webinar will show you where the money can be found to support innovative district heating development.

Speakers:

Nuno Quental – European Commission [Innovation Finance]

Kristina Lygnerud – IVL, The Swedish Environment Research Institute [The ReUseHeat experiences]

Chiara Candelise – Bocconi University [Crowdfunding for DH]

Moderator:

Gabriele Pesce – DHC+ Technology Platform

VIEW THE RECORDING HERE

DHC+ Assembly (for DHC+ members ONLY)

Tuesday, 5 May at 10:00 CET

You will hear about the latest funding opportunities and plans for new consortia, e-meet our new members, get some insights on energy research policy, be informed about the education & training activities, and much more.

The online event will start at 10:00 and last until lunchtime. We foresee a virtual pause.

The draft programme and the activity report (detailed reporting on the activities undertaken in the last six months) are available in the member area of the Euroheat & Power/DHC+ website.

PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE HERE

 

 

DHC+ Talks in April

District Heating Upgrade

Thursday, 30 April at 14:00 CET

Usually, the overall upgrading process to improve the efficiency of DH grids is complex and sophisticated. It is time-consuming, long-lasting and implies high investments. UpgradeDH partners aim at simplifying this process by providing guidance and their expertise in strategies, contracts, stakeholder engagement, business models, and other non-technical aspects of upgrading projects.

Speakers:

Dominik Rutz – WIP Renewable Energies [UpgradeDH project]

Dominika Moczko – AGFW | Der Energieeffizienzverband
für Wärme, Kälte und KWK e. V. [Standard contract]

Anes Kazagic – JP Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. Sarajevo (EPBiH) [Stakeholder involvement]

Borna Doračić – University of Zagreb [Financial aspects]

Moderator:

Kristina Lygnerud – IVL, The Swedish Environment Research Institute

RECORDING OF THE WEBINAR HERE

Energy Integration

Thursday, 23 April at 14:00 CET

Integrating renewables both from electric and thermal sources as well as waste heat leads to a more flexible, efficient and sustainable system. In this sense, district energy and thermal storage can act as a local energy backbone and help balance the grid. We will explore market barriers and pilot sites from the Magnitude project which aims at increasing and optimising synergies between electricity, gas and heat systems.

Speakers:

Regine Belhomme – EDF [presentation]

Nicole Pini – EIFER

Paul Voss – Euroheat & Power

Moderator:

Alessandro Provaggi – DHC+ Technology Platform

VIEW THE WEBINAR HERE

 

Low Temperature District Heating

Thursday, 16 April at 10:30 CET

The future is now! Decarbonised district heating systems are already here and some of them are spelled “LTDH”. As a matter of fact, low temperature district heating can prove to be an important part in keeping the globe’s temperature low as well. Jointly organised by the COOL DH project and the CELSIUS initiative, the webinar will present some of the opportunities and challenges cities may encounter in their endeavour towards a sustainable and efficient energy system. We will cover how to plan for the deployment of new DHC systems, as well as the extension and refurbishing of existing ones to a higher standard, using local low-grade heat sources.

Speakers:

Sten Gravenslund Olesen – COWI

Sara Kralmark – Kraftringen

Christian Holm Christiansen – Danish Technological Institute

Moderator:

Gabriele Pesce – DHC+ Technology Platform

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE RECORDING

DHC+ Summer School 2020

Thursday, 9 April at 14:00 CET

The next edition of the DHC+ Summer School will take place in Karlshamn (Sweden) at the end of August. Are you curious about the destination, programme, group challenge, registration or participation fees of the 8th International DHC+ Summer School? Then ask all your questions directly to the organisers and hosts! Feel free to share your experience from the previous editions to encourage future participants! 😉

Speakers:

Katarina Hansell – NetPort Science Park

Christian Johansson – NODA Intelligent Systems

Kobra Etminani – Halmstad University

Slawomir Nowaczyk – Halmstad University

Henrik Johansson – Danfoss

Moderator:

Aksana Krasatsenka – DHC+ Technology Platform

VIEW THE RECORDING HERE

 

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