REWARDHeat planning schemes database

This report serves as a database for literature review and best practice examples for ultra-low and neutral temperature district heating and cooling networks.

This database is project outcome of REWARDHeat. It provides detailed overview of existing knowledge and published research papers on the different related topics such as: renewable and urban waste heat sources, supply technologies, thermal networks, and end-user substations.

The report gives also an overview of existing next-generation networks is presented, while focusing on their characteristics such as temperature regimes, thermal sources, network topology, etc. This information is organised as a publicly available database hosted on Zenodo platform, available here.

Furthermore, the overview of different system components is shown, both for ultra-low and neutral temperature district heating networks: end-user substations, thermal networks configurations, thermal sources, and connection configuration.