MOOC Smart Cities (only in German)
Part 2 of this Massive Open Online Course has two sections on district heating and cooling networks. The course focuses on the reduction of urban energy demand, challenges and approaches related to the electrical grid and thermal or electrical storage. Sections on district heating and cooling networks include basic knowledge on the functioning of heat networks and control technologies, low-temperature district heating as the 4th generation technology, as well as barriers to the integration of alternative heat sources.
Level: The course is aimed at students interested in the field of urban planning and administration, consultants, as well as general public.
Keywords: Smart Cities, sustainable energy supply, storage, heat distribution, energy savings, energy efficient buildings