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Flexibility, key to the Paris-Saclay heating and cooling grid!
As one of the five pilot sites of the D2Grids project, Paris Saclay aims to enhance its energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For that purpose, the 5GDHC Paris-Saclay grid is one of the keys. Nicolas Eyraud, project director (...)
5GDHC follower regions: a great potential for 5GDHC!
In the quest to decarbonise the heating and cooling sector and increase the utiliszation of renewable energy sources, the market transformation potential of 5th generation district heating and cooling (5GDHC) in follower regions has been showcased (...)
5GDHC in practice: Thermal energy from the sea and wastewater
Jonathan Selman, low carbon officer at Plymouth City Council, and Hugh Moore, project manager at Clyde Gateway, presented their cities' pioneering approaches to fifth generation heating and cooling grids during D2Grids final conference on April (...)
A look back at the day dedicated to heating and cooling grids: how to decarbonise heating and cooling grids on a European and global scale?
The day of 19 April 2023, dedicated to heating and cooling networks and co-organised by Construction21, ADEME, Fedene, FNCCR, Euroheat & Power and the European project D2Grids, highlighted their latest innovations in decarbonisation on the French (...)
5GDHC in practice: recovering heat from abandonned mines
Bochum and Heerlen pilot sites are two innovative heating and cooling grids that are using abandoned coal mines to implement fifth-generation district heating and cooling grids in their regions. Heerlen heating and cooling grid One of the 5th (...)
Getting involved in 5th generation district heating and cooling grids: the toolbox!
The D2Grids project has put together a toolkit to help understand everything about heating and cooling grids, in particular the fifth generation (the 5GDHC, a concept developed and promoted by the D2Grids project), and to support their deployment (...)