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News & Events

Final Upgrade DH Project Report is available
Press Release - District Heating: an important contributor to support the energy transition in the heating sector
29.09.2021 District Heating: an important contributor to support the energy transition in the heating sector
09.07.2021 Check the brochure "District heating and cooling - a modern solution to traditional challenges"
09.07.2021 Join German expert knowlede sharing workshop on 18.08.2021
02.07.2021 Join the Final Upgrade DH Conference on 15 September 2021
29.06.2021 Energy transition - Lithuania sets records in speed and scope
14.06.2021 Video on solar thermal energy in district heating
26.05.2021 Join the Virtual Power Plant Tour and Webinar on Efficient and Renewable Heat Networks on 16.06.2021
27.04.2021 Press release - UpgradeDH recommendations to support national District Heating & Cooling Action Plans
07.04.2021 Tuzla joins #DHCities in the campaign We are all connected
12.02.2021 Join the webinar Retrofitting DHC - How to develop a successful action plan, 23.02.2021
14.01.2021 Webinar: Retrofitting with renewable energies - finding the right mix, 26.01.2021
30.10.2020 Online Upgrade DH Workshop on 12.11.2020 alongside the KeepWarm final event
30.10.2020 Photo competition Meet the ones who keep you warm! in the framework of the #DHCitizen campaign
02.10.2020 Digital Event: The Future of district heating in Italy
EU project UpgradeDH launches campaign: Become a #DHCitizen!
3.07.2019 New handbook on upgrading district heating grids in Europe published
27.05.2020 Webinar on upgrading heat distribution and piping technologies
29.04.2020: A series of public thematic webinars by UpgradeDH partners
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The Final Upgrade DH Conference

The final Upgrade DH Conference "Towards efficient district heating and cooling in Europe" took place online on 15 September 2021.

Presentations and recording of the event are now available online.


Agenda and Presentations

Welcome & opening remarks (Paul Voss, Euroheat & Power)

Energy efficiency legislation for the higher uptake of sustainable renewable heating and cooling
Radoš Horáček, European Commission

Upgrading the performance of district heating networks – Technical and non-technical approaches
Dominik Rutz, WIP Renewables

What are the best tools and instruments in Eastern Europe?
Valdas Lukoševičius, LSTA – Lithuanian District Heating Association

How to implement the potential of DHC? Focus on Italy
Lorenzo Spadoni, AIRU – Italian District Heating Association

11:30 – Coffee break

Overview of Upgrade DH solutions
Matteo Pozzi, OPTIT

Roundtable discussion on how to foster replication (moderated by Rita Mergner, WIP Renewables)

How to improve the perception of district heating at a local level?
Aksana Krasatsenka, Euroheat & Power

Conclusions & outlook
Stavros Stamatoukos, CINEA

13:00 – Lunch

Welcome again & introduction to the virtual tours 1 & 2

14:30 – Time to explore virtual tours

15:00 – Farewell and online networking

16:00 – End

Event recording

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