Delivering the Energy Transition: What Role for District Energy
- Written by ECOFYS
This strategy paper addresses the following main questions investigating the crucial role that District Heating and Cooling (DH&C) networks would play in the energy transition towards 2050: (1) How does DH&C develop while energy demands in buildings are decreasing?; (2) What is the role of DH&C in bringing renewable energy sources (RES) to high density city areas and villages?; and (3) How would DH&C solutions support the balance of demand and supply?