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21 Dec 2016

High penetration renewable energy requires power reform in China

To integrate more renewable energy sources in the Chinese electricity sector, power reforms are necessary, especially regulating the inflexible coal industry and making more fair conditions for renewable energy sources such as wind energy.

This is the main conclusion of 4DH PhD Fellow Weiming Xiong’s PhD dissertation from September 2016. Based on the REPO model, the study assessed the impact of flexible heating, gas peaking and storage, ultra-voltage transmission and power reform on long-term renewable energy development, and evaluated the pathway of China’s power sector with various qualified scenarios.

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24 Nov 2016

Videos of keynote speakers and a recap of the 4DH Conference now online

Videos of the Keynote Speakers at the Second International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating are now online at our YouTube account.

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02 Nov 2016

Best presenters at 2nd 4DH conference are working close to reality

The two winners of the Best Presentation Award at this year’s 2nd International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating were both chosen because of their excellent presentations of issues in the real world of district heating.

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26 Oct 2016

PhD defence: Change in district heating - transition to renewable energy from an economic perspective

On 1 November, 4DH PhD Fellow Søren Djørup will defend his PhD thesis "Fjernvarme i forandring - omstilling til vedvarende energi i økonomisk perspektiv", which translates to Change in district heating - transition to renewable energy from an economic perspective.

 

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07 Oct 2016

Research of 4DH and Heat Roadmap Europe resonates in EU and UN

Last week, almost 300 researchers and representatives from industry and organisations met to discuss the future of district heating and the energy system at the 2nd International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating.

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