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TEMPerature Optimisation for Low Temperature District Heating across Europe

Objective

The technical and economic viability of today’s district heating (DH) networks are undermined by transitions to highly efficient building stocks and ineffective business models which fail to benefit all stakeholders. TEMPO tackles this by 1) innovations to create low temperature (LT) networks for increased network efficiency and integration options for renewable and residual heat sources; and 2) new business models to boost network competitiveness and attractiveness for stakeholder investment.

In TEMPO, six innovations related to networks, digitisation thereof and building optimisation undergo final development (TRL7-8). The innovations are combined into 3 solution packages suitable for 3 different application areas: new LT DH networks in urban areas, new LT DH networks in rural areas, and existing (HT) networks. The benefits of these solution packages to reduce network temperatures will be demonstrated in 3 selected representative demos. The Vattenfall demo is a new urban LT network whereby solution package 1 will be demonstrated to reduce temperatures and therefore to enable integration of a geothermal energy source and cooling. The Enerpipe demo is a new rural LT network whereby solution package 2 will be demonstrated to reduce temperatures and so can open up the possibility to integrate a renewable energy source at a later stage. The existing network of A2A currently operates at a very high supply temperature. By integrating solution package 3, with particular emphasis on end consumer engagement, reduction in network temperatures will be similarly demonstrated. A comparable monitoring approach will ensure optimal network performance (reliability and durability) assessment and to foster maximal replication options in other areas.

Each solution package will be coupled to an innovative business model, which can leverage cost savings due to improved energy efficiency to offset the investment costs. Stakeholder engagement and consumer empowerment will be high pr

Call for proposal

H2020-EE-2017-RIA-IA
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Coordinator

VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK N.V.
Address
Boeretang 200
2400 Mol
Belgium
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 857 888,75

Participants (10)

NODAIS AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 283 281,25
Address
Drottninggatan 5
37435 Karlshamn
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AIT AUSTRIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 327 235
Address
Giefinggasse 4
1210 Wien
Activity type
Research Organisations
THERMAFLEX INTERNATIONAL HOLDING BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 169 590,75
Address
Veerweg 1
5145 NS Waalwijk
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STEINBEIS INNOVATION GGMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 276 636,25
Address
Adornostrasse 8
70599 Stuttgart
Activity type
Research Organisations
SMET-GROUNDWATER TECHNICS

Participation ended

Belgium
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Kastelsedijk 64
2480 Dessel
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VATTENFALL WARME BERLIN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Germany
EU contribution
€ 327 440,93
Address
Sellerstrasse 16
13353 Berlin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ENERPIPE GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 388 718
Address
An Der Autobahn M1
91161 Hilpoltstein
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
A2A CALORE & SERVIZI SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 175 700
Address
Via Lamarmora 230
25124 Brescia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
HOGSKOLAN I HALMSTAD
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 84 377,50
Address
Kristian Ivs Vag 3
301 18 Halmstad
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EUROHEAT & POWER
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 240 000
Address
Cours Saint Michel 30A Boite E
1040 Bruxelles
Activity type
Other