Episode 5

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28th Oct 2020

Decarb Districts with the right policy framework

21500 new district energy networks have to be built in Europe in order to meet decarbonization goals by 2050. For it to happen in practice, a significant shift of investments from fossil fuels towards district energy infrastructure and renewables is needed.

In episode five, we explore what the optimal policy and financial framework for decarbonized heating and cooling would look like and what actions are needed to create it.

Our host Susanne Tull discusses the topic with Kamila Waciega, Director Energy Public Affairs at Veolia, and Greg Gebrail, Principal Specialist District Energy at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

In the podcast mini-series Decarb Districts, we explore the role of district energy in the European green transition. Our host Susanne Tull, Senior Manager Public Affairs at Danfoss, is joined by leading specialists and visionaries across the energy sector who share their views and ideas around 5 topics ranging from digitalization to energy planning.

  • Learn more about the potential of district energy and energy efficiency for the decarbonization of EU heating and cooling sector in the report by Aalborg University http://bit.ly/dhcdecarbonizereport
  • Are you a district energy professional? Join District Energy Academy by Danfoss for a series of webinars and online events: http://bit.ly/podcastdenacademy
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About the Podcast

District Energy Insights
In the podcast mini-series Decarb Districts, we explore the role of district energy in the European green transition.
Heating and cooling are responsible for 50% of the EU final energy demand. Tackling this sector is essential for the EU to meet its target of being carbon neutral by 2050.

Our host Susanne Tull, Senior Manager Public Affairs at Danfoss, is joined by leading specialists and visionaries across the energy sector who share their views and ideas around 5 topics ranging from digitalization to energy planning.

This podcast is produced by Danfoss Heating. Danfoss Heating engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. We meet the growing need for infrastructure, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Our products and services are used in areas such as smart home heating and building optimization. We are also active in the field of renewable energy as well as district heating infrastructure for cities and urban communities.