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Decarb City Pipes 2050 - Capacity Building on Heat communities

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Energy communities are getting more and more attention, as a tool to empower citizens and accelerate the decarbonisation. However, it is often about electricity: what about heat? In the frame of the Decarb City Pipes 2050 project, this capacity building session will explore the general framework for heat communities and benefit from the knowledge of pioneers in the topic.

Agenda :

  • 10:00-10:05 – Welcome
  • 10:05-10:30 – General framework for heat communities, Felix Kriedemann, REScoop + Q&A
  • 10:30-10:55 – Community energies and municipalities: setting an energy community district heating network in Amsterdam, Siward Zomer, Meerenergie / Energie Samen + Q&A
  • 10:55-11:00 – Screen break
  • 11:00-11:25 – The Beauvent cooperative (BE), Jeroen Soenens, Project Manager Heat + Q&A
  • 11:25-11:50 – Crowdfunding: a new way to develop district heating, Dr. Chiara Candelise, TEMPO project + Q&A (tbc)
  • 11:50-12:00 – Closing


17 Jan 2023, 10 a.m. to noon




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