On the 29th of September, the outcomes of the RELaTED project were disseminated in the Celsius talk: 5th generation heat networks in Europe by Olaia Eguiarte, member of Tecnalia.
The topic of the webinar is Fifth Generation District Heating and Cooling, a concept that has become more and more frequently used in the sector, but there is no consensus on what it really contains.
As stated in this webinar, the 5GDHC is becoming more frequently used in the sector, but there is no consensus on what it really contains. The discussion held included different approaches to define the 5GDHC concept and some examples from projects were discussed.
During the webinar, Olaia Eguiarte, member of Tecnalia, introduced the RELaTED project and showed the renovation works of the network of Iurreta’s demo site. Herman Eijdems (Mijnwater Energy B.V.), representing D2Grids project, defined the 5 principles of the 5GDHC developed along the project. Finally, Uffe Schleiss (Høje-Taastrup Kommune), representing COOL DH project, explained the actions taken in Høje Taastrup for the green transition towards 5th generation DH. The moderator of the session was Alessandro Provaggi, Head of DHC+ Platform c/o Euroheat & Power.