Tag: District Energy in Cities Initiative

The city of HengQin is the first city-level multiple energy supply system in South China, integrating electricity, district cooling with hot water as a tri-generation system, an approach designed in part by UNEP DTU Partnership experts. Shutterstock: HelloRF Zcool

Building on success: Renewed support for UNEP DTU Partnership

After three successful years, the Bitten & Mads Clausen Foundation has renewed support to UNEP DTU Partnership's work on district energy and energy efficiency.

November 8th, 2019

Refrigiators and air-conditioners account for almost 20 % of global electricity demand. Photo: Cool Coalition

Cities can fight climate change and improve lives by finding new ways to be cool

How can we keep cities cool and livable, without warming the planet?

October 10th, 2019

Global partners gathered to map 2020 strategy and beyond

The District Energy Initiative held it 5th annual forum for partners in UN City, highlighting major progress and growth in interest for district energy solutions.

July 5th, 2019

Panama City at night

Annual meeting on district energy: Inspiring results and capacity building

Partners and representatives from countries and cities around the world gather in Copenhagen for the 5th annual meeting in the District Energy in Cities Initiative

June 10th, 2019

Building is still ongoing in the HengQin Island in Southern China. Photo: Shutterstock_China_HelloRF Zcool

Two awards for Chinese district energy projects

District energy projects designed by UNEP DTU Partnership researcher have won awards for energy efficiency

October 18th, 2018

New funding to help cities world-wide implement efficient district energy

Last year the world committed to a more sustainable future. The rollout of efficient district energy systems in cities can help make it happen, and newly approved funding will boost action and implementation.

June 6th, 2016