On the basis of consumption, district heating is the dominant segment
September 16, 2016
The district heating and cooling market by consumption was valued at $142.7 billion in 2014 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.8 percent to reach $243.4 billion in 2024, according to Transparency Market Research.
Organizations look to accelerate microgrid deployment in North America
June 8, 2016
The International District Energy Association (IDEA) and the Microgrid Resources Coalition (MRC) announced a merger agreement to integrate the resources and technical and regulatory expertise of the MRC into IDEA to strengthen information exchange and advocacy efforts for microgrids.
There are many factors favoring the growth of the global market
January 20, 2016
The global district heating and cooling market is forecast to increase from a valuation of $142.6 billion in 2014 to $229.4 billion by 2023, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 percent, according to a report published by Transparency Market Research.
IDEA joins four organizations in global effort to increase deployment of district energy/CHP
September 18, 2015
The International District Energy Association (IDEA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in conjunction with the Korea District Heating & Cooling Association, the China District Heating Association, Euroheat & Power, and the Ministry of Energy of the Mongol Government.
Event features more than 100 speakers and over 950 attendees from 21 countries
July 16, 2015
At IDEA2015: Inspiring the Next Generation, hosted by the International District Energy Association (IDEA), energy experts from around the world gathered to explore the latest innovations and trends in district heating and cooling, combined heat and power (CHP), and microgrids for cities, communities, and campuses.
Downtown District Energy System First of Many in Municipal Energy Plan
February 10, 2014
The new high-efficiency heating and cooling system in the Sleeman Centre in downtown Guelph, Ontario, Canada is the first step toward building North America’s first city-wide district energy network, announced the city.
Winners Recognized for Energy Efficiency, Resource Optimization, and Environmental Sustainability
October 10, 2013
The IEA Technology Network recognized nine award winning district heating and cooling systems for outstanding achievements in energy efficiency, resource optimization, and environmental sustainability.
District Cooling Commonly Used for Large Building Complexes
July 12, 2013
A newly published book from ASHRAE provides design guidance for all major aspects of district cooling systems. District Cooling Guide includes guidance on central chiller plants, chilled-water distribution systems, and consumer interconnection.