Energy Recovery & DHC

Decarbonisation of industrial heat: The iron and steel sector

Headlines Current primary steel production is highly integrated; incremental efficiency improvements can only further reduce emissions by about 10%. The analysis of scenarios published recently by various sources shows that: Achieving deep decarbonisation by 2050 is only possible through new production processes. Electricity demand of the sector could increase three-fold by 2050, from a…

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Summertime is installation time
Heat Source Technology

Summertime is installation time

Engineers use the summer break to launch new heat recovery system This summer, when millions of Europeans were departing for their first holidays since the start of the pandemic, also Prof. Hussam…

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5 energy sources you have never thought of
Energy Recovery & DHC

5 energy sources you have never thought of

Every day, surplus heat is released into the environment, contributing to global warming and wasting chances of clean energy generation. Opportunities to recover and reuse it can be found in places…

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On the road to making ceramic production greener
Energy Recovery & DHC

On the road to making ceramic production greener

Up until now, ceramic production has had a pretty bad reputation when it comes to environmental issues. But that’s starting to change. Gabriele Frignani is responsible for applied research at SACMI…

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Cleaning up “dirty” ceramic tile production
Energy Recovery & DHC

Cleaning up “dirty” ceramic tile production

Energy efficiency in kilns and other process stages of ceramics production are quite low and pollutants are currently emitted at unsustainable levels. But as costs for fossil fuels rise and…

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Mapping energy use for a fossil fuel-free Europe
Energy Recovery & DHC

Mapping energy use for a fossil fuel-free Europe

Heat Roadmap Europe provides the data that engineers need to decarbonise heating and cooling systems. Meet the project that has inspired EMB3Rs and is redesigning our energy sector. When Danish…

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Why would you use hydrogen for power generation?
Technology

Why would you use hydrogen for power generation?

This question has puzzled me quite a bit and when I recently asked it of my LinkedIn network the post quickly shot up to well over 15,000 views in a couple of days as the debate raged on in the…

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HPHE and greener furnaces: a combo that can make emissions plunge in the aluminium industry
Energy Recovery & DHC

HPHE and greener furnaces: a combo that can make emissions plunge in the aluminium industry

Furnaces can account for more than 70% of energy consumption in plants dedicated to secondary aluminium production, releasing 25%-35% of the heat they generate. This is why Insertec, a leading…

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How data can increase the re-use of waste energy
Heat Source

How data can increase the re-use of waste energy

A novel platform, to be developed within the project EMB3Rs, will allow everyone in an energy community to explore ways of reusing excess thermal energy on site. Data from a living lab’s cutting-edge…

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What is cold local heat?
Heat Temperature

What is cold local heat?

At first glance, it sounds strange when cold local heating is to take over the heat supply. Is that a contradiction? No, cold heat really does exist. It is a heat supply with relatively low…

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