Digital Intelligent and Scalable Control for Renewables in Heating Networks


DISTRHEAT (Digital Intelligent and Scalable conTrol for Renewables in HEAting neTworks) is a research project funded by the European Commission through ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems (SES).

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The project is led by University of Parma (Italy). The consortium also involves Mälardalen University (Sweden), Siram Veolia (Italy), Mälarenergi AB (Sweden) and First Control Systems AB (Sweden).

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Public Deliverables, Publications and Dissemination Material

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  • Date 2021-04-20
  • Article type Current

New publication for DISTREAT

The proceedings of the Applied Energy Symposium 100% RENEWABLE, held online at the end of October 2020, are finally out.

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  • Date 2020-12-09
  • Article type Current

New publication for DISTRHEAT

Our latest work on advanced model-predictive control of district heating networks is now available from Applied Energy! Costanza Saletti, a doctoral student from University of Parma, has proposed a smart control approach for the city of Västerås based on the concept of State of Charge for the thermal inertia of the DHN.

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  • Date 2020-11-06
  • Article type Current

DISTRHEAT General Assembly Ordinary Meeting

Today we met to review the progresses in the first year of the DISTRHEAT project (funded by ERA-Net Smart Energy Systems) and to look forward for the next two years.

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