Cofely optimizes district energy across UK city

Cofely District Energy has signed a 25-year contract with Leicester City Council (LCC) to link and extend four existing district heating schemes across the city of Leicester in the UK.
 
The work will be delivered through a new subsidiary company – Leicester District Energy Company – with an investment of £14 million (US$23 million) by CDE and additional funding from the UK government’s Community Energy Saving Programme.
 
The project will realize a long-held ambition of LCC to optimize the performance of its existing district heating schemes and will also significantly broaden the use of low carbon heating within Leicester.
 
The low-carbon energy schemes are due to go live during 2012, serving 3000 dwellings across six housing estates, as well as 15 civic buildings, through 7 km of insulated pipework.
 
When all of the first phases are delivered the scheme will use a combination of over 5 MW of low-carbon gas-fired CHP and biomass boilers to achieve carbon dioxide emission savings of 12,000 tonnes per annum.
 
For more District Energy news.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...