District energy in cities initiative: District heating

Short Summary of Resource
This package integrates several complementary solutions to address the necessary specificities in terms of framework, market development, heat demand and local availability of energy resources, implementation process, and finance.
Detailed description of the resource
This solutions Package aims to support local governments in taking an integrated systems-approach which contributes to reliability and affordability of district heating and to optimize energy efficiency and the use of local energy resources, while taking into account the fact that cities have different district energy needs and resources, have particular urban development circumstances and can be in an initial or more advanced stage of development of district energy systems
Content Owners / Rights Holders
ICLEI Solutions Gateway
Date of Publication
Type of Resource
Information portal
Format of Resource
Relevant Sector
Industry & resources
Geographical Scope
Local government
Relevant LG Functional Area
Facilities management, Environment/sustainability
Council Type
ALL council types
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