thermal

Aalborg CSP opens new solar heating plant in Denmark

1
Danish renewable energy specialist, Aalborg CSP, has collaborated with Smørum Kraftvarme A.m.b.A. on a new solar district heating facility in Smørum, the capital area of Denmark.
Aalborg CSP opens new solar heating plant in Denmark
Courtesy of Aalborg CSP

The plant covers an area of 11,312 square metres and is the fifth solar thermal system constructed by Aalborg CSP in Denmark so far. It has, so far, exceeded expectations in tests and consists of flat panels that can jointly produce 5,568 MWh heat annually, contributing to 2,583 consumers’ heat and hot water demands.

Denmark has ambitious targets to become fossil fuel free by 2050. As part of this initiative, most district heating and combined heat and power (CHP) plants typically switch to alternative energy sources, such as solar or biomass.

“We have reached a significant milestone towards a greener and more efficient means of energy supply” said Jan Møller, Managing Director at Smørum Kraftvarme A.m.b.A. at the opening ceremony on 30th June. “With the competitive solar plant from Aalborg CSP, we are not only able to say stop to fluctuating energy prices but also strengthen our city’s green profile with the reduction of 1,100 tons CO2 emission annually”.

Jes Donneborg, Executive Vice President at Aalborg CSP A/S, added that Smørum Kraftvarme’s low-temperature needs favoured a flat panel system

The launch of the new system also celebrates successful commissioning of the plant and the remarkable performance data recorded during test productions in Spring. Due to Danish weather records in May, the solar plant was able to produce 40 percent more energy than anticipated and thereby to cover nearly 100 percent of the city’s hot water and heat demands.

For additional information:

Aalborg CSP

Add a comment
Eduardo
That\'s amazing to see so many countries slowly turning into renewable energy providers! Thanks for the news. If you need advice on solar panels, check https://www.greenmatch.co.uk/solar-energy/solar-panels
Baterías con premio en la gran feria europea del almacenamiento de energía
El jurado de la feria ees (la gran feria europea de las baterías y los sistemas acumuladores de energía) ya ha seleccionado los productos y soluciones innovadoras que aspiran, como finalistas, al gran premio ees 2021. Independientemente de cuál o cuáles sean las candidaturas ganadoras, la sola inclusión en este exquisito grupo VIP constituye todo un éxito para las empresas. A continuación, los diez finalistas 2021 de los ees Award (ees es una de las cuatro ferias que integran el gran evento anual europeo del sector de la energía, The smarter E).