Posts Tagged ‘Réseaux de chaleur et de froid’

  • Mise en place d’un système de refroidissement durable réussie grâce à des facteurs sociaux.

    juin 26, 2018

    La société néerlandaise de distribution de l’eau et la banque de sang unissent leurs forces pour une nouvelle source de refroidissement durable et rentable. [Un article écrit par Pien Esmeijer,étudiante à l’université VU d’Amsterdam – Sciences, commerce et innovation, à l’occasion de son stage de fin d’études et de sa thèse] Comme tout le monde […]

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  • [EVENT REVIEW] International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference (IBPSA) May 2018 – France

    mai 31, 2018

    On the occasion of the IBPSA conference that took place on May 15 – 16,  G2Elab presented an « Electrical flexibility analysis of heat pumps in a new residential neighborhood ». This study* was realised in collaboration with GEG, University Grenoble Alpes, CNRS and Grenoble INP. Abstract – As Grenoble electrical DSO (Distribution System Operator), GEG whishes […]

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  • Schéma directeur de l’énergie de la Métro : Moins de gaspillage, plus de renouvelable

    décembre 12, 2017

    Le véritable moyen d’avancer dans la transition énergétique, c’est de réussir à consommer moins d’énergie pour se chauffer, se déplacer, fabriquer… C’est aussi remplacer progressivement les énergies fossiles comme le gaz, l’essence et le fioul par des énergies renouvelables ! Pour y arriver, Grenoble-Alpes-Métropole s’est dotée d’une feuille de route exigeante d’ici à 2030. Entre […]

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  • Spotlight on Elise le Goff, project manager at CCIAG, Grenoble’s heating company

    décembre 6, 2016

    In general we tend to publish more on the technologies and processes of our City-zen innovations than about  the people behind them.  However those men and women are the ones we can often learn most from! What are their experiences and lessons learned? Therefore this time, we put the spotlight on Elise le Goff, project […]

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  • Cooling homes by using cold from a river: this is how it works

    “In The Netherlands we know about pumping water. We’ve been doing it for hundreds of years. Aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) also is common in The Netherlands. Both techniques aren’t new. Combining these two proven technologies is however what makes the comfort cooling plant in our Houthaven district innovative.”  Jannis van Zanten, project leader heat […]

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  • Sanquin and Waternet join efforts to reuse cold from drinking water infrastructure for cooling

    novembre 24, 2016

    Beginning of November an innovative City-zen project in Amsterdam Nieuw-West was officially kicked off : blood bank Sanquin and water company Waternet started constructing a connection to the main piping system of the drinking water infrastructure. This connection facilitates the use of cold from the drinking water infrastructure. A project that creates a win-win situation […]

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  • Heat meets Power

    août 30, 2016

    June 9 2016, DNV GL and Warmtenetwerk organized a knowledge exchange seminar with support from City-zen on the hot topic of Heat meets Power. More and more it is recognized that (sustainable) electricity and heat infrastructures could be mutually interesting in stabilization of grids and in optimizing the business case for renewables. About 50 people […]

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  • Three lessons from City-zen in Amsterdam New West – Column by Mirko Van Vliet

    novembre 19, 2015

    The district Amsterdam New-West is a ‘small giant’ by itself with its own specific set of challenges and opportunities. Characterized by cultural diversity, contrasting neighborhoods and citizens with a drive to innovate. After one and a half year of project experience in the district, what lessons can City-zen share with cities across Europe? What challenges […]

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  • Waternet delivers winter cold out of drinking water to Sanquin

    Waternet recently launched their plans to cool blood bank Sanquin with cold from drinking water. This will be stored under the ground in winter and will be used for the blood banks cooling systems in summer. A very « cool » and sustainable initiative. In the winter, Waternet’s drinking water is extra cold, and now gets an […]

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  • First demo in Amsterdam ready : school benefits from Comfort Cooling with cold from the IJ river

    mai 22, 2015

    Last September, the newly built elementary schools Het Meervoud and De Houthaven in the Houthaven district in Amsterdam opened its doors to their pupils and staff. As these buildings are connected to the Comfort Cooling network, this means the first part of the first demonstration in Amsterdam is ready! Just as the other parts of […]

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