The benefits of district heating in the Netherlands – J. Glas

The energy sector will change radically in the next years. The implementation of renewable energy sources will be fundamental. The implementation will ask for changes in political, organizational and in financial ways. The oil/gas based energy supply will change to a renewable one. What are the main characteristics of the

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Justification for setting up and continuing energy projects – J. van Hoven

In the past decade the average Dutch housing costs for tenants increased. This increase is almost completely attributable to the higher energy costs. The Dutch government, Aedes and the Woonbond wishes to keep the housing costs manageable. And, intend to manage the housing costs by promoting energy savings in the

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Community Investment, an ‘option’ to consider – M. Looije

To develop a more sustainable district; two major systems need to be changed; more renewable energy generation and increasing the efficiency of current real estate. On this moment, no real investment is made due to a split-incentive by both systems. In this research a solution is searched by the developing the

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The value of geothermal energy under scenarios – E. Alfrink

Heating related energy consumption constitutes the greatest part of the total energy consumption in the Netherlands. However, the heating demand is mainly met by natural gas and only a small part is provided from renewable resources. Besides the emission of greenhouse gasses, this fossil fuel will also deplete eventually. The

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