Task 55
Task 55
SHC Task 55

Integrating Large SHC Systems into DHC Networks

Towards the Integration of Large SHC Systems into District Heating and Cooling (DHC) Networks

The Task aims to develop technical and economic requirements for a commercial market introduction of solar district heating and cooling (DHC) in a broad range of countries.

More information can be found in the Task description.

SHC 2017

Task Information

September 2016August 2020

Ms. Sabine Putz
+43 316 292840-45

What's New
  • 2017 SHC Solar Award -- Call for Nominations - The SHC Solar Award of the IEA SHC Programme celebrates the work of those committed to increasing the expansion of this renewable energy source. (Posted: 2017-01-30)
  • TASK 45 / 55: Guidelines on How to Design Seasonal Storage - Seasonal storage is a key component in the transformation of today’s energy industry. Besides storing energy in summer for heating in winter, it can also be used to save waste heat from the industry and to increase the electricity production from biomass CHP plants. (Posted: 2016-10-20)
  • District heating: “The industry is very optimistic about its future prospects” - District heating has a long history in Scandinavia: The international symposium on district heating was launched there in 1987. In the meantime, the technology has reached the global stage and the 15th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling was the first one supported by the IEA District Heating and Cooling programme (IEA DHC). (Posted: 2016-10-20)