Smart networks 
integrating renewable and
waste energy sources


The overall objective of REWARDHeat is to demonstrate a new generation of low-temperature district heating and cooling networks, which will be able to recover renewable and waste heat, available at low temperature. Read more...

Expected Results

REWARDHeat will demonstrate cost-effective solutions for DHC systems, which can satisfy at least 80% of the energy demand of the system with locally-available renewable energy and waste heat sources. Read more...

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From Waste to Worth: Innovative Waste Heat Recovery Solutions in DHC

Join our webinar on Waste Heat Recovery (WHR) in District Heating and Cooling (DHC) projects. Learn how WHR optimizes energy efficiency, utilizing excess heat from sources like data centers. Gain insights into successful cases and implementation strategies.

When: April 11th - 10.00-11.00

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REWARDHeat Serious Game: a free crash course offer

In February 2024, REWARDHeat will organise a crash course for external teachers on how they can autonomously use REWARDHeat Serious Game in their educational programs.

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REWARDHeat represented at SDEWES 2023

At the SDEWES Conference in Dubrovnik in September 2023 the REWARDHeat organised a special session "Planning and modelling of next generation district heating and cooling systems" and participated with two article presentations outlining key features to accelerate the uptake of innovative district heating and cooling in the EU.


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Demonstration Networks and partners

The REWARDHeat project is coordinated by EURAC Research, based in Italy, and involves a total of 28 partners from 10 European countries.
Partners include industrial organisations, utilities, SMEs, research organisations, universities, and international associations.

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