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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Newsletter 6th

The REWARDHeat Newsletter is available

December 2022

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Serious Game

A Serious Game about the heating sector and its transformation in a fictional town has been developed. Players take over one of the roles (district heating company, district manager, government) and follow their goals to win. The game was successfully played several times with HAWK and international students in August 2022. HAWK can offer free game workshops to universities, research institutions and companies, as well as to any other interested organisations

Position Paper on Key Texts of the European Commission's Fit for 55 Package

The European Commission’s proposals will have a big impact on DHC, and the wider H&C sector. REWARDHeat is well placed to provide important knowledge and can give input to the ongoing policy discussion and the revision of the chosen directives.

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DHC Scenarios

A heating sector model was designed and applied for each demonstrator in the RewardHeat project. The TIMES model generator was used to build and model nine scenarios.

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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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