2017, October 18

CELSIUS UK Cities Workshop III

Greater London Authority in collaboration with the Heat Networks programme are happy to invite public and private sector stakeholders working with decentralised energy solutions and heat networks in the UK to the workshop “CELSIUS for U.K. Cities” at the Swedish Embassy in London Wednesday October 18th.

The aim is to discuss some of the challenges, on the described topics, facing UK cities’ in delivering district heating networks with their experienced Swedish/Nordic DHC counterparts. We want to have open discussions in small groups with the Swedish/Nordic participants who are active players in the DHC sector to exchange ideas, knowledge and insights and provide their perspectives on these UK challenges.

Date: October 18
Time: 9:30am- 16:00pm
Location: Embassy of Sweden – Alströmersalen, 5 Upper Montagu Street, London W1H 2AG (Entrance through the backyard)


09:30-10:00     Arrivals – tea and coffee

10:00-10:15     Welcome and introduction
Ann-Sofi Gaverstedt – Swedish Energy Agency
Katrina Folland – City of Gothenburg and CELSIUS
Simon Wyke – GLA and CELSIUS

10.15-11:15     The future role of heat networks in a smart integrated energy system
Fredrik Martinsson – Swedish Energy Research Centre
Patrik Hermansson – Öresundskraft Municipal Energy Company
Andrew Briggs – Stoke-on-Trent City Council

11:15-12:45     Parallel discussions I – Pricing Structures

                           1A) Negotiations with heat sources and consumers
                           Presenter: Patrik Hermansson – Öresundskraft Municipal Energy Company
                           Moderator: Simon Wyke

                           1B) The Swedish model for consumer price transparency
                           Presenter: Anders Goop – Borlänge Energi Municipal Energy Company
                          Moderator: Peter North

12:45-13:30     Lunch

13:30-15:00     Parallel discussions II – Design and specification, now and for the future

                           2A) At a Building level
                           Presenter: Peter Bense, Fredrik Axby & Steven Dijkstra-Downie – Sweco
                          Moderator: Simon Wyke

                           2B) At a System level
Presenter: Todd Sivertsson & David Westwood – FVB
                            Moderator: Peter North

15:00-15:45     Aggregator Models for District Energy – The Carbon Trust Report
                           Discussion around the work Carbon Trust has done on aggregator models for DHN in UK
                           Simon Wyke

15:45-16:00     Wrap up – What from the day has been relevant and useful.
                           Ann-Sofi Gaverstedt, Katrina Folland, Simon Wyke

16:00   Finish


Sign up for the event by sending us an email at unitedkingdom@heatnetworks.se including your name, title, organisation.

Looking forward to seeing you on October 18th.


Many thanks,

The Heat Networks team, on behalf of

Simon, Principal Policy and Programme Officer

Development & Environment

Greater London Authority


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