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Linking Heat and Electricity Systems: Co-generation and District Heating and Cooling Solutions for a Clean Energy Future

Publication date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Author: 
International Energy Agency‌ (IEA)
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Relevant for: 
Worldwide
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This report highlights two underutilized but fully implementable technologies that efficiently integrate heat and electricity systems, provide flexibility and enhance energy security. It examines what restricts co‑generation and efficient district heating and cooling systems that can help de-carbonize the energy system.