Nordic Heat is an independent peer-to-peer training, advisory, resource pooling and business innovation service aiming to support the development of District Energy, Energy from Waste (EfW) and Waste Management solutions in Europe and beyond.
Founded in 2014 by a group of municipality owned energy operator in Sweden; all with more than 50 years of experience in installing and operating profitable district energy schemes in a deregulated energy market.
Öresundskraft is one of Sweden’s largest energy companies and it is fully owned by the Council of Helsingborg, which represents the fourth largest population area in Sweden. The company focuses on the sale and distribution of energy (electricity, district heating and cooling, natural gas) as well as broadband networks and alternative fuel. The company is also strongly engaged in environmental protection and has been actively working towards the developments of sustainable energy networks. Together with neighbouring municipal energy companies, Öresundskraft has helped build the longest district heating pipeline in Sweden, which today covers 29,5km and links the city of Helsingborg with Lund and Landskrona.
Tekniska verken is a municipal energy company and serves around 260,000 private and business customers in the region of Linköping, South Sweden. Services include electricity, lighting, water, district heating, district cooling, waste management, broadband, biogas, efficient energy solutions as well as electricity trading.
The company focuses heavily on resource efficiency and Energy from Waste. In relation to district heating, sorted household and industrial waste plays a key role in the company’s energy system. For example, at the Gärstad plant, waste from over thirty municipalities and recycling companies is incinerated for energy recovery. Currently, more than 90 percent of the households in Linköping are heated by district heating and less than five percent of household waste goes to landfill.