The third generation uses prefabricated, pre-insulated pipes, which are directly buried into the ground and operates with lower temperatures, usually below 100 °C.
A primary motivation for building these systems was security of supply by improving the energy efficiency after the two oil crises led to disruption of the oil supply.
A combination of CHP and centralized heat pumps are used in the Stockholm multi energy system.
This allows the production of heat through electricity when there is an abundance of intermittent power production and cogeneration of electric power and district heating when the availability of intermittent power production is low.
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The second generation was developed in the 1930s and was built until the 1970s.You may notice different prices on our website - these are introductory offers for new customers.If you'd like to discuss your premium please call us on 0330 0247 002*.The heat is often obtained from a cogeneration plant burning fossil fuels or biomass, but heat-only boiler stations, geothermal heating, heat pumps and central solar heating are also used, as well as heat waste from nuclear power electricity generation.District heating plants can provide higher efficiencies and better pollution control than localized boilers.