12 Dec '12, 10am

UK’s largest single-phase district energy scheme completed in Leicester: Cofely, a GDF SUEZ company, has complet...

The Leicester District Energy Scheme is a 25-year £15mn partnership between Leicester City Council and Cofely District Energy . Spanning six city estates, the system is the largest of its kind in the UK to be installed in one phase. It uses a combination of over 5MW of low carbon gas-fired combined heat and power (CHP) and upgraded biomass boilers, which will help achieve carbon savings of around 12,000 tonnes per year by 2014, Cofely says. It is anticipated these carbon savings will rise to more than 20,000 tonnes per year by 2020. As well as upgraded biomass boilers, the development features a new 3.2MW CHP engine at the University of Leicester , that will also provide heating to several city council buildings including De Montfort Hall, the Town Hall, Moat Community College and Leicester Central Library. It will also provide heat to HMP Leicester. Work to lay the 7km of...

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