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Xavier Dubuisson from XD Sustainable Energy Consulting visited Kolding, Billund, Aarhus and Aalborg to learn from EU district heating experts and work with his SmartReFlex partners on Irish district heating projects. The study trip also included a visit to the Legoland solar district heating system in Billund.

Xavier attended the 4th International Solar District Heating  Conference which took place in Billund where he represented the EU SmartReFlex project which aims at supporting the development of 100% renewable district heating in emerging market, such as Ireland.

He then met with his SmartReFlex colleagues at the Danish District Heating Association and PlanEnergi in Kolding and Aarhus respectively, to review the case studies and feasibility studies undertaken by XD Consulting on district heating projects in Co. Kerry, Ireland.

Finally, he presented some of the heat mapping work recently completed as part of SmartReflex project at the 2nd International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating Conference  which was held in Aalborg on 22nd and 23rd September. Click on image for the full presentation.


Xavier’s study visit to Denmark in the framework of SmartReFlex was a unique opportunity to get an insight into state-of-the-art smart, renewable district heating systems, and the huge contribution they make towards the decarbonisation of the energy system in Denmark. He is also very grateful to his SmartReFlex colleagues and other international experts he met along the way, for their welcome and generous sharing of expertise and know-how.