On April 18, Vinnytsia mayor’s office held a
technical workshop on the development of the district heating system of the
in it were representatives of Vinnytsia enterprises and their colleagues from
experts in the development of power systems shared their experiences,
acquainted with the work of urban heating organizations, and talked about the
strategic planning of energy system development.
In December last year,
representatives of Vinnytsia enterprises operating in the district heating
system for the week acquainted with the work of similar companies in the Kingdom
of Denmark. One
of the organizers of the cooperation, the representative of the Danish Board of
District Heating Pia Zimmermann said that today’s meeting is a return visit,
which is the continuation of dialogue and cooperation.
The representative of Danish
Energy Agency Anders Hasselager said that Denmark began to develop a
centralized heating system from scratch in the 70s of last century, when the
price of oil sharply increased several times. The
country began to look for ways to optimize power consumption, and one of the
steps was the construction of the district heating system, which began using
excess thermal energy of energy plants. Building
adequate infrastructure gave impetus to the development of the district heating
system throughout the country.
According to Anders Hasselager,
today the situation in Ukraine is similar, because gas prices are currently
quite high, but
Ukraine has an extensive district heating system that should be restored.
Mayor of Vinnytsia Ihor Korolchuk said that Vinnytsia utilities that provide heating services to residents through cooperation with various international organizations already have some experience in the modernization of district heating.
general, representatives from more than 10 companies came to Vinnytsia. During
the day, they exchanged experience with their Vinnytsia colleagues on characteristics
of district heating systems in both countries.