District heating supply slightly down in 2017
The energy supply via district heating networks fell slightly last year in Germany. Operators supplied roughly 161 terawatt hours of heat, a decline of 0.6 percent, according to the statistics office Destatis. “The main energy sources for district heating in 2017 were natural gas (47%), hard and brown coal (28%) and waste (14%).” Private households used 35 percent, industry 31 percent, and utilities 19 percent.
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