News Digest Item
09 Nov 2018

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.

Read the press release in English here.

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