"Then I say the Earth belongs to each generation during its course, fully and in its right no generation can contract debts greater than may be paid during the course of its existence"

Thomas Jefferson, September 6, 1789
"You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete."

Buckminster Fuller, philosopher, futurist and global thinker (1895 - 1983)
"History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives"

Abba Eban
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Special event: Exploitation of waste heat potentials in Europe

The special event marks waste heat as an important energy source, which should be valorized in existing and future energy systems. The project initiative CE-HEAT rephrases the waste heat as endogenous energy that should be actively recovered when possible and should become an indispensable part of all energy concepts in future. The main objective of the special event is to provide an improved, up-to-date understanding of the fundamentals, principles and practices associated with the operation of waste heat utilization systems.

In broader view, the exploitation of thermal energy as excess energy of industrial processes across Europe will be featured. The event will provide the dissemination of information concerned the exploitation of waste heat potentials in EU and developments in the field of waste heat recovery in specific industrial processes. The efforts of CE-HEAT initiative towards the common Central Europe (CE) waste heat sources cadastre and a waste heat platform will be presented. The event will be wrapped up by the panel discussion leading to the directions for enhancement of investment mechanisms and strategic guidelines for improvement of waste heat utilization in CE space.

More information to CE-HEAT initiative you may find here.

This session will be organized by Interreg Central Europe CE-HEAT project


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