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SPUR Lunchtime Forum: A greener way to keep warm

11:31 AM PDT on April 19, 2010

"The UK government is aiming for an 80 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, and for 20 percent of energy to be sourced from renewables by 2020. As part of the drive towards these goals, they are considering implementing the wide use of district heat networks—centralized sources of space and water heating, the cheapest method of cutting carbon and with one of the lowest carbon footprints of all fossil-generating plants. Michael King, Associate at Combined Heat & Power Association in London and Chairman of Aberdeen Heat & Power Co in Scotland, will share his experience with the process of planning policy and framework necessary for the development, financing and delivery of district heat networks in a market unfamiliar with the technology."

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