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Sustainable cooling for a warming planet

An energy-efficient alternative to traditional air conditioning

August 2020
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01.

Identification

As the planet warms, global demand for air-conditioning is projected to triple over the next 30 years, much of it in developing countries. Providing cooling is expensive, demanding power generation surges during the day for workplaces and at night and the weekend for residential spaces.

Traditional air conditioning systems are inefficient by design and district cooling is the answer for developers and end-users searching for a sustainable, reliable and highly efficient source of cooling. When applied appropriately, district cooling is more energy-efficient than traditional cooling solutions, more cost-effective for customers, and it reduces peak power requirements. Moreover, district cooling works well with solar and other increasingly common renewable-energy technologies.

Label Date August 2020
By Engie
From France
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Rising awareness

Sectors - Value chain - Application

Sectors
Applications
Design, Power & Produce
Package & Distribute
Use & Efficiency
Valorize & Restore
Value Chain Steps
02.

The environmental benefits

  • Annual electricity savings equate to carbon sequestering capability of a forest twice the size of the country of Bahrain
03.

The Financial benefits

  • Cooling as a service model leads to immediate payback for customers
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Activity Region

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  • Headquarters
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Company Profile

Engie

As a major stakeholder in the international energy industry, ENGIE is focused on its 3 core businesses of Electricity, Natural Gas and Energy Services to support and develop a new vision of energy for the world: sustainable energy available to everyone.

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Headquarters 92400 Courbevoie, France
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Networking Partner

European Union

The EU, through its funding programmes, supports the development of innovations and technologies that help combat climate change, protect the environment and ensure a sustainable development and growth.

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