District Cooling gains momentum in Europe

There is a steadily growing demand for air conditioning or comfort cooling in all of Europe, mainly in commercial and institutional buildings. Most cooling is based on electricity to run individual appliances. With Kyoto requirements and global warming to contend with, a substantial increase in use of electricity for cooling is not very helpful. Michel Gauthier tells us about District Cooling from cold seawater, a presentation held at the European Energy Foundation.
Thanks to David Levrat for coordinating this news item.