Modernisation of the district heating grid on the left bank districts of Szczecin

Modernisation of the district heating grid on the left bank districts of Szczecin

Company: Szczecińska Energetyka Cieplna

Status: completed

Implementation time frame: November 2012 - November 2015

Project total value: PLN 89,7 MM

Source of funding: National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management, under the Infrastructure and Environment Operational Programme, measure 9.2 “Efficient energy distribution”

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Project objectives:

  • Increase security of supply of system heat
  • Improve air quality in the city of Szczecin and its region
  • Reduce heat losses in the process of heat transmission to consumers

Project benefits:

  • Improve quality of life in the city of Szczecin and its outskirts by reducing carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere from municipal CHP plants by approx. 12,000 tonnes annually
  • Reduce the number of faults of the district heating network in Szczecin

Tasks completed:

  • Reconstructed end-of-life segments of the underground district heating network of a total length of more than 21.2 km, replacing the existing pipes with state-of-the-art pre-insulated ones.
  • Replaced thermal insulation in overhead network segments of a total length of more than 6.5 km.