In this course, you will explore various practical business models for district heating systems. We will explore various pricing models, government regulations, tariff systems, and strategies related to the connection between pricing and customer's side temperatures. Additionally, we will examine specific district heating models from Estonia, Sweden, and Germany, providing valuable insights into the international context.


Online Course in Zoom


4 Hours


Members of Euroheat & Power -10%


11:00 - 15:00 CET

District heating business models 

Eduard Latõšov (Estonia, Utilitas)
11:00 - 11:45 CET
Introduction to District Heating Business Models based on example from Estonia

This lecture provides an overview of the course and introduces the importance of district heating business models. Participants will gain an understanding of the key components and factors that influence district heating models, setting the stage for in-depth exploration (based on the experience of Estonian district heating network).

Helen Carlström (Sweden, E.ON)
11:45 - 12:45 CET
Pricing Models for District Heating

In this lecture, we will examine different pricing models for district heating systems. Topics include fixed pricing, variable pricing, and innovative pricing structures. Participants will learn how pricing models can impact revenue, consumer behavior, and overall sustainability.

Märt Ots (Estonia, Director of Competition Authority 2008-2022)
13:00 - 14:00 CET
Government Regulations and Policies

This lecture focuses on the role of government regulations in shaping district heating business models. We will discuss regulations related to energy efficiency, environmental standards, subsidies, and incentives. Participants will gain insights into navigating regulatory challenges.

Birger Lauersen (Danish District Heating Association)
14:00 - 15:00 CET
District Heating Models in Denmark

In this comprehensive lecture, we will explore district heating business models in Denmark. Participants will gain insights into the unique approaches, including regulatory frameworks, pricing strategies, and sustainability initiatives.


Our course features highly experienced and knowledgeable lecturers who are experts in their respective fields. Each lecturer brings a wealth of practical experience, academic expertise, and a deep understanding of the subject matter to the classroom. They have a proven track record of delivering engaging and insightful instruction, ensuring that participants receive the highest quality education.

Birger Lauersen

Danish District Heating Association, Manager International Affairs

Helen Carlström

E.ON, Senior manager Growth & Sales

Eduard Latõšov

Utilitas, Head of research

Märt Ots

Estonian Competition Authority director 2008-2022

    The certification included in this course is a testament to our commitment to delivering high-quality education and ensuring that participants possess a recognized and valuable credential. Our certification is meticulously designed to reflect the depth of knowledge and skills acquired throughout the course. It is widely respected and acknowledged within the industry, serving as a mark of distinction and a validation of the participant's expertise in the field of energy efficiency assessment. The certification not only demonstrates proficiency in key concepts and practices but also enhances professional credibility and career opportunities. With our rigorous assessment processes and stringent standards, participants can trust that the certification they earn carries substantial value and recognition in their pursuit of excellence.



Develop and deliver high-quality training courses on district heating and cooling, solar heating, and heating and cooling substations, tailored to the needs of professionals in the energy industry.


Provide participants with a deep understanding of the technical, operational, and economic aspects of district heating and cooling systems, enabling them to implement efficient and sustainable solutions.


Equip participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively integrate solar heating technologies into district heating systems, maximizing the utilization of renewable energy sources.


Enchance participants' understanding of heating and cooling substations, their design principles, and their role in optimizing energy efficiency and system performance.


By partnering with Euroheat & Power and leveraging on the network of DHC experts in its membership, Enerhack aims to provide a comprehensive and impactful training program that addresses the evolving needs of professionals in the district heating and cooling industry.


Foster knowledge exchange and networking among participants, enabling the sharing of best paractices and experiences in the field of district heating and cooling.
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