Research and Application Status of Energy Conservation in District Energy System and Its Transmission and Distribution Pipeline Network: Review

  • Yuefen GaoEmail author
  • Meng Wang
  • Chengzhi Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


District energy system has superior properties to the distributed energy system in the aspects of energy saving, flexibility of supply and comprehensive utilization of energy. But the energy losses in the process of energy transmission and the initial costs are not negligible. With the development of the new type of cold and hot producing systems, especially the use of renewable energy, the pipe network system and form have changed. The transmission medium is no longer a single substance, and the supplied energy quality is no longer at a fixed grade. Based on the summary of the research and application results in recent years, this paper discusses some energy-saving measures of district energy system and its transmission and distribution network, summarizes and analyses the system monitoring, heat transfer temperature difference, heat load optimization and multi-heat source coordinated control, respectively, and puts forward more appropriate measures to improve energy efficiency in energy transmission and distribution.


District energy system Transmission and distribution network Energy-saving measures 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Energy, Power and Mechanical EngineeringNorth China Electric Power UniversityBaodingChina

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