Danish district heating exports hindered by Russia and Germany

Although Denmark's exports of district heating technologies have grown by vast amounts since 2010, the progress is not entirely satisfactory. However, a German comeback offers hope for the future.

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The Danish district heating industry must either travel far or remain very close to home when engaging in sales meetings with potential export customers. The largest markets for the industry are located in Germany, China, Sweden, and Norway, according to the district heating sector's new statistics for employment and exports, compiled by Damvad.

The statistics show that the district heating sector exported for DKK 6.7 billion (EUR 900 million) in 2016. This is a slight drop after the record year 2015 in which the industry reached DKK 7 billion.

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