VALOR advised Caverion, Arina and Oulun Energia in the development of a new strategic concept that utilizes the condensation heat from stores’ refrigerator systems. This concept enables the production of carbon-neutral district heating in the local network. The expansion of this concept could mean an efficiency improvement in district heating production of up to 5%, and a 10% decrease in the carbon dioxide emissions created by district heating production nationally.
Caverion is a technology provider that specializes in user-friendly and energy-efficient building systems. They design, install, maintain, and update all the technical systems of properties. Sustainable and ecological development drive how Caverion operates. In this project, Caverion was the technology provider for the concept.
Osuuskauppa Arina is a customer-owned Finnish network of companies in the retail and service sectors, based in Northern Finland. They have around 170 service points and 2,700 employees. Arina is part of S-Group. In this project, Arina was the initial store location provider for the pilots.
Oulun Energia is the leading energy company in Northern Finland. They employ nearly 400 energy professionals, and their operations cover the entire value chain of the energy industry, from the production of raw materials, energy and heat to sales and distribution. In this project, Oulun Energia was the energy provider.
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