E.on to utilize surplus heat from ESS research facility

The German utility will partner with research facility European Spallation Source in Lund, Sweden.

A coming European research facility in Sweden has found its energy partner. The choice is German utility E.on, which will utilize surplus heat to heat housing in the local area, reveals European Spallation Source in a press release.

"One of the reasons ESS was placed in Lund was our ambitious sustainability goals. We aim, to set a new standard for big science facilities, and recycling our waste heat is key to that. E.ON will be an excellent partner for ESS as we seek to become one of the most environmentally sustainable research centres in the world," says John Womersley, ESS Director General, in a press release.

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