Under the supervision of

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is an intergovernmental organisation which acts as energy policy advisor to 28 member countries in their effort to ensure reliable, affordable and clean energy for their citizens.  

With the support of


The United Nations environment, UN environment’s mission is “to provide leadership and encourage partnership in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing, and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.”

Euroheat & Power

Euroheat & Power is the international association representing the District Heating and Cooling (DHC) sector in Europe and beyond, covering all aspects related to District Heating and District Cooling and related energy sources and technologies including Combined Heat and Power (CHP). Euroheat & Power unites 23 national District Energy associations and has individual members (utilities, equipment suppliers and research institutes) in more than 32 countries.


The International District Energy Association (IDEA) is a non-profit trade association founded in 1909 to facilitate the exchange of information among district energy professionals. It promotes energy efficiency and environmental quality through the advancement of district heating, district cooling and cogeneration and actively lobby to secure favourable policies, legislation and regulations for district energy.