Porsgrunn District Heating

The heating central at Herøya in Porsgrunn.

Ownership: 100 %
Production: -
Power: 34.5 MW

The heating central at Herøya in Porsgrunn Municipality in Telemark County utilises waste heat from fertiliser group Yara International's production and is linked to the district heating network in Porsgrunn.

Customers consist of both public and private business interests, in addition to large residential areas. The district heating system provides heating and hot tap water in a variety of buildings in Porsgrunn, as well as pavement heating in the winter. An extra heating central has been established at Kjølnes, Porsgrunn, functioning mainly as a reserve system.