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13 - 15 October 2020 // Nuremberg, Germany

Chillventa Newsroom

News of the industry

  • BMWi: More secure and more affordable: Federal Government makes energy transition fit for the future

    The German Federal Government has launched a comprehensive package of legislation, setting the course for continuing success in the energy transition. The Federal Government adopted the draft Omnibus Energy Act on 5 November 2018. The legislation aims to implement key points in the coalition agreement – and particularly the targeted, efficient and market-oriented expansion of renewable energy. For this reason, in addition to the auctions for onshore wind and photovoltaics already scheduled, there will be special auctions to expedite the expansion.

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  • Daikin: Acquisition of Austrian Refrigerating and Freezing Showcases Manufacturer AHT

    Expanding Products Covering Cold Chain and Bolstering Integration of Refrigeration Systems with Air Conditioning: Daikin Industries, Ltd. (Headquarters: Osaka, Japan) has reached an agreement for the acquisition of AHT Group (Headquarters: Austria), a leading company in the commercial refrigeration market in Europe. The transaction value is 881 million euro. Through its subsidiary Daikin Europe N.V., (Headquarters: Belgium) Daikin will obtain all company shares from Bridgepoint (Headquarters: United Kingdom), the Private Equity shareholder of AHT Group. Completion of the acquisition is planned for January 2019 after conclusion of all necessary procedures.

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  • Results of the new study : ENERGY EFFICIENCY STATE

    As an extension of the study published in 2014, AFCE publishes here the final report of this independent study launched end of 2017 entitled energy efficiency of possible alternatives . The study has been carried out by experts from EREIE – CEMAFROID and CITEPA. This study considers only pure refrigerants or mixtures with a standardized number according to the latest update of ASHRAE 34. The comparison of the proposed options is based on the feedback of the owners and operators referred to facilities using these alternatives, on guarantees from equipment manufacturers or on publications (journals, conference papers) submitted to a steering committee. The many sectorial summary sheets published alongside the report allow end-users or installers to find out quickly, on a single sheet, solutions for each application domains and to make a choice thanks to a multicriteria indicator that graphically represents the 6 technical and economical parameters in order to highlight the advantages and disadvantages of each option.

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  • BMU: Germany to double pledge for Green Climate Fund

    At the beginning of the 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in Katowice, German Environment Minister Svenja Schulze and German Development Minister Gerd Müller announced that Germany would double its pledge for the Green Climate Fund, committing new funding of 1.5 billion euro.

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