New in Ghent! The Heating Revolution! All together for a climate neutral Ghent! We will recover energy from wastewater through a heat network How? Houses and companies are connected through an underground pipe network. A company in the neighbourhood evacuates its residual heat from wastewater towards the heat network. This enables us to recover the energy that would otherwise be lost. This enables us to recover the energy that would otherwise be lost. Ghent already has four heat networks. Soon to be followed by: ZAWENT! ZA..WHAT??? ZAWENT=Zero wastewater with recovery of energy and nutrients As of 2019 we will recover heat from kitchenwaste and wastewater at the Oude Dokken site. As of 2019 we will recover heat from kitchenwaste and wastewater at the Oude Dokken site. In a first stage we will do this in public buildings, afterwards we will do this in 400 new homes! No gas nor heating oil! Just banana peels, lettuce, tomato and other waste from your meals, even your used shower water … will heat the houses and provide new warm shower water will heat the houses and provide new warm shower water A part of the wastewater is being purified and will be reused for warm water This innovative technology will transform the Oude Dokken site in the Nieuwe Dokken! The heating in the Nieuwe Dokken is a cooperative project with civilian participation. The residents are also guaranteed to have market compatible prices for their heating. Another step closer towards a climate neutral Ghent by 2050! Check the website!