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Definition: Derived heat (Code 5200)


Derived heat covers the total heat production in heating plants and in combined heat and power plants. It includes the heat used by the auxiliaries of the installation which use hot fluid (space heating, liquid fuel heating, etc.) And losses in the installation/network heat exchanges. For autoproducing entities (= entities generating electricity and/or heat wholly or partially for their own use as an activity which supports their primary activity) the heat used by the undertaking for its own processes is not included.
Joint International Energy Agency/Eurostat/United Nations Economic Commission For Europe annual questionnaire on renewables and wastes