Search

1 to 10 of 105
Sort by

Blog Entry
Study in Germany on flexibility of combined geothermal heat and power generation

ThinkGeoEnergy Summary The Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt) of Germany has shared a new study on deep geothermal energy on its website. It examines the extent to which geothermal-based electricity and heat systems can be used to flexibly cover electricity requirements and, above...


Blog Entry
German Firms May Add 134 GW of Capacity by 2030 – BDEW

Montel Summary Germany’s energy sector could add 117 GW of renewables and 17 GW of combined heat and power (CHP) capacity by investing EUR 322bn in the next decade, lobby group BDEW said. But first the government has to cut regulations, the energy lobby group said. The additional capacity...


Blog Entry
Germany’s geothermal sector is struggling to take off

Clean Energy Wire Summary In Munich, south of the city centre along the Isar River, one of the largest geothermal heating plants in Europe is under construction and on schedule to begin supplying 80,000 citizens in the Bavarian capital with heat and cooling services in 2021. The...


Blog Entry
Biomass partnership on horizon for Namibia

The Nambian Summary GERMANY will begin a study to establish a reliable, long-term and sustainable supply chain for purchasing biomass from Namibia on a large scale. In a statement issued by the Namibia Biomass Industry Group (N-BiG) on Tuesday, the group revealed that the prospective...


Blog Entry
How Lenovo is cooling tomorrow’s sustainable supercomputers – with warm water

tahawultech.com Summary As the power demand for high-performance computing (HPC) increases, the chilled solution to avoid overheating thousands of servers turns out to be their own wastewater. The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ) in Munich, Germany, is no ordinary supercomputer. Sure,...


Blog Entry
Swiss heating coop plans to invest $51m in expansion of geothermal district heating

ThinkGeoEnergy Summary Wärmeverbund Riehen, a local heating coop in the Swiss-German border region is looking at expanding its geothermal district heating operations with planned additional drilling and an investment of up to USD 51 million. The local heating cooperation in Riehen , a...


Blog Entry
Uniper, Wärtsilä Join Forces To Develop 105MW Combined Heat And Power Plant

Utilities Summary Technology group Wärtsilä, in consortium with energy provider Uniper, has been contracted to deliver a 105 MW combined heat and power (CHP) gas engine plant to the city of Bremen, Germany. The order was placed by Bremen’s public utility swb Erzeugung GmbH und Co. KG in...


Blog Entry
Connecting engineering and geo-science for a geothermal heating future at RUB

Think GeoEnergy Summary With a closer cooperation of Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Infrastructures and Geothermal Energy and Ruhr University of Bochum, Prof. Dr. Rolf Bracke has been appointed new chair for geothermal energy systems at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Ruhr...


Blog Entry
MAN Energy Wins Turbine Deal for German CHP Plant

Power Engineering Summary A German cogeneration power plant is to reduce its dependency on a nearby coal plant by installing two onsite steam turbines. The combined heat and power plant supplies the city of Leipzig in eastern Germany with electricity and heat, and is currently partly...


Blog Entry
E.ON Unveils Germany’s First-of-a-Kind District Heating and Cooling System

Smart Energy International Summary E.ON and partners have introduced a new low-carbon district heating and cooling service for municipalities in Germany. The mechanism was developed in partnership with Avacon, municipal companies, the real estate industry, as well as research partners such...