Great and exciting conclusion of our lead project in the new Climate Lab in Vienna-Spittelau. The district heating network of tomorrow was already tested today with ThermaFLEX. The large-scale research project demonstrated with concrete solutions how the existing heat pipe infrastructure can be efficiently used and expanded. By integrating local renewable energy sources into the district heating network, the decarbonisation of this sector could be significantly advanced. Based on demonstration projects with 28 partners in Styria, Salzburg and Vienna, it was shown that large-scale implementations are also possible in a relatively short time.
The results were presented at a final event by the project coordinator Green Energy Lab and the project management AEE INTEC as well as representatives of the funding bodies and project partners. With a project volume of around 4.6 million euros, the ThermaFLEX research project was one of the largest projects to date in the “Vorzeigeregion Energie” programme of the Climate and Energy Fund and the largest to date in the Austrian district heating sector.
Thanks to ALL project partners for their work over the past four years.
To the press release: Presseaussendung OTS.