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Cost-efficiently modernising heating networks

In the last thirty years, the population of Duisburg has declined by more than one-fifth with a simultaneous reduction in the heating requirement. On behalf of the municipal utility company, an engineering company has investigated how the heat supply can be adapted to this development. The BINE-Projektinfo brochure “Future heating supply designed” (16/2015) describes possible scenarios.  more...
 
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Simulating the European electricity grid in 2050

Similar to railway lines and motorways, the electricity grid provides one of the lifelines of industrial society in Germany. In both the national and European electricity grid, the power plant landscape is changing and the proportion of wind and solar power is growing. This requires a new and optimised grid infrastructure. The BINE Projektinfo brochure “Electricity grid with strong genes” (15/2015) presents a software program that simulates the most cost-effective electricity grid at the highest voltage level in 2050. The program evaluates the interim results and only continues the computation with the best variants.  more...
 
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Using renewable energy in heating networks more efficiently

Thanks to the year-round, continuous heating requirement placed on them, heating networks provide favourable prerequisites for utilising renewable energies. However, until now excessively high return temperatures and flow rates in the networks have prevented them from making a greater contribution. The BINE-Projektinfo brochure “Efficiently using district heating” (14/2015) presents various technical approaches for improving the conditions for geothermal and solar heat sources in heating networks. To this end, low-temperature systems have been further developed and optimised.  more...
 
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Drilling like lightning

95% of the geothermal water resources in Germany are situated in crystalline rock. Existing drilling methods, however, are only able to advance slowly though this hard rock and the drill bits wear out quickly. The BINE Projektinfo brochure “Electric impulses fragment hard rock” (13/2015) presents an alternative drilling procedure. Here, a high-voltage impulse fragments the rock. This method causes little wear to the drill bits and enables up to 30% lower drilling costs.  more...
 
 

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