|Hall 2 - Thursday 11 April 2024
(Montage Green Energy Lab)
|Innovations in Green Heating & Cooling
This session will highlight near-market innovations in district heating systems, showcasing their potential to significantly boost efficiency and flexibility. These advancements are pivotal in accelerating the decarbonization of the entire heating and cooling sector.
Hosted by Green Energy Lab, Austria's largest innovation lab for the research and demonstration of sustainable energy applications, numerous solutions for the greening of heating and cooling systems are being developed and put to the test. Approximately 60 research projects are underway, focusing on developing, refining, and testing technologies
and processes for a renewable energy system. These projects are set to offer scalable and transferable model solutions, applicable at national, European, and global levels.
Green Energy Lab is a research initiative funded by the Climate and Energy Fund of the Austrian federal government. The core region of the innovation lab comprises the four Austrian provinces Styria, Burgenland, Lower Austria, and Vienna with around five million individual consumers, around two thirds of Austria’s pv production, and almost the entire wind power generation capacity.
Welcome and Introduction
Dr. Christian Kurz, Green Energy Lab, AT
Spatial Energy Planning – Steering Transition of Regional Energy Systems
Alexander Rehbogen, SIR, AT
Transforming District Heating: Efficiency, Competitiveness, Resilience – The DeRiskDH Concept in a nutshell
Bernhard Mayr, AIT, AT
Increasing flexibility in district heating systems – elements and solutions from the ThermaFLEX project
Joachim Kelz, AEE INTEC, AT
AbSolut – Integration of Absorption Technologies in District Heating and Cooling Systems for Enhanced Economic and Ecological Impact
Carina Seidnitzer-Gallien, AEE INTEC, AT
Photo: Fraunhofer ISE - Solar Heat Europe – Air collectors for cooling installation in Freiburg-Germany
| Hall 4 - Wednesday 10 April 2024
100% RHC Event 2024
The European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC-ETIP) brings together stakeholders from the biomass, geothermal, solar thermal, heat pump, district heating and cooling, and thermal storage sectors to define a common strategy for increasing the use of renewable energy technologies for heating and cooling and phasing out fossil fuels.