5th Generation District Heating and Cooling

Realized projects

This map shows pilot projects in which 5th Generation District Heating and Cooling networks has been realized.

List of 5GDHC Projects

Name Operation start Specifications Location Links
Porto piccolo Sistiana 2014 Heat source: Sea water
Installed capacity: 4.5 MW
Network length: 2 km
Trieste, Italy
Geneve-Lac-Nations 2008 Heat source: Lake water
Installed capacity: 4.3 MW
Network length: 6 km
Geneve, Switzerland
La Tour-de-Peilz 2015 Heat source: Lake water
Installed capacity: 18.5 MW
Network length: 15 km
Vevey, Switzerland
Brooke Street 2012 Heat source: Ground
Installed capacity: 0.12 MW
SCOP: 3.2
Derby, United Kingdom
University of Bergen 1995 Heat source: Sea water
Bergen, Norway
Duindorp 2009 Heat source: Sea water
Installed capacity: 2.4 MW
Den Haag, Netherlands
Janseniushof project 2017 Heat source: River/ground water
Installed capacity: 2.4 MW
Leuven, Belgium
Complesso della Torre 2007 Heat source: Sea water
Installed capacity: 7.4 MW
Heated area: 69.000 m2
Savona, Italy
Ospitaletto 2018 Heat source: Ground water
Installed capacity: 1.36 MW
SCOP: 4.14
Network length: 2.3 km
Ospitaletto, Italy
Arsenale nord 2013 Heat source: Sea water/Fossils
Installed capacity: 6 MW
SCOP: 5
Heated area: 115.000 m2
Venice, Italy
Sale Marasino 2014 Heat source: Ground water
Installed capacity: 0.14 MW
SCOP: 4.25
Sale Marasino, Italy
Jardins de la Pala 2012 Heat source: Ground water
Installed capacity: 2 MW
SCOP: 5.8
Heated area: 65.000 m2
Bulle, Switzerland
Saas-Fee 2015 Heat source: Air/ground water
Installed capacity: 0.56 MW
Saas-Fee, Switzerland
Visp-West 2008 Heat source: Excess heat
Installed capacity: 3.5 MW
Network length: 4.2 km
Visp, Switzerland
Brig-Glis 2009 Heat source: Ground water
Brig, Switzerland
Krommen Kelchbach 2013 Heat source: Ground water
Naters, Switzerland
REKA village 2014 Heat source: Multiple
Blatten-Belalp, Switzerland
Oberwald/Obergoms 1994 Heat source: Geostructure
Installed capacity: 1.372 MW
Oberwald, Switzerland
Sedrun 2017 Heat source: Air/Ground
Installed capacity: 1.2 MW
Tujetsch, Switzerland
Rheinfels/Kleinbruggen 2013 Heat source: Multiple
Installed capacity: 2.4 MW
Chur, Switzerland
Suurstoffi 2012 Heat source: Multiple
SCOP: 3.5 MW
Heated area: 165.000 m2
Rotkreuz, Switzerland
Familienheim-Genossescnhaft 2014 Heat source: Excess heat/Ground
Zürich, Switzerland
ETH Campus Hönggerberg 2013 Heat source: Ground
SCOP: 5.8
Installed capacity: 5.5 MW
Zürich, Switzerland
Richti Wallisellen 2014 Heat source: Excess heat/Ground
Zürich, Switzerland
Schallstadt Weiermatten 2019 Heat source: Sewage water
Network length: 0.7 km
Schallstadt, Germany
Neumatten 2009 Heat source: Ground water
Installed capacity: 0.76 MW
March-Hugstetten, Germany
Karl-May-Weg 2013 Heat source: Air/Solar with ice storage
Installed capacity: 0.185 MW
SCOP: 4.7
Network length: 1 km
Fischerbach, Germany
Bodenmais 2013 Heated area: 19 housing units
Bodenmais, Germany
Grüne Höfe 2011 Heat source: Borehole field
(1,200 m2, 29 probes, 111 m in depth) water

Installed capacity: 0.2 MW
Heated area: 3 buildings
Esslingen, Germany
Afrastraße 2018 Heat source: Ground water (105 m3/h)
Heated area: 18.000 m2 (250 housing units)
Friedberg, Germany
Am Vohbach ??? Heat source: Geothermal probes
(60 probes, 50-70 m in depth)

Heated area: 40 housing units
Burheim, Germany
Dollnstein 2014 Heated area: 38 housing units
Dollnstein, Germany
Wüstenrot 2012 Heat source: Ground
Heated area: 40 housing units
Installed capacity: 0.32 MW
SCOP: 4.45
Wüstenrot, Germany
Max-Ernst-Straße 2017 Heat source: Ground Schifferstadt, Germany
Küferweg 2011 Heat source: Ground Mainz, Germany
Biebricher Schlosspark 2011 Heat source: Sewage water
Heated area: 80 buildings
Wiesbaden, Germany
Neubaugebiet Süd (Bad Nauheim) 2021 (planned) Heat source: Geothermal collector field (20.000 m2)
Network length: 13 km
Primary energy factor: 0.46
Bad Nauheim, Germany
Troisdorf 2014 Heat source: Ground water Köln, Germany
Sohnius-Weide 2017 Heat source: Solar/Ground
SCOP: 4.23
Nümbrecht, Germany
Dorsten-Wulfen 1979 Heat source: Ground water
Heat area: 12.240 m2 (71 buildings)
Dorsten, Germany
Stiegelpotte 1994 Heat source: Ground/Fossils Spenge, Germany
Obstanger 2000 Heat source: Air/Ground
Installed capacity: 0.24 MW
Herford, Germany
Ohrberg 2001 Heat source: River
Installed capacity: 0.37 MW
SCOP: 0.47
Ohrberg, Germany
Aurich 2010 Heat source: Excess heat
Installed capacity: 1.5 MW
SCOP: 4.5
Aurich, Germany
Geltinger Bucht 2017 Heat source: Geothermal collector (2.700 m2) with
air source heat pump (42 kW, 5 °C supply temperature)

Heat price: 7 ct/kWh
Heat area: 150 buildings
Network length: 10 km
Primary energy fator: 0.45
Schleswig, Germany
Medicon Village 2016 Heat source: Reversible air source heat pump Malmö, Sweden
mg+ district Heat source: Geothermal heat, waste heat Mönchengladbach, Germany

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