Submitted by: Wien Energie Fernwärme
Implemented country: Austria
Title: District cooling center Spittelau
Vienna has the railing of the heating energy Abfallverwertungsanalage Spittelau established a central district cooling, and in July 2008 included the supply of district cooling. The special feature is the use of existing resources for the production of cold, because in the recycling of waste generated and electricity used for heat. If this heat is not used for cooling, it is released to the environment unused. The heat generated in the central district cooling refrigeration is supplied without great loss of district cooling pipes to the customers. Apart from the ecological reference cooling, customers have the advantage in their own building no longer need to refrigeration.