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5GDHC network in Bedburg-Kaster (Ressourcenschutzsiedlung)

On this page you find facts and figures about the 5GDHC network in Bedburg (Ressourcenschutzsiedlung Kaster). The network has a length of 1.88 km. In total, 110 buildings are supplied by the heat network. The 5GDHC network is operated by E.ON Energy Solutions .

Facts and figures about the cold heat network in Bedburg (Ressourcenschutzsiedlung Kaster)

Uninsulated plastic pipes are used for the heating network. The network does not only supply the buildings with heat to operate the decentralized heat pumps, but also with cooling energy, e.g. for room air conditioning. If heating and cooling demands occur simultaneously, these can be balanced within the 5GDHC network (see also demand balancing in 5GDHC networks). The primary energy factor of the heat supply is 0.49. The district comprises new construction areas only. Every building of the district is free to decide whether to connect to the heating network or not; there is no obligation to connect. Detailed data of the 5GDHC network in Bedburg (Ressourcenschutzsiedlung Kaster) is listed in Table 1.

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Table 1: Facts and figures about the anergy network in Bedburg (Ressourcenschutzsiedlung Kaster)
District Ressourcenschutzsiedlung Kaster
Country Germany
City / location Bedburg
Year of commissioning 2022
Operator E.ON Energy Solutions
Network temperatures W: 45-50, S: 12-15 °C
Supplied buildings 110
Network length 1.88 km
Primary energy factor 0.49
Share of new building area 100 %
Heat generation capacity (energy hub) 425 kW
Pipe type Plastic pipe (uninsulated)
Heat sources Shallow geothermal energy
Ambient air
Waste water heat
Cooling supply through thermal network Yes
Obligation to connect to network No
Owner of decentral heat pumps Heat network operator
Billing boundary for delivered heat Condenser of the heat pump (building side)
Price model for heat supply Base price (€/year)
Energy price (€/kWh)
Price model for cold supply Base price (€/year)
Energy price (€/kWh)
Buildings receiving compensation for heat feed-in No
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