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5GDHC network in Jülich (Forschungszentrum)

On this page you find facts and figures about the 5GDHC network in Jülich (Forschungszentrum). The network has a length of 0.6 km. In total, 8 buildings are supplied by the heat network. The 5GDHC network is operated by Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH .

Facts and figures about the cold heat network in Jülich (Forschungszentrum)

Insulated steel pipes are used for the heating network. In this district, unlike in other districts, the 5GDHC network is only used to provide heat. A cooling supply is not considered. The share of new construction area in this district is 12.5 %. 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 Jülich (Forschungszentrum) is listed in Table 1.

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Table 1: Facts and figures about the anergy network in Jülich (Forschungszentrum)
District Forschungszentrum
Country Germany
City / location Jülich
Year of commissioning 2022
Operator Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
Network temperatures 20-40 °C
Supplied buildings 8
Network length 0.6 km
Share of new building area 12.5 %
Heat generation capacity (energy hub) 2000 kW
Pipe type Steel pipe (insulated)
Heat sources Combined heat and power plant (CHP)
Waste heat (data center)
Cooling supply through thermal network No
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)
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