is an institution which promotes rational use of
energy, efficient energy transformation and renewable energy sources. It is
also competent in realising projects in these sectors and develops models for
financing and operating with the aim to realise potentials for energy saving
and climate protection.
Since 1998, when the Ministry of Agriculture established the information
and consulting centre BEN (Bioenergie Niedersachsen),
the focus on biomass has grown.
about modern automatic boilers (200 to 2,000 kW) for wood energy e.g. for
schools, swimming-pools, hospitals, district heating networks.
- Seminars and
calls for tender for construction and operation of biomass heating plants.
- Evaluation of
studies from others e.g. energy supply companies.
Region of operation and fields of application
- Target groups are municipalities (about 70% of clients), forestry, industry and energy supply companies.
References and publications
study, planning and realisation of wood storage and boiler (350 kW) in the school of Wathlingen (near Celle, Niedersachsen).
study about a municipal district heating network (wood chips, 2 MW) in Norden (Niedersachsen, near the North Sea).
- Seminars during
the international fairies Lignaplus 1999
and 2001 (with conference report).