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energy innovation austria - Issue 4/2016

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Innovations for the city of tomorrow - Smart strategies, technologies and system solutions from Austria


In 2012 the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund launched the publication series “energy innovation austria”. These publications (published four times a year) provide insight into the Austrian energy research and present new concepts and innovative products in the field of forward-looking energy technologies. The articles are based on research projects funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Climate and Energy Fund.


The current issue covers a variety of articles which include:


  • Innovations for the Smart City - National and international activities
  • GrünPlusSchule - Plants on buildings and Photovoltaic (PV) modules
  • Kolpinghaus Salzburg - In transit to an energy-surplus building
  • P2H-Pot - Potentials for power-to-heat in urban areas
  • Open Heat Grid - Using waste heat from industry in hybrid grids
  • Rosa Zukunft - Buildings as interactive participants in a Smart Grid
  • Flagship project - Smart City Demo Aspern
  • Smart City Salzburg - Pioneering strategies and projects
  • Urban pv+geotherm - Producing energy sustainably in the city
  • Storing heat in structural elements - Buildings as energy storage facilities
  • Smart Services - Business models for resource-optimated urban energy systems
  • Strombiz - Business models for generating and distributing electricity locally
  • Interview with an expert

To download the publication, please click on the link below.