Technology and partner news

Hargassner: product range extension Cluster-News: July 2018

The wood log boiler Neo-HV is the further development of Hargassner’s 1/2M gasifier HV. The unit’s new design includes a tiltable display. Optimised combustion processes allow good processing of diverse types of wood and humidity levels and reduce emissions to a minimum. The integrated draught fan with EC-motor allows electricity savings. A premium version is also available (stainless steel, automatic ceramic ignition and LED lighting in the filling chamber). The Nano-PK series is also available as Nano-PK PLUS (including condensing technology).

Partner: Hargassner GmbH

Internorm: sales growth and digitalisation Cluster-News: July 2018

Internorm International once again recorded significant growth in the 2017 financial year. Sales increased by 3 %, reaching 331 million Euro, and incoming orders increased by 4 %. In the new financial year, Internorm is again investing around 24 million Euro. One focus is on digitalisation: sales documents will be enriched with augmented reality and virtual reality will be introduced at trade fairs.

Partner: Internorm International GmbH

Energiewerkstatt Verein: webcams for monitoring wind turbines Cluster-News: July 2018

The Energiewerkstatt association provides the HQWindCam 3.0 for the monitoring of measuring systems. The camera has been used in projects under extreme conditions and has been successfully tested for wind energy. In many applications, the high-resolution picture quality is an advantage. For applications with other optical requirements (wind farm panoramas, construction site supervision) the option of long exposure is available.

Partner: Energiewerkstatt Verein

Energy professionals of tomorrow Cluster-News: July 2018

Together with Berufsschule 8, the vocational school for heating installers, the OÖ Energiesparverband/Cleantech Cluster organised five technical site visits to cluster partner companies. Under the title "energy professionals of tomorrow", a total of 217 students participated in the events and visited the companies Gasokol, Guntamatic, ÖkoFEN, Fröling, ETA, KNV, Hargassner and Solarfocus. The site visits offered students the opportunity to ask specific questions on-site and make contacts with the companies.

Link: www.ctc-energy.at

Partner: OÖ Energiesparverband

Innovation forum on energy-efficient manufacturing Cluster-News: July 2018

The Innovation Forum organised by the OÖ Energiesparverband informed participants on how to systematically identify energy efficiency potentials in manufacturing companies. It presented innovative solutions for increasing efficiency and using renewable energy sources for manufacturing in various industries (i.e. metal processing, mechanical and automotive engineering and plastics).

Info: Further information (in German)

Partner: OÖ Energiesparverband

Upper Austria’s Energy Performance Contracting programme extended until 2020 Cluster-News: July 2018

The region of Upper Austria extended its Energy Contracting Program (ECP) until the end of 2020. Projects can receive funding of up to 75,000 Euro with funding rates of max. 40 % depending on the type of project. Over 200 projects have already been funded. Funding is available for investments of 50,000-250,000 Euro eligible costs.

Link:  www.energiesparverband.at (in German)

Partner: OÖ Energiesparverband

Ziegelwerk Eder: "EnergieGenie" for V50 filled brick Cluster-News: January 2018

Ziegelwerk Eder received the "EnergieGenie" innovation prize in 2017 for its new product: the Eder V50 with integrated insulation material (U=0.12 W/m²K). The mineral wool flakes bear the "RAL" seal of quality for mineral wool products that are thermal-insulating, non-combustible and sound-absorbing. The brick casing was also awarded the international quality label "natureplus" for sustainable and high-quality building materials.

Partner: Ziegelwerk Eder GmbH & Co KG

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