News Digest Item
30 Oct 2018

Waste heat from copper mill will heat Hamburg neighbourhood

Die Welt

For the first time in Germany, the waste heat from a copper mill will be used to heat a neighbourhood in the city of Hamburg, reports Jörn Lauterbach in Die Welt. A 3.7-kilometre pipeline with a capacity of 60 megawatt will transport hot water resulting from industrial production at the Aurubis plant. “Using this heat prevents more than 20,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year,” according to Aurubis.

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