Deutsche Bahn ICE – Maintenance depot in Cologne (Nippes)

The maintenance depot is heated or cooled by a system consisting of several heat pump modules (including hydraulics). The used Zent-Frenger system has a cooling capacity of up to 3.9 MW or a heating capacity of ~5 MW.


Project details

  • Type: HPCY

  • Year of Submission: 2018

  • Funding From: Private

  • Continent: Europe

  • Country: Germany

  • City: Cologne

  • Organisation: Zent-Frenger GmbH

  • Sector Of Application: Industrial

  • Renovation: Yes

  • Social Housing: No

  • Industrial: No

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  • Special Consideration: DecarbIndustry

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Remarks: Since Geozent systems are designed based on customer specifications, this system could be combined with other energy sources (air, ice storage, etc.)