Components of the Energy Hub

ehub combines all the components related to the production, conversion, transportation and storage of energy of Empa's demonstration plattforms NEST and move.

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Component / Network

Parameter

  Living area 2200 m2
  Work area 1300 m2
  Leisure area 250 m2
 
Max. 6 Heat pumps 100 kWth; 25 kWth; approx. 4 x 3 kWth
2 Geothermal probes each 260 m
1 Thermal pipe 12 m
3 Thermal buffers each 2000 L
2 Batteries each 100 kWh
7 Supercondensers total 5 kWh
Max. 7 PV and thermal collectors total approx. 160 kWp
 
1 EV filling station 44 kW
1 CNG filling station 240 bar
2 Hydrogen filling station 350 bar; 700 bar
1 Electrolyzer 200 kW
2 Compressor systems total 30 kW
1 Fuel cell 3 kW
1 Ice storage unit 65 m3
4 Thermal networks at various levels Hot, medium, low and cryogenic temperature networks
4 Electrical networks Normal, secondary, emergency and emergency lighting network
1 Hydrogen network 600 mbar
1 Natural gas network 65 mbar
1 Compressed air network  
2 Glass fiber networks Technical network; resident network
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