Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus – Senftenberg

The BTU Cottbus is an internationally recognised, innovation-oriented technical university for research and teaching in the state of Brandenburg, Germany.

  •  Interdisciplinary research and academic staff represent experiences in architecture, civil engineering, urban planing and industrial engineering
  • Project processing and cooperation experiences on local, state, national and european scale

Competencies and experiences for the LowTEMP project

  • Urban energy use and efficiency
  • Energy and climate action plans
  • Carbon emission monitoring
  • Influence of urban redevelopment and renewal on technical infrastructure systems
  • Transformation of urban energy systems
  • Waste water disposal
  • Public services in rural areas

Main role and activities in the LowTEMP project

The main role of the BTU is to develop Pilot Energy Strategies for communities participating in LowTEMP. They focus on situational and energy-related development goals of the respective municipalities and serve as guidelines for developing energy strategies at other locations. BTU brings in experiencees in the field of cost estimation and the determination of the profitability of district heating systems. Another main task will include lifecycle cost analyses and the development of calculation methods to identify “funding gaps” to allow financing of larger investments in low temperature supply.




Chair of Urban Technical Infrastructure



Konrad-Wachsmann-Allee 4, 03046 Cottbus, Germany


WP leader Pilot Energy Strategies


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