Project description

The Preetzer Bürger Energie Genossenschaft (PreBEG) would like to supply certain streets in Preetz with heat. Every owner of those streets can become a member of the cooperative. The heat is generated by solar energy and combustion of wood chips as well as a small amount of waste heat from a biogas plant (15%). It is generated from renewable energy sources and saves 3000 tons of carbon dioxide per year. So far, about 170 members are taking 62% of the heat produced and reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 95%.

Project type

  • Renewable heat source


  • District heating network
  • 60% wood, 20% solar, 15% biogas, 5% natural gas

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Ihlsol 11a, 24211 Preetz, Germany


54.22777, 10.27961