Heat potential analysis for the cities of Herten and Herne

Client WFG GmbH

Duration January 2024 – February 2024


As part of the project, IREES is responsible for carrying out the potential analysis for the heating sector in the two cities of Herne and Herten.

Tasks of IREES

  • Determination of future demand for decentralized heat provision. The area under consideration primarily consists of the two urban areas and their “commuter belts”.

  • Analysis of the future technology mix

  • Derivation of realistic development paths with a key focus on the next 5 years as well as a long-term outlook for 2045.



Dr. Jan Steinbach
Dr. Jan Steinbach
Eftim Popovski
Eftim Popovski