Scope and Topics

The symposium focused on various aspects of high-temperature heat pumps with supply temperatures above 100 °C.

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The symposium covered various aspects of high-temperature heat pumps (HTHP) reaching from technological developments to application specific challenges and the contributions covered aspects from academia and industry.

The symposium covered the following aspects:

  • Technological developments of systems and components, including: 
    • Compressors
    • Working fluids
    • Lubrication
  • Process integration for industrial production facilities and networks
  • Process equipment with integrated heat pump solutions
  • Industrial cases and examples for successful integration of HTHPs
  • End-user perspectives on the decarbonization of process heating
  • Application potential and markets for HTHPs
  • Business models
  • HTHPs in the context of sector integration 

All experts in this field were encouraged to submit an abstract and present their work at the symposium.