Ecotechnology and life-cycle management
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Ecotechnology and life-cycle management



A clean affair: recycling management, environmental technologies and renewable energies

The business areas of renewable energies and energy efficiency offer an economic basis and a broad scientific foundation for development in the Magdeburg region. The same can be said for the field of environmental technology. A number of small and medium-sized enterprises are able and willing to act as cooperation partners and the city is also home to a multitude of partners from science and research thanks to its two universities and many research institutes. One of the largest thermal waste treatment plants with an annual capacity of 650,000 tons is in continuous operation in Magdeburg-Rothensee. In the area of alternative energies, Magdeburg and the region have emerged as an important location for the production of wind power plants.

The main focuses in Magdeburg are:

- the construction and operation of modern wind power plants
- water and recycling management
- biomass utilisation
- fuel cell research
- the waste-to-energy plant in Magdeburg-Rothensee
- the treatment plant for mineral waste and mineral slags