The carbonisation plant at the thyssenkrupp rothe erde site in Lippstadt is unique in its dimension nationwide and integrates negative emission technology in a German industrial group for the first time. The heat generated in the pyrolysis process covers around 40% of the heat demand on site.
thyssenkrupp rothe erde expands production in India
The production facility in Nashik in western India, which has been in operation since 2007, can produce an additional 1,300 blade bearings per year. The bearings have a diameter of up to five metres and can be used as blade bearings in both onshore and offshore wind turbines.
The "Weltzeituhr" on Alexanderplatz in Berlin has been turning for over 50 years. Since its inauguration in 1969, it has been running almost continuously, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In 2015, it was listed as a historical monument and with it the technology, including a large-diameter antifriction bearing.