Information on the current situation on the district heating market 

The current political situation strongly impacts the already tense and volatile energy market. The procurement costs that all energy suppliers have to pay for electricity and also for natural gas have sky rocketed in recent weeks. 

We are currently receiving an increasing number of questions about price developments, security of supply and the current energy market situation. We have therefore summarised the most important questions and answers regarding these topics here.

Price brake on heat

In order to release customers from the burden of high energy prices, the federal government has decided on price brakes for electricity, natural gas and heat.

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The VAT on gas and district heating will be reduced to 7% from 1st of October 2022 until 31st of March 2024. 

We will pass on the reduction in full to our customers. 

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Green district heating for the region

The Thuringian climate act obliges all heat suppliers to develop a way of transformation aiming at a nearly CO2-free heat supply until 2040. How the district heating for Jena, Pößneck, Hermsdorf and Blankenhain will turn green, you can find out here.

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Facts and figures  analytics

19 Mio. tons CO2

According to conservative estimates, this amount could be saved annually by using waste heat in district heating networks and by reconnecting previously individually supplied buildings.

Source: AGFW 


the district heating in Jena, Hermsdorf, Pößneck and Blankenhain is to be generated completely without CO2-emissions.

0,3 primary energy factor Jena

Since our district heating in Jena is generated almost exclusively with the highly efficient method of combined heat and power generation and additionally uses renewable energy sources, a particularly low primary energy factor has been determined and confirmed.

General and contact information for people in socially vulnerable situations 

Should you worry or fear no longer being able to cover incurring (energy)-costs, it might be possible to receive benefits to cover subsistence costs via the jenarbeit - job center of the city of Jena or via the social services department of the city of Jena.

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heating costs

Whether tenant or owner - everyone can reduce their heat consumption and save heating costs with just a few simple measures.

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market situation

We have put together the latest news regarding the security of supply as well as information on the market situation on a webpage. 

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 Current news on the market situation

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