Brakerøya Energy Plant

Drammen city is expanding and a new hospital shall be constructed at Brakerøya. The new hospital has a substantial demand for heating and cooling. Norsk Energi has carried out a feed study to assess process design, heat pump technology, the need for area in the energy plant and so on.

The new energy plant is planned with 2 x 8MW heat pumps and 2 x 1,3MW cooling machines. The heat pumps is using seawater as a heat source. In addition one is planning to utilize waste heat from the cooling machines and emergency electricity generators. The feed study includes:

  • Process calculations and conseptual PID drawings
  • 3D lay out and piping design
  • Evaluation of heat pump technologies
  • Infrastructure and piping in the ground around the facility
  • Design of seawater piping syste
  • Safety analysis
  • Environmental considerations and applications to authorities
  • Budgeting

Project facts

  • Client

    Drammen fjernvarme

  • Period


  • Field

    District heating

  • Scope

    Feed study
    2 x 8 MW HP


  • Sven Danielsen
    Sven Danielsen

    Head of department
    +47 22 06 18 28
    +47 92 06 39 85
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