Adolf gottfried tonwerke gmbh and the leading clean-tech company orcan energy, which manufactures solutions for the use of industrial waste heat, were awarded a prestigious industry prize for their innovative waste heat project in the energy-intensive extraction and refining of raw materials for the ceramics industry. According to a press release, the project received the energy efficiency award in the "energiewende 2" category.0" awarded by the german energy agency (dena) in the course of its energy transition congress in berlin.
Adolf gottfried tonwerke gmbh is a family-owned company from grobheirath that specializes in the extraction and processing of raw materials for the ceramics industry. The company has installed an exhaust gas heat exchanger specially designed for the application. The jury based its decision on the fact that adolf gottfried tonwerke gmbh, in collaboration with orcan energy, had not only succeeded in making the waste heat from an energy-intensive firing process useful, but had also demonstrated an innovative way of successfully utilizing dust-laden exhaust gases