University of Zilina, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Power Engineering

Regional Scope of the Network

Contact

Prof. Jozef Jandačka, PhD.
Head of the department

E-Mail: jozef.jandacka@fstroj.uniza.sk
Telephone: +421 41 513 2850
Mobile: +421 917 230 222

Radovan Nosek
project manager

E-Mail: radovan.nosek@fstroj.uniza.sk
Telephone: +421 41 513 2863
Mobile: +421 911 432 424

Network Profile

  • Reducing the energy intensity of buildings and technological processes
  • Optimizing energy consumption and waste heat utilization
  • Simulation of heat transfer
  • Measurement of emissions on the heat sources, optimization of heat sources

Network Focus

  • Reducing the energy consumption
  • Efficient use of alternative energy sources
  • Economical use of thermal energy
  • Creating innovations in the fields of our expertise
  • Building up strong cooperation on European level

Network Members

  • Goodtech Recovery Technology AS (energy industry)
  • Silesian University of Technology (specialized in energy and simulations)
  • Clausthal University of Technology (Institute for Energy Process Engineering and Fuel Technology)
  • VSB-Technical University of Ostrava (Energy research center)
  • Municipalities, technology production, education and research universities 

Unique Selling Point

  • Increase deployment of renewable energy sources in practice
  • Increase efficient use of alternative energy sources
  • Simulators of geothermal boreholes 5 m
  • Concentrated Solar Collector
  • The thermostatic chamber 4x4x4m
  • Cryochamber BINDER MKF 720

References

  • 2011 – 2015 – Research on new ways of converting heat from RES to electricity using new advanced thermal cycles – research project
  • 2009 – 2013 – Use of low-potential geothermal heat without forced circulation of the working medium in the depth borehole – research project
  • 2009 – 2011 – BESTPELLETS - Increase the efficiency of production of pellets with using additives – research project
  • 2008 – 2010 – Microcogeneration unit based on burning of solid biomass – research project

Other projects:

  • Local heating and production of electricity powered by biomass,
  • Transfer of the best technologies from the sphere of energy sources,
  • Support of biomass-powered local heating