Dr. Matthias Sandrock is a co-founder and managing director of Hamburg Institut. His consulting is focused on municipal heating strategies and the integration of renewable energies into the heating market.
Through his more than 20 years of work in the state administration of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, he is familiar with the requirements of municipal energy policy. There, as head of department, he was responsible for renewable energies, energy-efficient buildings and new energy technologies and managed the state initiative “Work and Climate Protection” with more than 60 organisations. He was involved with the foundation and market entry of Hamburg Energie GmbH, the remunicipalisation of energy networks and the development of spatial heating concepts.
Matthias Sandrock has many years of experience in the field of solar thermal energy: He has developed and implemented innovative funding models and regulatory instruments and was involved in the development of projects like the first German solar heated district (Hamburg-Bramfeld) and the Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg energy bunker.
He is currently involved in various projects for private companies and public institutions on the integration of renewable energies into the district heating supply. His work comprises research projects as well as consulting and practical support for utilities developing renewable heat projects.
His consulting expertise:
- Energy and climate protection strategies
- Local and district heating systems
- Renewable heat supply
- Solar district heating concepts
- Municipal energy policy