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.
He had worked for more than 20 years in Hamburg’s environmental and energy administration and was heading the units for renewable energies, energy-efficient buildings and new energy technologies. He also was involved in the foundation and market entry of the state-owned utility HAMBURG ENERGIE GmbH, the recommunalisation of power grids and the development of 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