Environmentally friendly holidays in energy
Electricity from renewable energy sources
Sustainability ensures an environmentally friendly holiday in Saalbach. All energy at the Bachgut is gained from the following energy sources: sun, water and ground. Learn more about the respective procedures of energy generation:
Sun – energy through photovoltaic
Photovoltaic is the direct conversion from sun energy to electric energy. The Bachgut houses two photovoltaic system producing 6,000 kWh and 23,400 kWh. This saves 3.9 and 15.21 tons of CO2!
Water – energy through water power station
The drinking waters pipes of the Bachgut were made from pressure-durable tubing allowing for the installation of a drinking water turbine in the high-level tank in the valley. Thus, the Bachgut not only has its own supply of drinking water, but also its own drinking water power station generation power day and night via a Pelton turbine.
Annual energy generation: 45,000 kW - CO2 savings of 29.25 tons
Ground – energy through biomass power station
The thermal energy needed at the Bachgut is generated by a woodchip or pellets furnace.
Annual requirement: approx. 250 cubic metres
Wood supply for woodchips: own forest / Waldgemeinschaft Saalbach Hinterglemm
Heat producer: Hargasser woodchip boiler 2 x 100 kW
Heatspreader: district heating network to
- Heustadl 8 kW
- Alpine chalets Bachgut 70 kW
- Bachgut main house 100 kW
- Bachgut Jagdhaus 10 kW
As you can see, an environmentally friendly holiday in Saalbach is not a distant utopia. Spend your next holidays in a sustainable manner and relax even more. Retain your place in the sun today.