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Heating energy from thousands of meters below ground: Sursee start-up develops novel drilling method for geothermal energy.

First Prototype

Luzernerzeitung writes: "The new drilling method with which a young company from Sursee wants to advance the use of geothermal energy is supposed to be cost-effective and space-saving. Market entry is planned for 2025." 22.12.2022

"Huge honor": Young entrepreneurs from Sursee win start-up award

Fuze Award

Luzernerzeitung writes: "Large-scale geothermal energy projects are associated with high costs. The two founders Nicola Nyfeller and Oliver Rau are convinced that they have developed a better and more efficient way to tap the underground for geothermal energy." 11.11.2022

Lucerne start-up is working on new drilling technology

fly cutter

KMU- und Gewerbeverband Kanton Luzern writes: "Whether driving a Tesla, streaming Netflix or mining Bitcoin - modern life requires one resource above all: electricity. A partial solution for the energy transition could lie ten kilometres below the earth's surface. A start-up company in Lucerne is working on it." 11/18/2021

HammerDrum  wins «Zentralschweiz innovativ»

innovation award writes: "The developer of the so-called HammerDrum is 31-year-old Nicola Nyffeler. While scrolling through Instagram, the trained agricultural machinery mechanic and mechanical engineer asked himself why tunnels are still being built with the same technology as they have been for over 50 years." I wanted to find a new way of separating out rock" says Nyffeler. The result is a milling machine that combines the maximum power of a hydraulic hammer with the area performance of a rock milling machine - a large-format «hammer drill» so to speak." 07/15/21

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