April 8, 2022
RÖKONA Textilwerk GmbH in Tübingen welcomed Baden-Württemberg Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann, Tübingen’s Lord Mayor Boris Palmer and District President Klaus Tappeser for a visit this past Friday. Their visit focused on the production of the award-winning sustainable product group RE:SPACE, the RTO (regenerative thermal oxidation) facility connected to Tübingen’s district heating system and the issue of energy in general.
Last Friday, Minister-President Winfried Kretschmann, Tübingen’s Lord Mayor Boris Palmer and District President Klaus Tappeser visited RÖKONA Textilwerk GmbH to observe the production of sustainable technical textiles and the affiliated RTO, from which heat is stored in Tübingen’s municipal utilities’ district heating system. „RÖKONA is an exemplary company with a focus on the energy transition and environmentally friendly production. Together with Tübingen’s municipal utilities operations, the company makes an important contribution to a climate-friendly, sustainable heating transition,” said Minister-President Kretschmann. He summed up by adding, “Tübingen is always worth a visit.”