SBS is drilling down to 100 m in Lausitz granite
Sächsischer Brunnen- und Spezialtiefbau GmbH, or SBS for short, is regarded as a specialist company in the field of drilling technology for installation of depth probes. The company, which is based south-east of Leipzig, Germany and operates nationwide, uses a drilling unit from Nordmeyer and a type C210TS-21 TurboScrew compressor from CompAir, supplied by HKL Leipzig.
The use of geothermal energy for heating is very important. This is because, unlike heating systems based on burning fossil fuels, unlike solar and wind power and also in contrast to nuclear power, the extraction of geothermal energy does not involve any pollutants at all. It does not depend on the weather or time of year. Geothermal probes are normally installed by SBS at a depth of 50-100 m. Down to a depth of 400 meters is referred to as near-surface geothermal energy.