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14:52 Mar 9, 2017
English to German translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation / ORC (Organic Rankine Cycle)
English term or phrase: heat-powered
I'm translating a brochure concerning ORC machines and I'm having trouble translating "heat-powered" in the next sentence (and Google isn't really helpful on this one): "The ORC units are heat-powered by hot water, low-pressure steam or thermal oil coming from a variety of heat sources." I know what is meant but the best I come up with is leaving out "heat-powered" and replace it with "[...] werden von Energie versehen durch [...]".

There has to be a better way to put this... Any help is much appreciated!
Astrid Lombaert
Local time: 15:03

Summary of answers provided
3 +1wärmebetrieben
Regina Eichstaedter

Discussion entries: 8



9 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1

mit Wärme betriebene... ORC-Anlagen

Regina Eichstaedter
Local time: 15:03
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 8

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agree  Bernhard Islinger: Yes - there are more google links using this term
2 days 4 mins
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