Developing a single access point for the market uptake of geothermal energy use in multivalent heating and cooling networks across Europe

Project Details


Integrating geothermal energy (source and storage) at its full technological range into heating (and cooling) networks at temperature ranges between

Layman's description

Geological Survey of Austria (AT), e-think (AT), AGH University of Science and Technology (PL), University of Turin (IT), European Geothermal Energy Council (BE), VIA University College (DK), Technical University of Vienna (AT), Technical University of Munich (DE), ENGIE (FR), Geothermal Engineering Ltd. (Associated Partner, UK).

Key findings

Establishing a digital access point for decision making support and consultancy on geothermal energy use in heating and cooling networks
Adapting and upgrading existing datasets and tools for early stage investment decisions and strategic planning of energy suppliers, communities and municipalities
Fostering supportive market frameworks to facilitate future investments into ‘geoHC networks’
Reducing social gaps and barriers to bring ‘geoHC networks’ closer to regional stakeholders across Europe
Empowering future investors and operators of ‘geoHC networks’
Effective start/end date01/10/2201/06/25

Collaborative partners

  • Geological Survey of Austria (lead)
  • e-think Energy Research (Project partner)
  • AGH University of Science and Technology (Project partner)
  • Geothermal Engineering Ltd. (Project partner)
  • European Geothermal Energy Council (Project partner)
  • Vienna University of Technology (Project partner)
  • Technical University of Munich (Project partner)
  • University of Turin (Project partner)


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