MUSE pilot area activities – RESULTS – #1 Ljubljana

Eventful hydrogeological investigations Mitja Janza (GeoZS), 25 March 2021 Goals and results of the field measurements Aim of the hydrogeological investigations was to estimate the geothermal potential of the open-loop system that is planned for the heating of a primaryRead more

MUSE – Closed-loop systems requirements & advantages

Estelle Petitclerc, 4 September 2020 Applications of shallow geothermal energy either use closed-loop or open-loop systems. Here we explain the requirements and advantages of closed-loop systems and in follow-up blog we dive into open-loop systems. In closed-loop systems a heatRead more

Pilot area activities – #10 Hydrogeological characterisation of abandoned mine workings for low-enthalpy geothermal in Glasgow, Scotland

Kirsty Shorter, 17 March 2020 Drilling, installation and testing of 12 boreholes The British Geological Survey is currently constructing a geoenergy observatory in Glasgow, Scotland to provide an underground research facility to study abandoned mine water geothermal heating and cooling.Read more

Pilot area activities – #9 Geological and Hydrogeological surveys in Cardiff, UK

David Boon, 2 March 2020 Field surveys for promoting sustainable geothermal energy use The decarbonisation of urban heating using ground source heat pumps will require significant deployments of shallow geothermal technologies including vertical closed loop (borehole heat exchangers) and openRead more