MUSE pilot area activities – RESULTS – #9 Vienna

Identifying underground urban heat islands in Vienna using groundwater temperature measurements C. Steiner (GBA), 18 August 2021 Field measurements for MUSE in the pilot area Vienna focused on the shallow groundwater body, which consists of gravelly river sediments, on theRead more

MUSE pilot area activities – RESULTS – #7 Cardiff

City-scale groundwater temperature characterisation to support the development of shallow geothermal energy A. M. Patton (BGS), 27 July 2021 In 2014, BGS carried out temperature depth profiling at 169 groundwater monitoring boreholes across Cardiff, U.K., to characterise groundwater temperatures atRead more

MUSE pilot area activities – RESULTS – #6 Zagreb

Results of groundwater heat exchanger monitoring in the urbanized area of the city of Zagreb S. Borovic (HGI-CGS), 19 July 2021 Zagreb, as other large urban areas, has significant heating and cooling demand, and it is clear that many investorsRead more

MUSE pilot area activities – RESULTS – #4 Aarhus

Mapping potential sites for shallow geothermal energy and energy storage, -a desktop study from Aarhus (Denmark) Claus Ditlefsen (GEUS), 22 June 2021 The municipality of Aarhus consists of a large fast-growing urban area surrounded by open land with suburbs andRead more

MUSE pilot area activities – RESULTS – #3 Zaragoza

Defining the exploitation patterns of groundwater heat exchanger systems in Zaragoza city pilot area (Spain) Alejandro García Gil (IGME-CSIC), 31 May 2021 Within the MUSE project activities in the pilot area of Zaragoza city, we have collected information from 27Read more

MUSE – Open-loop systems requirements & advantages

Radovan Cernak, 5 October 2020 Groundwater is a valuable natural source especially for drinking water. Additionally, using ground water for energy extraction is common in many countries for both heating and cooling. In general, these so called open-loop systems areRead more

MUSE – Web-based information systems for shallow geothermal energy

Mitja Janza, 28 September 2020 Geoscientific information is of fundamental importance for efficient and sustainable use of shallow geothermal energy. Lack of such information hinders implementation of shallow geothermal systems and increase uncertainty for investments in such systems. Web-based informationRead more

Pilot area activities – #11 Groundwater monitoring in Bratislava, Slovakia

Radovan Cernak, 30 March 2020 Installation of new monitoring network to assess shallow geothermal energy resources in a highly urbanized area Bratislava is nowadays a rapidly developing city with growing demands on energy for heating as well as cooling of buildings.Read more