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Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) and Women in Geothermal, fifth interview of the series with Edith Haslinger

The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Austria’s largest non-university research organization, has a business unit called ‘Thermal Energy System’ specialized on the development of heat pumps and thermal storages on both component and system level, and their integration into industrial processes, buildings and thermal networks. Within Geofit project, AIT is

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CEN Workshop Kick-off Meeting

The consortium of the GEOFIT H2020 project, funded by the EU, has been working during 4 years on an integrated industrially driven action aimed at the deployment of cost effective enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) on energy efficient building retrofitting. This action includes the use of 5 demonstration sites as open

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CEN Workshop on ‘Design and installation guidelines for a building retrofitting concept based on EGS (Enhanced Geothermal Systems)’

GEOFIT partners identified the creation of a CEN workshop as a useful way to disseminate the GEOFIT project findings and results in accordance with the dissemination activities carried out to facilitate the acceptance and utilization by the market of the developed solutions through the interaction with the standardization system. Thanks

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GEOFIT at the World Geothermal Congress 2020+1

The GEOFIT project was recently presented at the World Geothermal Congress 2020+1 on 26th October in Reykjavík, Iceland. Around 300 people attended the conference across its 3-day duration (25-27 October), and there were 31 participating European-funded research projects (GEOFIT + 30 others) represented in the European Research & Innovation Pavilion

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Works in Aran pilot site start!

The GEOFIT project landed on the Aran Islands and is retrofitting a house by means of a geothermal heat pump! The Spanish drilling company Catalana de Perforacions arrived on site with their equipment and will drill a 100 m borehole in the house’s garden. GEOFIT is showcasing the added value

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