Projects

Current nationally lead research projects

  • Improving the energy efficiency of geothermal energy utilisation by adjusting the user characteristics, NORCE, EEA, 2020-2023
  • Digitalization of multi-reservoir geothermal systems for optimal control of heat production, storage and peak-load management, RUDEN AS, Innovasjonsprosjekt, 2020-2023
  • Simulation of governing processes in superheated and supercritical geothermal systems: mathematical models, numerical methods and field data, UiB, Kompetanse - og samarbedsprosjekt, 2020-2024
  • DeepScale - Deep geothermal flow assurance; cost-efficient scale handling and heat fluid robustness. SINTEF,  KPN, 2019-2022
  • Low cost drill bit body material for geothermal applications. Lyng Drilling IPN 2018-2021
  • Novel concept for energy efficient hard rock drilling towards cost-effective geothermal energy harvesting. SINTEF, other support, 2018-2021
  • Modeling of high temperature, high pressure geothermal energy production system. NTNU KPN 2017-2021
  • Cost-effective and Reliable Engineered Casing Systems for super-HT Geothermal Wells. Equinor, IPN, 2017-2021
  • Thermo-mechanical subsurface energy storage (TheMSES) UiB FP 2016-2021
  • Technology platform for research-based innovations in deep geothermal drilling (INNO-Drill). Sintef KPN 2016-2019
  • Fellesløsning grunnvann til varme og kjøling i Melhus sentrum (ORMEL2) Melhus kommune 2018-2021
  • Enhancing geothermal reservoirs - hydraulic and thermal stimulation technology UiB KPN 2017-2020
  • Modeling of high temperature, high pressure geothermal energy production system NTNU KPN 2017-2020
  • Cost-effective and Reliable Engineered Casing Systems for super-HT Geothermal Wells Statoil ASA IPN 2017-2020
  • Integrerte varme- og kjølesystem for sykehusbygg med mål om minimal brutto energibruk Norconsult IPN 2017-2020
  • RockStore - develop, demonstrate and monitor the next generation BTES systems NORCE KPN 2018-2021
  • Cryogenic cooling canister for downhole tools Norwegian Well IPN 2018-2020
  • Deep geothermal flow assurance; cost-efficient scale handling and heat fluid robustness. Sintef KPN 2019-2020