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Seminar on Underground Thermal Energy Storage

Underground Thermal Energy Storage

Thursday 31 May, 10am to 1pm
26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

REHAU, a GSHPA member, organised a seminar on Underground Thermal Energy Storage at the Building Centre in London.

Underground Thermal Energy Storage ("UTES") involves storing excess summer heat in the ground in order to extract it more easily in the winter. Renewable energy sources such as solar thermal produce most of their heat when it is not required and hence it is often wasted. For this reason, it is becoming increasingly common to use energy storage to improve the total system efficiency. Expert speakers will provide an overview of different ways to extract and store energy underground.

Click on the titles below to see presentations:


Why UTES is attracting attention now Andy Ford,
President, CIBSE
UTES experience from Sweden Professor Göran Hellström,
NeoEnergy Sweden
Interseasonal Heat Transfer - case studies Edward Thompson,
Director, ICAX
PE-Xa probes in Underground Thermal Energy Storage       Steve Richmond,
REHAU
Using Thermo Screw Piles for UTES Steve Reid,
Ecologic Innovations Ltd
Aquifer Thermal Energy Storage Nick Boyd,
IfTech
Q&A, Lunch and networking  

REHAU invited architects, engineers and those with an interest in achieving a high performance from ground source energy to join the seminar and learn about UTES.

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