12 July 2021
NWO project on minimizing the risk of induced seismicity associated with geothermal energy granted
Anne Pluymakers, Annemarie Muntendam-Bos, Denis Voskov (all TU Delft) and André Niemeijer (Utrecht University) have been awarded funding from the NWO OTP program for their project “Minimizing the risk of induced seismicity associated with geothermal energy in fractured reservoirs”
12 July 2021
Delft misses out on millions of euros in subsidy for future energy source
TU Delft, Hydreco Geomec, Energie Beheer Nederland (EBN) and Shell are preparing a geothermal project on the TU Delft campus.
29 March 2021
David Bruhn elected new Coordinator of EERA JP Geothermal
David Bruhn, Professor for Geothermal Engineering at our department, was elected as the next coordinator of the EERA Joint Programme Geothermal Energy (JPGE), as of July 1, 2021. The EERA is the European Energy Research Alliance (www.eera-set.eu) and is the largest energy research community in Europe, covering the whole range of low-carbon energy technologies as well as some systemic topics.
09 March 2021
Successful PhD defence of Yang Wang
Yang Wang held his PhD defence on the 23rd of February. You can access his thesis with the title ‘The impact of heterogeneity on geothermal production: simulation benchmarks and applications’ via the TU Delft repository.
24 November 2020
NWO ATES Triplet project granted !
Congratulations to Phil Vardon, who was awarded an NWO Open Technology Programme grant for the project entitled ATES Triplet.
29 September 2020
Successful PhD defence of Baptiste Lepillier
Baptiste Lepillier held his PhD defence on the 29th of September 2020. You can access his thesis with the title ‘Characterization of a Fracture-Controlled Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) in the Trans-Mexican-Volcanic-Belt (TMVB)’ via the TU Delft repository.
02 July 2020
Focus on Geothermal
Maren Brehme gave a talk on Geothermal Energy in the Netherlands in an IGC online meeting.
22 June 2020
Geothermal Science & Engineering in TU Delta about the EasyGo project
TU Delft is leading a multi-million euro project to train geothermal experts. This connects to the Delft geothermal heat project, with deep wells under the campus.
02 June 2020
Efficiency and Safety in Geothermal Operations
A fund of 3.4M€ has been awarded by the European Commission to a project on geothermal energy, that will be led by researcher Maren Brehme (TU Delft). The project entitled ‘EASYGO: Efficiency and Safety in Geothermal Operations‘ is one of the Innovative Training Networks meant for extraordinary global research as well as excellent training opportunities for PhD candidates to reach doctorate level.
12 May 2020
The KNAW fund for project MiMo
The project MiMo – Misi Monitoring received funding from KNAW (Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen) for a Dutch – Indonesian collaboration on geothermal energy. It will be led by Assistant Professor Maren Brehme in a strong cooperation with the TBM faculty.