The Geoenergy research programme is geared towards the Energy Strategy 2050. In addition to shallow geothermal energy, where the subsurface temperature evolution over many years remains a major topic, direct use geothermal energy, and the potential for producing electricity using geothermal energy, are increasingly important as geothermal reservoirs are explored and become commercially viable.

Current research priorities

Project proposal procedure

Project proposals can be submitted at any time. It is recommended to first contact the Programme Head with a brief outline of the project. Following an initial assessment (and unless the outline is discouraged), a formal and more detailed proposal may be submitted for further evaluation.

Further information and documents are available on the Research Programmes page.

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Last modification 02.04.2024

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Head of Programme

Stefano Benato

Responsible person at the SFOE

Florence Bégué

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