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Geothermie - District Heating Project - Southampton, United Kingdom

Type: CaseStudy

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Abstract

Geothermal energy takes a rather subordinate position among renewable energy sources. Nevertheless, geothermal energy is available in many places and independent of the different seasons of the year, even if some regions do have a higher potential than others. In Southampton after a district heating and cooling scheme based on geothermie has proved its reliability and economical viability in more than ten years of operation.

Keywords: Geothermal energy; CHP - Trigeneration