Geothermal

Unlimited energy from within the Earth...

Canada’s geoscape possesses more potential geothermal energy than hydrocarbon energy, but numerous challenges must be overcome if this renewable resource is to be effectively harnessed. Reservoirs of geothermal energy must be located, characterized, and modeled.

The nature of the interaction between rock at reservoir sites and geothermal fluids must be understood, and the potential costs of exploiting them in real-world scenarios must be understood. At the same, new engine technologies must be developed to enable generation of power from geothermal heat sources with non-ideal temperatures.

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Enabling Sustainability News

The Energy Adventure is just the beginning

The Energy Adventure is just the beginning

By: Kenneth Tam

May 10, 2022

Make your Science Odyssey an Energy Adventure!

Make your Science Odyssey an Energy Adventure!

By: Catherine Tays

Apr 19, 2022

Party to the Transition

Party to the Transition

By: Catherine Tays

Jan 26, 2022

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Researchers on Geothermal

Over seven years, Future Energy Systems plans to support more than 100 researchers and up to 1,000 Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP), including graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. To learn more about our researchers, visit the Researcher Directory.

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