HOW TO EXPLAIN SCALING AND CORROSION FORMATION?

Picture: The test heat exchanger at Soultz-Sous-Forêts, France (Source: ES) Corrosion is a form of damage that metals can experience when in contact with certain environments. Corrosion causes the metal to degrade which can lead to reduction in strength and leaking. There are numerous corrosion forms and the type of corrosion a component experiences is…

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HOW CAN WE DO GEOTHERMAL FROM OIL WELLS?

Picture: Installation of Enogia’s ORC in Vermilion’s well in Chaunoy (France) [Source: Enogia] Geothermal is the natural heat of the Earth. For centuries, geothermal springs have been used for bathing, heating and cooking. But only in the early 20th century people start to consider geothermal as a practical source of energy with huge potential. Geothermal…

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JOB OFFER: 1 Post-Doctoral researcher

The GEOS department, B2R team of the Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle in France invites applications for the position of 1 Post-Doctoral researcher starting from 1st April 2020. The position is funded within a larger EU-Horizon 2020 project for a period of 12 months.   Click here to see the entire proposition.

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MEET Geothermal Spring School 2020

The CY Cergy Paris University partner is organizing a practice-oriented geothermal training programme between 16th-20th of March, 2020. The MEET Geothermal Spring School 2020 is aiming to: – allow MEET participants to share their experience obtained during the first 24 months of the project – learn about geothermal energy, exploration and production thanks to the invitation…

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Organic Rankine Cycle installation in Vermilion site (Chaunoy, France)

A part of MEET project consists in the the demonstration of electricity and thermal power generation from various geological contexts. Six demonstration sites were selected based on temperature, flow and geological environment. The first demonstration sites are Chaunoy (France, sedimentary geological context), Soultz-sous-Forêts (France, granitic geological context) and Reykjanes (Iceland, volcanic geological context).  On these…

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