Energy Systems & Geotechnics

Underground Research Laboratories

Underground Research Laboratories such as in Mont Terri are places of intensive in-situ investigation for best options of waste repositories. Virtual URLs are under development as data and model repositories.

Project link: Urban Catchments
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Energy Storage

Salt Caverns

Large underground stores are required for fluctuating renewable energy resources; more frequent loading and unloading of salt cavern arrays is investigated from a geomechanical point of view.

Project link: ANGUS+, H2-UGS
Video: soon

Carbon Capture Storage


Geophysical exploration (e.g. seismics) provides a better picture of subsurface systems and allow for better planning of geological CO2 storage repositories …

Project link: PROTECT, CO2BENCH

Completed Projects

Geometric modelling with GOCAD