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the University of Glasgow | School of Engineering / Systems, Power and Energy Research Division


Speciality field: 
  • Identification, assessment and classification of resources and reserves 
  • Reservoir stimulation
  • Unconventional Borehole heat exchanger designs (incl. single-well, closed-loop)
  • Innovative ORCs
  • Cogeneration and trigeneration
  • Repurposing hydrocarbon wells
  • Harnessing mine water
  • Fluid flow, heat & mass transfer
  • Ground source heat pump systems
  • Geological thermal energy storage
  • Groundwater quality and hydrochemistry

As the home institution of such global luminaries as Lord Kelvin, James Watt, W.J.M. Rankine and Joseph Black, our reputation in energy engineering science is long-standing and world-renowned. Currently partners in the DESTRESS and newly granted CROWDTHERMAL EU projects.

Currently leading [list is not exhaustive]: EPSRC (GCRF) Geothermally sourced combined power and freshwater generation for eastern Africa (Combi-Gen); Innovate UK (Newton Fund, China-UK Research and Innovation Bridges competition): An ORC power plant integrated with thermal energy storage to utilise renewable heat sources for distributed heating and power; EPSRC Thermally Driven Heat Pump Based on an Integrated Thermodynamic Cycle for Low Carbon Domestic Heating (Therma-Pump); EPSRC CESI Repurposing Hydrocarbon Wells for Geothermal Energy Production and Storage.

Website | Contact person | E-mail: 
https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/engineering/research/divisions/systems 
Gioia Falcone | mgioia.falcone@glasgow.ac.uk