Heat from the depths

Geothermal energy as an energy technology of the future in Austria
energy innovation austria 2/2021

Publisher: BMK in cooperation with the Climate and Energy Fund
English, 12 pages

Content Description

As a renewable energy source, geothermal heat has the potential to play a key role in climate-neutral heating. Austria's potential for harnessing geothermal heat and the possible ways it could be used in pioneering energy concepts are currently being studied and tested in various pilot projects.


  • Topic: Geothermal heat
    Technologies and potentials for the energy supply of tomorrow
  • Interview: Mag. Gregor Götzl
    Geological Survey of Austria (GBA), Hydrogeology & Geothermal Energy Department
  • Project: Manage_GeoCity
    Using geothermal heat efficiently in urban spaces
  • Project: GEOTIEF
    Studying the potential for harnessing geothermal energy in the Vienna Basin
  • Project: SEP
    Spatial energy planning for the heating transition
  • Project: SANBA
    Using geothermal energy to store heat in local low-temperature grids