Zero Village Bergen

CMR is involved in two research projects that investigates the potential for thermal energy storage solutions for this area. Now we are fighting for political support.

08.02.2016 by Gunn Janne Myrseth

Zero Village Bergen

Illustration: Snøhetta

The ambition level for Zero Village Bergen at Aadland with 800 dwellings is that the area will be self supplied with both thermal and electric energy. CMR is involved in two research projects that investigates the potential for thermal energy storage solutions for this area. This weekend the partners published a political statement in Bergens Tidende.

Energy storage is a prerequisite for achieving the high level of ambition in the project. CMR’s main focus in the two research projects is optimized borehole thermal energy storage (BTES).

Project A:
Zero Village Bergen – integrated energy design and flexible energy solutions

Grant “Husbanken Kompetansetilskudd”

Partners:  Bybo, Sintef Byggforsk, CMR, BKK and Proxll

A FME ZEB (The Research Centre on Zero Emission Buildings ) pilot project

This project will test models for exchange of heat and electricity between buildings, local energy storage and power grid.

Project B:
Underground Thermal Energy Storage (UTES) application in crystalline rocks with optimized contribution of groundwater flow for zero emission buildings

Grant:  Regionalt Forskningsfond Vest Kvalifiseringsstøtte

Partners:  Bybo, CMR and Uni Research

This shows the area Aadland, outside Bergen, close to the airport Flesland, where Zero Village Bergen will be buildt. Now the bureacracy is working with the plans. Probably the Yes and Nos is cleared out this Christmas.

Link Zero Village Bergen

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