Using models in a different way

Paradigm shift in energy planning

Jun 18, 2024 | To meet the complex requirements of future building and energy systems, Empa researcher Matthias Sulzer and Berkeley Lab researcher Michael Wetter are proposing a paradigm shift in planning of such systems: They call for a more automated and model-ba...
OST Technology Day

Outlook on future-oriented technologies

Jun 14, 2024 | Around 200 representatives from industry attended the Technology Day at the Buchs campus of OST – Ostschweizer Fachhochschule on 11 June 2024. The event about future technologies for Switzerland, at which Empa researcher Mirko Kovac gave a keynote sp...
Impact of borehole thermal energy storage on groundwater

Oasis of wellbeing or source of stress?

Jun 13, 2024 | In a recently launched project, the aquatic research institute Eawag is investigating, together with Empa on the joint campus in Dübendorf, how the use of borehole thermal energy storage (BTES) affects the surrounding soil, the groundwater and the mi...


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