REGEOCITIES – Regulations of Geothermal HP systems at local and regional level in Europe

The REGEOCITIES project is focused on the achievement of the NREAP geothermal targets 2020 marked by countries with ambitious objectives regarding GSHP by means of the removal and clarification of the non-technical administrative/regulatory barriers at local and regional level.

The project aims to overcome barriers by means of reliable knowledge about the market conditions and barriers for geothermal heat pumps in the targeted countries (cities and regions) and in the general European framework. This will be realised by identification and transferring of good examples of  regulatory frameworks and administrative routines from mature to juvenile regions. The project will result in both recommendations to develop a common pre-normative framework and education and knowledge transfer in order to develop the tools for training energy managers in local authorities and Helpdesk for municipalities and public authorities.
Municipalities and regions in the participating countries are engaged in the project to secure a good implementation of the project results.



Intelligent Energy Europe


Time schedule

2012-05-01 – 2015-04-30


Project partners

Asociación de Industrias de la Construcción, Spain, coordinator
European Geothermal Energy Council, EU
Universidad Politécnica de Valancia, Spain
Romanian Geoexchange Sociaty, Romania
Bureau Recherches Géologiques Minières, France
EBeG GbR of Wetzlas, Germany
Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving, Greece
Nationale Geologiske Undersøgelser for Danmark og Grønland, Danmark
SLR consulting, Ireland
IF Technology, the Netherlands
Scuola Superiore di Studi Universitari e di Perfezionamento Sant’Anna, Italy
Service Public de Wallonie, Belgium

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