Project name GROUND MED
1st January 2009 - 31 December 2014
Total budget: Seventh Framework Programme: 7,247,686 €
  • Heating and cooling system manufacturers and installers
  • Research institutes and universities
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The GROUND-MED project has developed and assessed an innovative system of geothermal heat pumps in eight pilot locations around Europe (France; Romania; Portugal; Slovenia; Barcelona and Valencia, Spain; Italy and Greece). The initiative includes research, demonstration and monitoring, dissemination, and project management activities.

The GROUND-MED consortium is comprised of twenty-four European organisations and includes a broad array of actors from the geothermal energy world. For example, research institutes, universities, heat pump installers, national and European industrial associations, energy consultants, employment agencies and an information centre.


  • Demonstrate the exceptional performance of geothermal heating and cooling systems in locations with different weather conditions.

Results achieved

Savings on heating
Savings on cooling


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