SEAI RD&D  - geothermal topic - 2021

GSI are pleased to announce our continued collaboration with Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland's Research Development and Demonstration Programme. The 2021 call is now open and includes the topic Novel uses of geothermal energy for decarbonisation of heat. Proposals submitted to this Topic should seek to demonstrate a novel approach (in the Irish context) to geothermal heat use within a wider energy system, and assess the impacts of geothermal heat within the scheme. Modelled scenarios for future potential impacts could also be included.

Project scale: Medium, up to 3 years

Budget: maximum of €350,000

Further details and application information: SEAI website


SEAI RD&D call - 2019

GSI have partnered with the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland for their 2019 Research, Development and Demonstration funding call.


The programme objectives include the following:

  • Accelerate the development and deployment in the Irish marketplace of competitive energy-related products, processes and systems
  • Support solutions that enable technical and other barriers to market uptake to be overcome
  • Grow Ireland's national capacity to access, develop and apply international class RD&D
  • Provide guidance and support to policy makers and public bodies through results, outcomes and learning from supported energy projects

GSI will co-fund up to two projects;

  1. Novel drilling and exploration techniques for deep geothermal resources
  2. Improved estimation of deep geothermal resources in Ireland

For full details about the call and call documents please go to the SEAI RDD call website