Renewable Energy Utilization

Renewable Energy Utilization

ground source heat pumpNew and Renewable Energy Technologies
We aim to develop a platform to evaluate the adaptability and optimize the operation of building energy systems involving renewable and distributed energy. The longer-term objective is to develop capabilities in the United States and China for building operations decision making.
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Advanced Ground Source Heat Pump Technology
We are working to compare the status and trends of ground source heat pump technology in boht China and the United States to indentify differences and areas in which each country can learn from each other to enable wider adoption of the technology.
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Key Technical Achievements

  • Cloud tool for distributed energy technologies based on load and real-time pricing
  • Evaluation of renewable energy systems
  • New ground source heat exchanger designs


Berkeley Lab
Oak Ridge National Lab
Tianjin University
Tongji University
China Academy of Building Research