About the Centre for Geothermal Energy Research (SACGER)
The vision of the South Australian Centre for Geothermal Energy Research (SACGER) is for a future in which the world's mineral and energy resources are managed efficiently and sustainably for the benefit of society, industry and the environment.
The SACGER mission is to establish a world-class centre of excellence for practical, high-priority geothermal energy research, with a focus on enhanced (engineered) geothermal systems and in geothermal power systems that will result in widespread benefits at a state, national and international level.
SACGER aims to conduct research into enhanced geothermal systems and power systems that provide an economically and environmentally viable delivery of geothermal energy. The Centre is committed to enabling South Australia to remain at the forefront of research and development in geothermal energy,which will result in widespread benefits for industry, the community and the environment.
SACGER brings together cross disciplinary research excellence and expertise from the following schools within the University:
- Australian School of Petroleum
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering
- Computer Science
- Earth and Environmental Sciences