The consultation is open to all geothermal stakeholders wishing to contribute to the proposals for Harmonised procedure on the Environment Impact Assessment for Geothermal Development and Harmonised European Geothermal Licensing Guidelines.
24 June 2021 – This year the winner of the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2021 is ENGIE Solutions with its innovative multidrains boreholes well architecture. This project, developed by ENGIE Solutions and built with Antea Group and other partners, can almost double the productivity of a geothermal reservoir.
Dear Executive Vice-President Timmermans,Dear Commissioner Simson,Renewables are a key part in the transition towards a net zero emissions economy. Combined with energy savings, the various renewable energy sources provide a cost-effective and readily available solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a relatively short timescale.
EGEC invites all geothermal stakeholders to take part in the two consultations below on EIA and licensing.
EGEC, together with other 9 environmental NGOs, cities and renewable associations called on Executive Vice-President Timmermans and Energy Commissioner Simson to increase target for renewable energy in the Renewable Energy Directive. Read the joint letter on renewable energy target here
Today EGEC sent a letter to the European Commission Executive Vice President on the European Green Deal, the Executive Vice President for A Europe Fit for the Digital Age and the Commissioner on Energy. This letter was asking for the implementation of a fair framework for State Aid, that allow European Member States to support the development of innovative technologies and the market uptake of geothermal energy, notably in the heating and cooling sector.
The next Celle Drilling – International Conference and Exhibition for Advanced Drilling Technology will take place on 14 / 15 September 2021.
This year’s conference will be a hybrid event with the possibility of attending either online or in person. The physical location this year will be Villa Copenhagen – the city’s former central post & telegraph head office in the heart of Copenhagen.
On 21st of September 2021, the Swiss geothermal energy forum «Connect» will take place, with an international dimension. The aim is to raise the visibility of the different forms of geothermal energy and to strengthen the connections among the different value chain stakeholders. Over 300 participants from Switzerland and abroad are expected. Be part of it and shape the future of a decarbonized society with geothermal energy.