NEWS

  • Post-doc positions at University of Geneva

    PUBLISHED: August 16, 2018

    Two post-doc positions are open at the University of Geneva one in "3D Reservoir Structural Modelling" and one in "Risks and Uncertainties Evaluation of Gephysical Exploration Applied to Geothermal Drilling Projects". 

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  • Anti-corrosion well concept validated in the Paris basin

    PUBLISHED: July 31, 2018

    On July 20, GPC IP successfully completed a new anti-corrosion, fiberglass lined, production well at the Bonneuil-sur-Marne geothermal district heating site, in the Paris outskirt, scoring a new success and milestone in smart well architecture.

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  • EGEC joins the Decarb Heat Initiative

    PUBLISHED: July 26, 2018

    Today, EGEC, the European Geothermal Energy Council, representing the geothermal industry, has joined the Decarb Heat Initiative that aims to fully decarbonise the heating and cooling sector in Europe by 2050. The association that gathers more than 120 members from 28 countries, joins forces with Bioenergy Europe, COGEN Europe, EHPA, EPEE and Euroheat & Power and in their efforts to create a policy and market framework supporting an energy efficient and renewable thermal energy system in Europe and to make heating and cooling one of EU’s top policy priorities.

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  • SEPTEMBER

    5-7

    UPCOMING EVENT

    IRENA Innovation Week

    IRENA Innovation Week 2018 will focus on ‘solutions for a renewable-powered future’ and will bring together around 250 leading innovators, companies, and policy makers from across IRENA’s diverse global membership, to explore how innovations in enabling technologies, business models, system operations and sector coupling can accelerate the renewable power transition.

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  • SEPTEMBER

    5-8

    UPCOMING EVENT

    The 6th Indonesia International Geothermal Congress & Exhibition

    The Indonesian Geothermal Association (INAGA) has announced the dates for the 6th edition of the key geothermal event for Indonesia’s growing geothermal market, the 2018 Indonesia International Geothermal Congress & Exhibition IIGCE.  This year’s theme is “Empowering Geothermal for Indonesia’s Energy Sustainability”.

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  • SEPTEMBER

    25-27

    UPCOMING EVENT

    Global District Energy Days

    Euroheat & Power and Finnish Energy have teamed up for the 2018 Global District Energy Days. During this two and half days event you will get the opportunity to discuss major issues of importance for European and Global District Energy sectors across a range of technical and commercial issues; from resource assessment and innovative technological design, to market and policy developments.

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POSITION PAPERS

  • Geothermal as a key flexible player in the European energy market (factsheet)

    PUBLISHED: July 12, 2018

    The Electricity Market Regulation considers renewable power production only as a source of instability, due to the variable or intermittent production of PV and wind technologies. It introduces Capacity Remuneration Mechanisms for dispatchable or flexible generation able to provide grid services to stabilize an electricity
    market with high renewable penetration. Yet, the debate ignores the potential of flexible renewable production, i.e. geothermal, to provide such grid services.

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  • Renewable Industry associations' statement on the 2050 EU Decarbonisation Strategy

    PUBLISHED: July 10, 2018

    Ahead of the high level Stakeholder consultation organized by the European Commission on July 10-11, the European renewable industry associations came together with a joint statement calling for renewable energy to be at the very heart of the EU Strategy for long-term emissions reduction.

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  • Renewable heating and cooling association react to the agreement on H&C in the RES directive

    PUBLISHED: June 14, 2018

    The associations representing the renewable heating & cooling (RES-H&C) industries, AEBIOM, EGEC, EHPA and Solar Heat Europe/ESTIF, welcome the agreement on the REDII, as it finally brings to life the first dedicated provision on H&C (article 23) in EU legislation.

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About EGEC Geothermal

More than 120 members from 28 countries, including private companies, national associations, consultants, research centres, geological surveys, and public authorities, make EGEC the strongest and most powerful geothermal network in Europe, uniting and representing the entire sector.

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