During a visit to Iceland, Miki Plichta from Slovakia interviewed remarkable pioneers working with geothermal energy power in the island.
GeoEnergy Days (3-5 July 2018) is the first international event in France offering a unique opportunity to the 500 expected participants to share skills and experiences, develop partnerships and grow business with and within the geo-energy industries (upstream oil & gas, deep geothermal energy, geological storage + minerals & mining for the energy transition).
The Geothermal Panel of the European Technology and Innovation Platform on Renewable Heating & Cooling (RHC-ETIP) has announced the new Steering Committee for the period 2018-2020.
The International Geothermal Association (IGA), organizes together with the International Energy Agency- Geothermal Technology Collaboration Programme (IEA Geothermal TCP) and the trade fair Offenburg a Southeast Asia Symposium.
The twelfth GeoTHERM expo & congress, the biggest Europe’s geothermal event, will take place on March 1-2, 2018, in its successfully established form. Accompanied by a high-quality congress programme covering the areas of shallow and deep geothermal energy, the event offers well-founded knowledge for research and practice as well as a perfect platform for exchange of experience.
Held this year in the capital of Turkey, the two-day event will bring together representatives from developers, operators, suppliers, government, municipalities and authorities in the Sheraton Convention Center in Ankara. The conference will discuss feed-in tariffs and funding schemes, economy of scale and cost reduction potentials, explore prospects for the development of heat and electricity producing plants, and discuss challenges and solutions after drilling and during operation. There will also be a specific emphasis on financing and funding for geothermal projects in Turkey.
On February 20th, EGEC co-signed a Joint Letter to Representatives of the European Parliament, Council, and Commission on the subject of Primary Energy Factors as key element for efficient and renewable heat in Europe.
On February 21st, the European Parliament – Committee on Industry and Energy, voted on the Internal Market for Electricity Regulation.
After the vote in the European Parliament Plenary of January 17 on key files of the Clean Energy Package, the RES Heating and Cooling associations came together to call on the European Council not to turn its back on their business in future negotiations.
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.READ MORE