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The commissioning of thelargest ORC system in Europe of 17.5 MWe in the Velika Ciglena geothermal power plant, Croatia, was completed by Turboden for the Turkish customer Geoen – MB Holding, in December 2018. The Velika Ciglena project exploits steam and hot water at 170°C to produce electricity to feed the local power grid.
The General Confederation of Italian Industry (Confindustria) published this week a “White Paper for an Efficient development of Renewable Energy Resources in Italy to 2030” (in Italian). Confindustria recognizes traditional geothermal power plants as the main components of Italy’s geothermal production.
GT' 2019 - Geothermal Turkey Congress 3rd Annual will take place on 6-7 February 2019 in Ankara, Turkey. Organised by JESDER (Geothermal Power Plant Investors Association), the objective of the congress is to bring together engineers, scientists, investors and related ministries employees on recent research including: case studies, enhanced geothermal systems, engineering techniques, field management, exploration, drilling and wellbore flows.
The 44th Stanford Geothermal Workshop will be held on 11-13 February 2019 at Stanford University, California (USA). Organised by the Department of Energy Resources Engineering of Stanford University, the workshop aims to bring together engineers, scientists and managers involved in geothermal reservoir studies and developments. Papers will be presented on recent research including: Case Studies, Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS), Engineering Techniques, Field Management, Exploration, Drilling and Well Bore Flows, Low Enthalpy Systems, Geosciences.
EGEC, alongside other renewable associations (Bioenergy Europe, EREF, EHPA, ESTELA, EUREC, Ocean Energy Europe, Solar Heat Europe) has co-signed a joint statement denouncing proposal to make fossil fuels eligible for funding in the ERDF.
Brussels, 13 November 2018 - EGEC welcomes the adoption of the Renewable Energy Directive, the Energy Efficiency Directive and the Governance Regulation by the European Parliament today. The new legislations will be the basis for the European climate and energy regulatory framework after 2020.
In an open letter to Commissioner Cañete, the Renewable Energy Industry Associations call for an ambitious vision to achieve the pathway of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
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