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The success story of geothermal development in The Netherlands

PUBLISHED: February 22, 2019

Geothermal energy utilisation in The Netherlands has been experiencing a tremendous growth in recent years, mainly due to the development of policy instruments that tackled barriers such as geological uncertainty and the difficulty in ensuring adequate financing.

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Renovation wave(s): Three steps to manage the climate crisis and deliver a just transition for all

PUBLISHED: February 27, 2020


The European Commission announced a ‘Renovation Wave’ to
work alongside Member States in delivering energy efficiency improvements in
public and private buildings. This is a start. But it is still a long way from
what is required.





EGEC Geothermal proposes three simple steps to
institutionalise ownership, management and delivery of the systematic
removal of fossil fuels
in all types of buildings so that the sector is
compatible with the Paris Agreement long before 2050.





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#GeoInnAwards2020 Finalist: CarbFix

PUBLISHED: February 27, 2020


The EU-funded CarbFix project has been selected as one of the five outstanding finalists of the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Awards 2020.





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#GeoInnAwards2020 Finalist : Dagesser 2.0 rental

PUBLISHED: February 26, 2020


Bakker Oilfield Supply is one of the five outstanding finalists of the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Awards 2020. Their endorsed project is “Degasser 2.0 rental”.





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Ensuring the Just Transition Mechanism delivers robust support for regional transitions to sustainability

PUBLISHED: February 24, 2020


On 14 January 2020 the European Commission proposed a Just Transition Mechanism to mobilise at least €100 billion (over the period 2021-2027) to support regions most affected by the transition towards the zero-carbon economy.





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EGEC Geothermal joins the European Battery Alliance

PUBLISHED: February 19, 2020


Geothermal brine can contain lithium. The geothermal industry is therefore able to produce this mineral in a clean way, while also generating renewable heat and electricity for surrounding communities. This is why in February EGEC Geothermal joined the European Battery Alliance.





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Two-day Geothermal Brussels event

PUBLISHED: February 7, 2020


The Two-day Geothermal event took place in Brussels on 4th and 5th February with more than 60 participants from different European countries.





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Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award - Endorsed nomination available!

PUBLISHED: February 6, 2020


EGEC is pleased to announce the five endorsed nominations for the Ruggero Bertani European Geothermal Innovation Award 2020.





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Sustainable Europe Investment Plan: what renewables need for a zero-carbon 2050

PUBLISHED: January 29, 2020


The Sustainable Europe Investment Plan represents the main investment pillar of the EU Green Deal. It will have to mobilise at least €1 trillion in sustainable investments over the next decade to achieve a climate-neutral economy by 2050.





But to do so, as from 2020 only projects consistent with the 2050 targets should benefit.





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Two days Geothermal Brussels events – 4th&5th February 2020

PUBLISHED: January 14, 2020


This 2-days European seminar will take place on 4 & 5 February 2020 in Brussels.





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Just Transition Mechanism must prioritise renewable heat to deliver the EU’s zero-carbon target

PUBLISHED: January 14, 2020


EGEC Geothermal reaction to the launch of the Just Transition Mechanism proposal





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